RK Singh Advises Generation Companies to Utilize Renewables to Meet Commitments

RK Singh Returns as the Union Power Minister Under PM Modi’s New Cabinet

Former IAS officer turned bureaucrat politician R.K. Singh has returned as the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) under team Modi 2.0. He ...
India’s Solar Industry Reacts to Modi Government’s Win in Lok Sabha Elections 2019

India’s Solar Industry Reacts to Modi Government’s Win in Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Stakeholders in India’s renewable energy sector are upbeat about the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) coming back into power for a second term under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
Budget 2019: Tempered Expectations from India’s Solar Industry

Budget 2019: Tempered Expectations from India’s Solar Industry

The year 2018 was a tumultuous one for the solar industry. Vague interpretation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates led to a long period of confusion which in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Installations During UPA and NDA Administrations

Solar Installations Jumped from Just 3 GW to 25 GW in 4 Years Under PM Modi

It has been a little over four years since the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) administration under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over and it is a good ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Is India’s Electric Vehicle Push for Real This Time?

NITI Aayog Report Advocates the Elimination of Direct Subsidies to EV Users

The NITI Aayog, a policy think tank of the government of India conducted a two-day summit to raise awareness about the various aspects of mobility, and to bring together diverse ...
India Imposes Restrictions on Export and Import of Biofuels

India Imposes Restrictions on Export and Import of Biofuels

The Government of India has imposed restrictions on the export and import of biofuels. Recently, government issued two separate restricting orders pertaining to the import and export of biofuels in ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Cabinet Approves National Policy on Biofuels

Cabinet Approves National Policy on Biofuels

The central government’s cabinet, headed by prime minister Narendra Modi,  approved the National Policy on Biofuels - 2018. Biofuels in India are of strategic importance as they augur well with ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
At ISA Conference, India Pledges $1.4 Billion for Solar Projects in Developing Countries

At ISA Conference, India Pledges $1.4 Billion for Solar Projects in Developing Countries

At the inaugural conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) held in New Delhi this weekend, the Government of India pledged $1.4 billion to fund the development of solar projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
PGCIL

PGCIL Commissions 400 kV Lucknow-Kanpur Transmission Line

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has commissioned the 400 kV DC Lucknow-Kanpur transmission line with associated bays in Lucknow. The Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated ...
/ / Grid, T&D
rupees

India to Raise Rs.23.6 Billion in Bonds for Renewable Energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to raise Rs.23.6 billion (~$364 million) from bonds for renewable energy development in the country, according to ...
BHEL

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited Commissioned a 3 MW Solar Project in Dadra and Nagara Haveli

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) commissioned a 3 MW solar project at Velugam in the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The project was developed on a turnkey basis ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale