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India to meet solar capacity addition target of 10,000 MW

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2018

India is set to meet its target of adding 10,000 MW of solar capacity in 2017-18, almost twice that of the increase in 2016-17. ...

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Solar power tariff bottoms out, may not have free fall in 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

Solar power tariff fall seems to have bottomed out and may not drop beyond an all-time low of Rs 2.44 per unit in absence of well structured bids and rising solar panel prices on demand pressure...

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Subject Tags: India , MNRE , NTPC , PwC , solar power

HDFC ERGO Offers Solar Energy Shortfall Insurance

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company has designed a solar energy shortfall insurance policy to insure bidders against the likely loss of business if the generation doesn’t meet the projected...

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Purchase pacts for wind power will be cleared at new rates: KERC

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2017

Rejecting the requests of both wind developers and the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), Karnataka’s power regulator has reiterated its earlier decision that power purchase agreements...

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Subject Tags: KERC , MNRE , PPAs , wind

New interpretation of customs rule for import of solar panels leaves solar developers stranded

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

A new interpretation of customs rules has jeopardised India’s solar energy projects, with officials demanding payment of import duties on crucial inputs that were previously always shipped in...

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Green energy tariffs will fall further, help achieve targets: MNRE Secretary

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2017

 Renewable energy tariffs that have already tumbled to a record low will fall further and help India achieve its ambitious targets for generating green electricity, renewable energy secretary...

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MNRE Appoints EKI Energy Services Ltd as Advisor for First Phase of ISO 9001:2008 Implementation

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2014

To promote the growth and development of new and renewable energy sources in the country and to bring in transparency and accountability in the operations of government machinery, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has started the process of acquiring ISO 9001:...

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India's many small steps to solar leadership

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2014

In the midst of celebrating last week's Diwali, the festival of lights, India was making progress in expanding its solar energy market.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is moving forward with financing another round of solar projects through India’s...

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Ministry of new and renewable energy seeks loan from KfW to promote solar project

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 27, 2014

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) wants the government to back a 1-billion loan (aboutRs 7,750 crore) sought from German bank KfW to promote rooftop solar systems across the country. 
KfW is keen on lending 1-billion for the solar rooftop project...

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India Offshore Wind Policy to Target 1 Gigawatt by 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 15, 2014

India is set to introduce an offshore wind policy targeting 1 gigawatt by 2020, seeking to mimic Europe’s success in generating power at sea.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy will seek cabinet approval for the policy shortly, according to Joint Secretary...

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