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India’s first wind power auction: Developers sign PPAs for 550 Mw capacity

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 24, 2017

Major wind power developers including Adani and Mytrah Energy today signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Power Trading Corporation (PTC) for supply of 550 Mw power to states as part of...

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IIT-Bombay develops technology for colour coating solar glass building

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 24, 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has developed a technology that allows colour coating of solar glass buildings without affecting their energy-harvesting property. ...

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Government fears solar developers may delay projects to 'gain' from fall in tariffs

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 18, 2017

With the steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has written to all states to ensure that solar developers do not get “undue benefits”...

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Solar projects: India hopes to meet WTO deadline on sourcing norms

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

 
India is hopeful of adhering to the World Trade Organisation’s year-end deadline for removing the compulsory domestic-sourcing clause in its national solar energy generation programme,...

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Atmospheric particulate matter a significant threat to India’s solar projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 29, 2017

A study by Duke University, IIT Gandhinagar and University of Wisconsin has revealed that India’s solar projects may face...

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Solar energy firms accuse NTPC of delaying issue of CoDs certificate to solar projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 29, 2017

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has alleged that state-run power giant NTPC and its trading arm NVVN are delaying issue of commercial operation date (CoD) certificate to...

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MNRE de-empanels 71 solar rooftop channel partners

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 1, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has de-empanelled 71 channel partners/new entrepreneurs for failing to enter installation data for grid connected solar rooftop projects....

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National Review Meeting of RE Sector with the State Governments held

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 25, 2017

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) organized a two days National Review Meeting with the State Government officials of Renewable Energy sector from 23rd to 24th January 2017. Mobile...

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MNRE to seek cabinet nod to classify hydro power as renewable energy

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 20, 2016

New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday that his ministry will seek cabinet approval to reclassify large hydro power plants in the renewable category to help India achieve renewable power capacity of 230 gigawatt (GW) by...

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Rs.142.00 Crore Sanctioned for ‘Biogas Programme’ in 2016-17

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2016

An amount of Rs.142.00 crore has been allocated under “Biogas Programme’ during the current year 2016-17, This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New &...

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Subject Tags: biogas , MNRE