Friday, 04 Mar 2022
PTT Group backed Avaada Energy said it will raise INR 14.4 billion through green bonds; MNRE has asked states to consider setting up DRC for renewable energy projects; Adani subsidiary bags LOA for 150 MW solar project; SJVN’s 400 MW solar project .
Friday, 25 Feb 2022
Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has said the government will invite fresh tenders for solar manufacturing Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, according to local media reports.
Friday, 18 Feb 2022
SJVN has entered MoU with REIL for solar consultancy services; MNRE has launched framework for Promotion of DRE Livelihood Applications; Husk Power has achieved financial closure for INR 310 million to develop 140 microgrids; India and Australia sign LOI new and renewable energy technology.
Tuesday, 15 Feb 2022
At the end of January 2022, India’s cumulative installed solar power capacity exceeded the 50 GW milestone with the desert state of Rajasthan leading the tally having installed 10.5 GW in total, according to latest data released by the federal Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).
Friday, 21 Jan 2022
To encourage wider adoption of rooftop solar, MNRE has simplified the scheme; Apollo Tyres has acquired 27.2% equity in Cleantech Solar subsidiary; ReNew Power & Fluence announce energy storage JV.
Thursday, 23 Dec 2021
The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) from interested consultants to conduct an evaluation of phase II of the country’s Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme.
Thursday, 18 Nov 2021
Revised guidelines by India’s Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) now paves way for thermal power generation companies to set up their own renewable energy capacity, turn into renewable power producers, .
Monday, 11 Oct 2021
India may be looking at providing relief to solar energy developers in the country in terms of either extending the impending Basic Customs Duty (BCD) imposition that’s due to come into effect from April 1, 2021, or extending project commissioning deadlines, a local business daily reported.
NHPC Launches EPC Tender For 100 MW Floating PV; MNRE Updates ALMM List & Issues Benchmark Costs For Rooftop & Decentralized Solar; Indian Power Ministry Seeking Feedback On Draft Renewable Energy Electricity Rules; India Announces National Hydrogen Mission
Friday, 20 Aug 2021
EPC tender for 100 MW floating solar: Indian hydropower producer NHPC Limited has called for bids from EPC service providers to implement 100 MW floating solar PV capacity in Odisha’s Angul district. It will come up atop Rengali Reservoir.
MNRE Modifies 12 GW CPSU Scheme Phase-II & Extends Renewable Project Completion Deadline Due To COVID-19; Vikram Solar Energizes 85 MW Solar For NTPC; India On 6th Spot Of IHS Markit’s Renewables Investment Attractiveness List; PLI Scheme Expanded To Battery Storage
Friday, 14 May 2021
CPSU scheme amended: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has introduced amendments to the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-II under which it plans to procure 12 GW of grid connected solar PV capacity for self-consumption or for use by government entities (see India Details 12 GW CPSU Scheme Phase-II).
IREDA Appointed Implementing Agency For Production Linked Incentive Scheme For Solar; MNRE Says Preference To Be Given To Manufacturers Offering To Build Higher Capacities
Friday, 30 Apr 2021
Minimum capacity to bid for by interested solar PV manufacturers under India's PLI Scheme is 1 GW, according to MNRE. Bidders getting higher marks will get preference in allocation of manufacturing capacity.
MNRE Issues List I Of ALMM For Modules; Borosil Renewables Expecting PV Glass Demand To Grow; GUVNL’s 500 MW PV Tender Oversubscribed; PGCIL Acquires RNTL To Enable Evacuation Of 8.1 GW Solar Power
Monday, 29 Mar 2021
ALMM list issued by MNRE: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued the list I of Approved Models and Manufacturers of Solar PV Modules (ALMM). List I is only for modules, while list II will be for cells.
GUVNL Re-Tenders 800 MW Solar PV Capacity; MAHAGENCO Wants Rooftop Solar For Thermal Power Stations; India Installed 420 MW New Renewable Energy Capacity In Feb 2021; USAID & DFC Commit $41 Million For Rooftop Solar
Friday, 19 Mar 2021
800 MW re-tendered in Gujarat: The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has re-tendered a cumulative 800 MW solar PV capacity in the form of 2 separate tenders.
GUVNL To Re-Tender 800 MW Solar Capacity To Seek Lower Tariffs; NTPC Energizes 140 MW PV Project In Uttar Pradesh; TANGEDCO To Procure 500 MW Solar Power; SolarArise Commissions 75 MW PV Facility
Monday, 01 Feb 2021
GUVNL to re-tender 800 MW solar capacity: Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) will be holding auctions for 700 MW Dholera Solar Park and 100 MW Raghanesda Solar Park once again, after securing permission from the state power regulator, according to The Economic Times (ET).
Airtel Picks Up 5.2% Stake In Avaada Energy SPV; Andhra Pradesh 10 GW Solar Plans Moving Forward; Solar Powered Textile Mill; MNRE Draft For Wind Parks/Wind-Solar Hybrid Parks; Ind-Ra Blames Clean Energy For Subdued Interest For 1st Commercial Coal Mining Auction In India
Monday, 23 Nov 2020
India’s efforts to attract the private sector to initiate commercial coal mining in the country have not elicited any exciting response in the 1st such auction organized by the government, which Ind-Ra attributes to the global energy transition towards cleaner sources.
MNRE Grants 5 Month Extension To Commission Renewable Energy Projects Disrupted Due To COVID-19 Related Lockdown In India
Friday, 14 Aug 2020
The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's (MNRE) extension till August 24, 2020 for renewable energy project commissioning was issued after the industry approached it to extend the period further from the previous extension granted till May 31, 2020.
Indian Power Ministry Extends ISTS Transmission Charges Waive Off Period For Solar & Wind Power Projects Commissioned Till June 30, 2023
Friday, 07 Aug 2020
India has once again extended the ISTS transmission charges waive off period for solar and wind power projects.
MNRE: Guidelines For Development Of Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Parks For Solar/Wind/Hybrid Projects With/Without Storage
Monday, 22 Jun 2020
The UP Government has announced 600 MW solar power project development under the UMREPP scheme of the Government of India. For the latter, MNRE has issued a list of guidelines.
Project Development Cell Created Under Indian New & Renewable Energy Ministry To Welcome Global Renewable Energy Investors & Ensure Smooth Take Off For Projects
Friday, 19 Jun 2020
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (in the picture) is making all round efforts to position India as an attractive destination for investment by the global community.
New & Renewable Energy Ministry, India Announces FDI Cell Creation To Curb ‘Opportunistic’ Takeovers Of Indian Companies During COVID-19
Sunday, 14 Jun 2020
The Government of India has reviewed the country’s FDI policy to ensure companies outside of India do not take advantage of the pandemic to make opportunistic takeovers or acquisitions of Indian companies, stated the MNRE that’s headed by RK Singh (in the picture).
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