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MNRE’s National Wind-solar Hybrid Policy

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


MNRE calls global EoI for wind project

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.

MNRE sanctions 60 solar cities

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.

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Scheme being worked on for renewable manufacturing

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.

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MNRE-GIZ signs tech pact for green energy

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.

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Wind power auction takes off in India

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.

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Sembcorp wins wind energy project in Tamil Nadu

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.