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  • India to add 30,000 MW offshore wind power capacity: RK Singh May 03, 2022 08:31 PM IST

    India to add 30,000 MW offshore wind power capacity: RK Singh

    "India has focused programs for capacity addition and accelerating the energy transition," R K Singh told major German energy companies at a meeting, according to a statement by India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

  • Ministry to declare discom ratings based on stricter norms soon: Power Minister RK Singh Mar 08, 2022 08:01 PM IST

    Ministry to declare discom ratings based on stricter norms soon: Power Minister RK Singh

    The rating to the discoms will be similar to corporate ratings given to the borrower, and will indicate their ability to service debt.

  • World Solar Technology Summit to see 26,000 participants from 149 nations Sep 07, 2020 06:33 PM IST

    World Solar Technology Summit to see 26,000 participants from 149 nations

    An international journal on solar technology will also be launched on the occasion. The first World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) is being organised by the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

  • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy sets 30 GW offshore wind energy target by 2030 Jun 19, 2018 07:13 PM IST

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy sets 30 GW offshore wind energy target by 2030

    The MNRE recently invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the first 1 GW offshore wind project in India, which has evoked keen response from the industry, both global and Indian, the ministry said in a statement.

  • India's clean energy capacity touches 70 GW: MNRE May 09, 2018 07:59 PM IST

    India's clean energy capacity touches 70 GW: MNRE

    The 70 GW installed renewable energy capacity in the country is double of the capacity four year back, a Ministry of New and Renewable Energy statement said.

  • Budget 2017: A disappointment for Indian renewable sector, says Mercom Feb 07, 2017 11:35 AM IST

    Budget 2017: A disappointment for Indian renewable sector, says Mercom

    "While the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been coming out with new subsidies to spur rooftop installations, the Budget basically thwarts the momentum in rooftop by reducing accelerated depreciation and tax benefits," Mercom said in a note.

  • Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley sets aside Rs 5472 cr for renewable ministry Feb 01, 2017 05:25 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley sets aside Rs 5472 cr for renewable ministry

    In the Union Budget for 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated Rs 5,472.84 crore for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), which is an increase of 25 percent from FY17 revised estimates.

  • Sops alone won't help Discoms warm up to solar rooftop biz Jan 10, 2017 10:56 AM IST

    Sops alone won't help Discoms warm up to solar rooftop biz

    The funds can be used by DISCOMs for multiple activities including up-gradation of distribution network and IT infrastructure, building consumer awareness campaigns, setting up consumer helplines, training employees, rating installers etc.

  • Large-scale solar projects in India at the mercy of poor infra Dec 15, 2016 03:19 PM IST

    Large-scale solar projects in India at the mercy of poor infra

    A study by Mercom said that project developers are citing issues including, lack of access roads, clean green lands, and clear demarcation of land areas in these solar parks.

  • Expect power portfolio to increase by 400-500 mw this year: PTC Aug 12, 2016 10:56 AM IST

    Expect power portfolio to increase by 400-500 mw this year: PTC

    PTC India is in discussion with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to get the power market introduced in the renewable sector. The discussions are at an advanced stage. "We believe during this year this market should also begin", Deepak Amitabh, CMD of PTC India said.

  • Delta Receives National Excellence Award from MNRE  at the National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Jun 28, 2016 01:15 PM IST

    Delta Receives National Excellence Award from MNRE at the National Workshop on Rooftop Solar

    Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions has been honored with the National Excellence Award from the Ministry of New and ...

