Category Archives: MNRE

New electricity consumer Rules: Reading the impact on ‘rooftop solar’ right

Solar power isn’t just good for the environment, many consumers find it good for their pocket as well. It is the cheapest new-build for electricity in India. Forty percent of India’s ambitious 100 GW solar power target for 2022 is … Continue reading

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Basic customs duty on solar modules and cells likely next week

The Centre is likely to impose a basic customs duty on imported solar modules and cells next week. “The Department of Revenue has informally given their nod,” a top official from the Ministry for New & Renewable told BusinessLine. MNRE had … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

ENERGY CONTEXT Thailand has explicitly set energy security as the top policy objective, followed by economic affordability and environmental sustainability, in the Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (TIEB) underpinned by five individual but interrelated energy plans covering natural gas, oil, energy … Continue reading

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Corporate Renewable PPAs in India:Market & Policy Update January 2021

More and more companies are procuring renewable power for their operations to help manage their electricity costs while contributing to corporate carbon emissions reduction targets. In India, the main drivers for many companies to do so are rising electricity tariffs … Continue reading

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MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells

Press Information Bureau Government of India ****  MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells Decision expected to give boost to domestic manufacturing of solar cells in India New Delhi, 21st October, 2019 In a major decision that … Continue reading

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UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as CRE Regulations, 2019).

These Regulations shall apply to: All the Generating Stations based on Captive generation, renewable sources of generation and co-generation, existing prior to 01.04.2019 in the State of Uttar Pradesh as on the date of notification of these Regulations. Generation based … Continue reading

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New MNRE Guidelines for Solar Manufacturers to Keep Project Quality in Check

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a set of guidelines to be followed by solar manufacturers for models of modules that will be utilized in government-owned projects and those set up for the sale of electricity to … Continue reading

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Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems Gross & Net Metering Regulations January 2019

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BIS for Inverters extended to June 2019

MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 4th January, 2019 S.O. 46(E).—whereas the Central Government had issued “Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2017“ vide S.O. 2920(E) dated 5th September, 2017 … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy 2019

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH ABSTRACT ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE & INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT – Development of Solar Power in Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy-2018 – Orders – Issued. ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE & INVESTMENT (PR.II) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 1 ORDER: Dated: 03-01-2019 Read … Continue reading

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