New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

To facilitate the usage of electric vehicles (EV) in the country, the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh has approved the amendments in electric vehicle charging guidelines and specifications. The revised ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Assam Draft Policy Sets Solar RPO Target at 7.25% for FY 2019-20

Assam Draft Policy Sets Solar RPO Target at 7.25% for FY 2019-20

The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) has issued a draft policy announcing its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) from 2019 to 2022. The draft policy has also amended certain sections of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL_ No Public Hearing for Approval of Solar Tariffs Discovered in Competitive Bidding

APTEL: No Public Hearing for Approval of Solar Tariffs Discovered in Competitive Bidding

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has provided a huge relief to renewable energy generators in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Amid the squabble between the newly-formed state government and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Issues Draft Guidelines for Grouping Solar PV Inverters for Testing in Labs

MNRE Issues Draft Guidelines for Grouping Solar PV Inverters for Testing in Labs

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft guidelines for series approval (grouping) of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters to conduct testing in labs for Implementation of “Quality ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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MNRE Issues Draft Certification Program & Guidelines for Wind Turbines in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a draft certification program complete with quality guidelines. The guidelines have been made in consultation with National Institute of Wind ...
/ / Other, Wind
South Korea Issues Guidelines for Solar Projects in Environmentally Protected Areas

South Korea Issues Guidelines for Solar Projects in Environmentally Protected Areas

The Ministry of Environment in South Korea has issued guidelines for solar power installation amid fears about environmental damage due to natural disasters. The guidelines will come into effect from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Issues Guidelines for Conducting Lab Tests on Solar PV Modules

MNRE Issues Guidelines for Conducting Lab Tests on Solar PV Modules

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a series of guidelines for conducting tests on solar photovoltaic (SPV) modules (crystalline and thin film, including bifacial type). The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
World Bank Approves $19.95 Million for Renewable Energy Expansion in Solomon Islands

World Bank Approves $19.95 Million for Renewable Energy Expansion in Solomon Islands

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $19.95 million project for the electricity access and renewable energy expansion for Solomon Islands. The project will support the Solomon ...
MNRE Entitles Solar Project Developers to Compensation in Case of Change in Law

MNRE Entitles Solar Project Developers to Compensation in Case of Change in Law

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding process for  procurement of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. To remove any ...
State Determined Feed-In Tariff to Apply to Small Solar and Wind Projects

Feed-In Tariffs to Make a Comeback in India for Small Solar and Wind Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification that calls for procuring power from small solar and wind projects through feed-in tariffs determined by their respective ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE VGF

MNRE Amends Guideline for Implementation of 5,000 MW VGF Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the implementation of 5,000 MW viability gap funding (VGF) program for solar under National Solar Mission (NSM) ...
Solar PV

MNRE Reduces Solar Tariffs for Defense VGF Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed amendments to the guidelines for the implementation of Defense Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Program. The fixed tariff for these projects ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale