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Breather for solar gear importers

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018
The duty was imposed following a notification from the CBEC in September 2016 that since solar panels and modules generate...
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India’s Renewable Projects’ IRR estimated to be around 9-11 per cent: MNRE

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

The ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed internal rate of return (IRR) of major renewable energy projects to be in the range of 9-11 per cent. The assumptions are based on zero...

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Proposed safeguard duty may not hit ongoing solar power projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

Amid fears of a proposed safeguard duty on imported solar cells thwarting India's solar mission, the government wants to ensure that the duty is prospective in nature, and does not impact...

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Odisha seeks early construction of National Institute of New Energy & Innovation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

Bhubaneswar, Odisha: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to issue instructions to commence construction of the National Institute of New Energy and...

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Green power: Govt proposes ₹23,450-crore roof top solar scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed SRISTI — Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India — the scheme to incentivise the installation of roof top...

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Subject Tags: MNRE , Solar Rooftop , subsidy

Wind power tariff competitiveness to remain a challenge: ICRA

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2017

Even as the tariff competitiveness of wind energy has improved as against the conventional energy sources, its viability continues to be a challenge, says ICRA.

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Subject Tags: MNRE , PPA , Wind Energy

Scheme to promote waste-to-energy projects on the cards

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

Taking a dim view of the recent collapse of the Ghazipur landfill, Power Minister R K Singh today promised that a scheme will be worked out to encourage waste-to-energy projects in all cities...

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India issues new specifications for solar power modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2017

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order for new set of standard specifications for solar Photo-Voltaic (PV) modules which will come into force after one year from the date of their notification on Wednesday.

”This Order may be called the...

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MNRE signs agreement with Germany to improve renewable energy grid Integration

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the “Indo-German Energy Programme – Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC)” with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) today.

"The main objective of...

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Grid Connectivity for Wind Power: Making a case for bid winners

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has made a strong pitch before the central electricity regulator seeking that wind developers who have bagged projects at recent bidding exercises and those who go on to win bids in future auctions be accorded “priority” for getting...

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