India is close to achieving 20 GW grid connected installed solar power generation capacity this fiscal itself with 19.58GW already in hand till February end, Parliament was informed today.
India is looking for significant gains from the International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit to be held here this weekend which will be attended by not less than 25 heads of government and state.
His ministry aims to release a set of guidelines for power distribution companies (or discoms) and EV charging service providers by the end of March 2018, Singh said at an event in New Delhi on March 07.
Union Minister of State (IC) for New and Renewable Energy and Power R. K Singh on Tuesday informed the Parliament about the new project for distribution of 70 lakh solar study lamps in the states of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand Odisha and Uttar Pradesh which was sanctioned by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in December 2016.
Clean energy player Avaada Power plans to invest ₹25,000 crore in the sector and develop 5,000 MW capacity in largely solar and wind projects in the next four years, a senior company executive has said.
The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said today.
The remaining 90 million t of the sector’s demand will come from Singareni Collieries and captive coal blocks, Coal India executives said.
SunSource Energy, a solar EPC player in India, is boosting its portfolio with plans to develop a 200-mw solar park in Uttar Pradesh entailing an investment of Rs 900 crore.
Out Of 18,450 Villages Without Electricity, Over 16,000 Now Electrified, Says Union Minister RK Singh
Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh today said that the government was committed to providing electricty to un-electrified households by 2019.
To achieve the target of having 60 gigawatt (GW) of installed wind energy capacity by 2022, the government has invited tenders for 2,000 MW of wind power projects connected to the inter-state transmission system.