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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

Discoms arbitrarily shutting off solar power, government tells CERC

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2016

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has complained to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) that some discoms are not fully evacuating the solar power available to...

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Subject Tags: CERC , MNRE , solar energy

Indian regulator asked to prioritise solar over thermal after Tamil Nadu curtailments

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2016

India’s energy ministry has asked the power regulator to favour solar generation over thermal power in response to curtailment in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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Subject Tags: MNRE , solar energy

MNRE to allocate Rs. 142 crore for National Biogas and Manure Management Programme

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2016

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced that it is implementing the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) for setting up of family type biogas plants in rural and...

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Subject Tags: alternate fuel , biogas , MNRE

Solar power capacity addition outstrips wind in Q1

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 29, 2016

Solar power has overtaken wind power in new capacity addition for the first time in the country.

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National lab policy for renewable energy soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2016

The ministry of new and renewable energy is in the process of finalising a national lab policy to set norms for testing, standardisation and certification of renewable energy related products,...

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Subject Tags: MNRE , policy

India Looking To Launch National Energy Storage Mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 17, 2016

India’s renewable energy targets will massive amounts of capacity added to the grid over a very short period of time. The Indian government is looking at ways to minimize its impact on the...

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Subject Tags: energy storage , MNRE , policy

MNRE invites comments on the National Policy on RE based Mini/Micro grids draft

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 3, 2016

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited comments from stakeholders on its draft ‘National Policy for Renewable Energy based Micro and Mini Grids’.

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Government offers online facility for installing solar rooftops

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2016

Government has put in place a centralised facility which will enable consumers to apply online for installation of solar rooftops on their premises.

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Subject Tags: MNRE , Solar Rooftop

Government to unveil solar zones policy in June

By : sustainabilityo..., May 30, 2016

To encourage solar power generators and equipment manufacturers, the New and Renewable Energy Ministry will unveil a policy on solar zones that would be spread over one or more districts of a...

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Subject Tags: MNRE , solar energy