In a major decision, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today clarified that semi-processed solar PV cells, commonly called Blue Wafer cells, will not qualify under the domestically manufactured category for use in projects implemented under government schemes.
The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has offered a national internship program on renewable energy called National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) scheme.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification regarding the subsidy applicable for rooftop solar installations by individual residential households under phase-II of grid-connected rooftop solar program.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines for series approval of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters for conducting testing in labs
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification regarding the modalities and role of distribution companies (DISCOMs) to ensure the smooth implementation of the second phase of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) program.
In the last two years, only 15 percent of India’s annual installed wind energy manufacturing capacity of 10 gigawatts (GW) has been utilised, according to the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturer’s Association (IWTMA).
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has cancelled proposals submitted by 50-odd private companies seeking Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for their small hydro power projects.
Moreover, this MNRE and GIZ-backed program will be implemented in four states i.e. – Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir along with two Union Territories – Daman and Diu; and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has notified guidelines for import of secondary cells and batteries of lead-acid and nickel-based chemistries for use in solar PV power projects.
In April 2019, many important policies were announced to streamline India’s renewable energy sector. Some of the policies highlighted include generic tariff, net-metering, deviation settlement, testing guidelines among others.