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Proposal to bring hydro power under renewable energy ambit in Cabinet soon

By : editor_2, Oct 5, 2018

The power ministry is planning to place a proposal to bring large hydro power units under the ambit of renewable energy before the Union Cabinet in a month, power minister R K Singh has said....

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Government may ask RBI to classify renewable energy projects under priority sector lending

By : editor_2, Sep 21, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is expected to write to RBI, seeking to bring renewable energy projects under priority sector lending, senior officials said. 

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Solar project developers seek reversal of cap in tariffs

By : editor_2, Sep 18, 2018

Solar project developers have cautioned the government that the decision to cap tariffs in future auctions at Rs 2.50 per unit needs to be reversed because it will make projects unviable as...

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MNRE proposes shortening commissioning period for solar projects

By : editor_2, Sep 6, 2018

Project developers are unhappy with the suggestion, maintaining the shortened deadline will put too much pressure on them.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed...

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India conducts first LiDAR-based wind profiling to set up offshore farms

By : editor_2, Sep 4, 2018

India has successfully conducted a first-of-its-kind LiDAR-based offshore wind profile measurement at the Gulf of Khambhat in Gujarat, the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) said in a...

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India tries one-off smaller solar tender with low ceiling to shrink tariffs

By : editor_2, Aug 31, 2018

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) directing it to hold a one-off smaller 1.2GW solar tender with a significantly...

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Government sets schedule for state entities to float solar power tenders

By : editor_2, Aug 24, 2018

The government has set a schedule for state companies and official agencies to float solar tenders in a move aimed at spacing out the offer of large project capacities and preventing distortion...

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India’s draft National Energy Storage Mission focuses on reducing costs of domestic EV batteries

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

Battery manufacturing represents a...

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MNRE seeks exemption from safeguard duty for current solar power projects

By : editor_2, Aug 6, 2018

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has urged the finance ministry to exempt solar power projects under implementation from 25% safeguard duty imposed on imported solar equipment...

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India Needs $125 Billion In Four Years To Meet Renewable Energy Target

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2018

India needs $125-billion investments to more than double its renewable energy to the targeted 175 gigawatts in four years as the nation looks to move to cleaner energy.

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