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India Round-up: Uttarakhand eyes 200MW, Tata Hyderabad roofs, BIS extension, Maharashtra 138MW offer

By : editor_2, Feb 15, 2019

Uttarakhand tenders for 200MW 13 February: The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has issued a tender for 200MW of grid-connected solar power projects in the mountainous North Indian state. The deadline for bid submission is 15...

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India deployed more than 25GW of solar by 2019 - Ministry

By : editor_2, Feb 13, 2019

India's total solar PV deployment hit 25.21GW by the end of last year, according to figures supplied to parliament by the minister for new and renewable energy and power, R.K. Singh. ...

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Government of Goa Announces Revised Solar Energy Policy

By : editor_2, Feb 12, 2019

The Goa government has announced the Solar Energy Policy to encourage unconventional electricity generation in the coastal state. The policy came into force with immediate effect. ...

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SECI project winners buying expensive land as state stays reluctant on leasing for central projects

By : editor_2, Feb 11, 2019

SECI project winners buying expensive land as state stays reluctant on leasing for central projects.The state government had earlier said the matter would be...

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Indian manufacturers ‘elated’ with 12GW domestic content solar scheme

By : editor_2, Feb 8, 2019

India has approved a 12GW solar scheme for central public sector undertakings (CPSUs), which are state-owned enterprises, spanning the military, health, energy, government and mining sectors, among others. Importantly, the scheme mandates the use of domestically sourced solar...

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IREDA IPO to be launched before September, says top official

By : editor_2, Feb 8, 2019

The initial public offer (IPO) of state-owned Indian Renewable Energy...

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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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