  • Crisil, Teri, PwC vying for consultant's job in MNRE Jun 27, 2016 04:54 PM IST

    Crisil, Teri, PwC vying for consultant's job in MNRE

    Eight entities, including Crisil, Teri and PwC are in race to become consultant for New and Renewable Energy Ministry for vetting proposals for small hydro projects of up to 25 MW

  • SDMC inks pact with SECI for 20 MW solar power project Jun 20, 2016 07:34 PM IST

    SDMC inks pact with SECI for 20 MW solar power project

    Aiming to generate solar power through rooftops of buildings and spare land under South Delhi Municipal Corporation, the civic body on June 20 inked an MoU with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)

  • Govt mulls Rs 10,000 cr bioenergy mission from next fiscal Jun 14, 2016 02:44 PM IST

    Govt mulls Rs 10,000 cr bioenergy mission from next fiscal

    "The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is working on an integrated bioenergy mission with an indicative outlay of Rs 10,000 crore from 2017-18 to 2021-22," a senior official said.

  • Solar Hybrid System to provide electricty to unelectrified areas May 31, 2016 03:03 PM IST

    Solar Hybrid System to provide electricty to unelectrified areas

    The success of programme would lead towards launching of National Programme on Grid connected small wind and solar hybrid system in future

  • Want to install a solar plant at home? Just log on and fill in May 30, 2016 09:59 PM IST

    Want to install a solar plant at home? Just log on and fill in

    Moneycontrol decided to log onto the link available on the website of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and see how it works.

  • Tata Power acquires 30 MW wind farm in Maharashtra May 20, 2016 03:26 PM IST

    Tata Power acquires 30 MW wind farm in Maharashtra

    Tata Power on May 20 announced it has completed the acquisition of 30 MW wind farm in Maharashtra

  • India to appeal against WTO panel ruling in solar case Apr 13, 2016 07:42 AM IST

    India to appeal against WTO panel ruling in solar case

    "The government will be appealing against the ruling of the WTO's dispute settlement panel in the WTO's appellate body. The commerce ministry is advising the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)," an official said.

  • Govt mulls policy to promote wind energy projects Mar 08, 2016 01:44 PM IST

    Govt mulls policy to promote wind energy projects

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has floated a draft for Repowering of Wind Power Projects in the country for comments from stakeholders by March 14, 2016.

  • Budget 2016: Jaitley allocates Rs 5036 crore for renewable energy sector Feb 29, 2016 04:20 PM IST

    Budget 2016: Jaitley allocates Rs 5036 crore for renewable energy sector

    The finance minister in Budget 2015-16 had revised the target of renewable energy capacity to 1,75,000 MW till 2022, comprising 1,00,000 MW solar, 60,000 MW wind, 10,000 MW biomass and 5,000 MW small hydro

  • Installed solar power capacity touches 5,000 MW in January Feb 20, 2016 03:12 PM IST

    Installed solar power capacity touches 5,000 MW in January

    "The installed capacity of solar power in India crossed the milestone of 5,000 MW in January this year and would achieve target of 18,000 MW by end of next year," Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said in a statement.

  • Solar power target achievable, capacity to hit 20,000 MW by FY17 Feb 18, 2016 02:00 PM IST

    Solar power target achievable, capacity to hit 20,000 MW by FY17

    "One lakh MW target is ambitious but it's achievable. By March end we will be around 6,500 MW and by March 2017 we will have 20,000 MW capacity," Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Joint Secretary Tarun Kapoor told PTI.

  • Solar power generation capacity crosses 5,000 MW mark Jan 15, 2016 07:05 PM IST

    Solar power generation capacity crosses 5,000 MW mark

    "The cumulative installed capacity has reached 5,130 MW with installed capacity of 1,385 MW in current financial year," Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said in a press release.

  • Brickwork Offers Complimentary Seminars on Public Finances Nov 04, 2015 04:55 PM IST

    Brickwork Offers Complimentary Seminars on Public Finances

    Brickwork Ratings, a wholly Indian credit rating agency, released the fourth edition of State Finances Handbook 2015 recently in The LaLiT, New ...

  • IREDA may raise Rs 2,000 crore via tax-free bonds May 08, 2015 10:04 PM IST

    IREDA may raise Rs 2,000 crore via tax-free bonds

    The government had approved an amount of Rs 5,000 crore for raising tax-free bonds to support and sustain its solar initiatives through various agencies a few days back.

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