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Renewable Power Projects: Clear energy dues, MNRE tells states

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

In the wake of rising dues from state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) to renewable power projects, the Centre has asked the states to clear their outstanding amounts as soon as possible. “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has constantly taken...

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50,000 solar pumps to be given to farmers and 'gaushalas' in Haryana: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Fifty thousand solar pumps will be given to farmers and 'gaushalas' in Haryana with the assistance of NABARD, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Banwari Lal said on Friday. About Rs...

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AGEL plans to add 800 MW of renewable energy projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2019

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) plans to add over 800 MW of renewable energy projects in the current financial year and 3300 MW in two more years, the company said in a statement. "Adani Green...

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Oil India To Set Up 100 MW Of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

Oil India Limited (OIL), a Navaratna enterprise, has invited prospective bidders to develop 100 MW (AC) of solar project capacity anywhere in India. The projects will be tendered under the...

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Canada’s pension fund OMERS seeks new green energy deals

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

Canadian pension fund Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (OMERS) is scouting for acquisition opportunities in India, in an affirmation of the country’s position as a green energy hot...

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NTPC Offer Draws Out ISA Invite For Other Organisations to Enlist

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

The New Delhi Headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA), which finally started on its massive 1000 W mandate recently with the 270,000 plus solar water pump tender (through EESL),...

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Govt to ask RBI to remove priority lending limit for renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

In an attempt to further boost India’s emerging green economy, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) would try to impress upon the Reserve Bank of India for removal of the priority...

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NTPC may set up solar power project without signing a power purchase pact

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

NTPC is considering setting up of a solar power project without signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) with State Discoms. A top company official said: “If solar power is really the cheapest...

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India seeks suitable wind sites

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

The initiative follows a recent announcement by the MNRE to ensure availability of land and transmission facilities for developers that win wind and solar projects in auctions. Recent wind...

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Businesses are confident of growth in India's renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Rapid growth in India has been accompanied by an increased awareness of environmental considerations. In 2014, the Government of India announced that it would substantially ramp up its renewable...

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