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TERI launches portal for firms to self-assess, improve on renewable energy consumption

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2020

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has launched an online rating tool...

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Top Policymakers to speak on “India PV EDGE 2020” on Solar Manufacturing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2020

To catalyze cutting-edge PV manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and Invest India, are organizing a global symposium virtually, ‘India PV EDGE...

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Govt to give incentives to boost domestic solar industry: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2020

Along with an interest subvention to boost domestic solar manufacturing in the country, the government is also looking at incentivising the use of advanced technology, union power and renewable energy minister RK Singh said.

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Uttar Pradesh’s Rs 4,800-crore solar project gets Central government’s nod

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2020

MNRE has asked the Bundelkhand Saur Urja, the solar power park developer (SPPD), to submit the detailed project report at the earliest.
The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has granted in-principal approval for the setting up of a 1200-MW ultra mega solar...

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MNRE Creates FDI Cell to Process Foreign Investment Proposals

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

In order to keep a closed eye on the investment made by neighbouring countries in India, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a new cell in the ministry for taking care of the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the sector. The Ministry said in a...

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Apex solar body asks MNRE for extension of ISTS charges and losses waiver

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 8, 2020

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), an organisation of all solar energy stakeholders of India, has requested the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for extending the waiver of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses for renewable...

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COVID-19: MNRE extends all deadlines for One Sun One World One Grid plan

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 5, 2020

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Thursday extended the deadline for various activities under its recently proposed One Sun One World One Grid (OSOWOG) plan due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “In view of the prevailing situation and lockdown in many parts of the...

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India invites bid for One Sun One World One Grid to take on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2020

India has moved ahead with threading-the-needle for an ambitious global electricity grid, with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Tuesday calling for bids to roll-out the “One Sun One World One Grid" (OSOWOG) plan. The pre-bid meeting called on 5 June by...

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Round-the-clock renewable energy tenders worry developers

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2020

Renewable energy developers are uneasy about the government’s recent focus on round-the-clock solar and wind tenders, as they feel this may not be workable in practice. The ministry of new and renewable energy conducted a round-the-clock (RTC) auction earlier this month for...

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Germany to help India evaluate optimal power balancing to meet renewable energy plans by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2020

Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has contracted DNV GL, world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body to conduct a major control reserve study for southern region of India. It is the first control reserve study to be...

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