Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is all set to bring a new set of guidelines for wind power projects to ensure that the bidding procedure does not face any resistance in states.
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA), called on the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh, here today.
Karnataka’s electricity regulator has refused to approve the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for wind power projects that were commissioned before March 31, 2017, without a fresh tariff reduction of 17% to Rs 3.74/unit.
Envisioned as a global event where strategies for development and deployment of renewable energy will be deliberated upon, RE-INVEST 2017 is likely to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.
Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy (NRE), RK Singh on Thursday said that India’s energy needs are going to double in the next 6-7 years at the present rate of growth of the economy.
The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has written to the Tamil Nadu government, urging it to prevent arbitrary curtailment, or backdowns, of solar power in the state.
The wind tariff in India touched lowest level of Rs.2.64 per kWh in the second wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India on 4 October 2017.
A high-ranking official at India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy recently claimed that the country will surpass its target to have 175 gigawatts of operational renewable energy capacity by March 2022.
The International Solar Alliance (ISA), PM Modi’s bid to bring over 121 solar energy-rich countries under a single umbrella, has been in the works for the past two years.
Offshore wind plentiful along the coast of southern India can be a potential source to meet the increasing energy demand in this region, scientists at the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) in Chennai report.