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Decentralized renewables receive less than 1% of India’s subsidies says study

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

India’s support for decentralized renewables is “woefully lacking” according to data released this week.

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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

Solar pump sets to be provided at subsidy rates to SCs, BCs in Andhra Pradesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2017

Minister for IT and Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh said the State government would supply solar pump sets to SCs and BCs at subsidy rates under NTR Jalasiri scheme.

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Rajasthan govt approves new policy for power connections to small and marginal farmers

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

Rajasthan government has approved agriculture connection policy-2017 for power connections to small and marginal farmers.

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UDAY scheme impact: State-run power discoms cut losses by 21.5% in FY17

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

Combined losses of state-run power utilities in 26 states and the Union territory of Puducherry in 2016-17 fell 21.5% from a year ago to Rs40,295 crore on account of efforts under Ujwal Discom...

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Renewable energy industry wants cross subsidy waived

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

Renewable energy industry representatives have sought the waiving of a cross subsidy surcharge (CSS) levied by States on transmission.

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Cross-subsidy on power should go: Niti Aayog

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2017

Federal policy think-tank Niti Aayog has pitched for letting power utilities realize full market price from all consumers by doing away with cross-subsidy provided to poor consumers....

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Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources - 2017 approved

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

The government today approved the Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources - 2017 aiming to build a capacity to generate 2,969MW solar power, 244MW bio-fuel energy and...

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Over 300 solar consumers deprived of subsidy by Maharashtra Energy Development Agency

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2017

Change in norms by Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has deprived over 300 solar power consumers of central government subsidy. Solar consumers have demanded that MEDA and state...

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India-US to Spar Over Subsidies in Renewable Sector in WTO

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 8, 2017

Undaunted by US President Donald Trump's strong advocacy and push for protectionism at home, India has complained against the US at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for alleged illegal...

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