Framework for large wind-solar system Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy on 14 May 2018. The objective of the policy is to provide a framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system for efficient utilization of transmission
Plans for 5 GW offshore capacity by 2022 The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) an autonomous body under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has called for ‘Expression of Interest’ (EoI) for the first offshore wind energy project of India.
Rs.100 crore sanctioned for solar projects The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has approved/sanctioned 60 Cities including 13 Pilot and 5 Model Cities up to 12th Five-year Plan period.
Green projects worth Rs.6,766 crore have been awarded The government is raising funds from bilateral and international donors as well as Green Climate Fund for its 175 GW target of installed Renewable Energy capacity by 2022.
Ministry to award contracts for renewable development India presses on with its ambitious renewable energy developments and has listed out potential award of contracts hence on while industry’s investment interest will be assessed with invitation to set up plant manufacturing facilities.
New market policies on the anvil India’s renewable energy industry has recorded exponential expansion with almost 10,000 firms operating in the ecosystem as a result of the market being conducive to business and investments.
German development bank lends Euro1bn The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of the German Government have signed an agreement on technical cooperation for green energy.
Ministry encourages project scaling up for competitive tariff rates. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a scheme for another round of wind auction for 1,000 MW capacity wind power, following up on the sale of similar capacity to power distributors.
Project will put 250 MW on Central Transmission Utility Singapore’s Sembcorp’s renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project in Tamil Nadu with close to 250 megawatts in capacity to be added to India’s Central Transmission Utility.
Andhra Pradesh leads in wind power installation Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set another record in the wind power capacity addition by completing 5,400 MW in 2016-17, above its the target of 4,000 MW.