Month: August 2019

Draft Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2019 Released

draft Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2019

The Rajasthan State Government has decided to review the existing Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy, 2014. Accordingly, the draft Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2019 has been released by RRECL on 22.08.2019 and up for any comments or suggestions by stake-holders till up to 20.09.2019 11:59 PM. Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2019 Released Draft Rajasthan Solar Energy …

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KUSUM scheme

KUSUM Scheme 2019 Target Porgress

The Union Budget 2018 announced Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Uhaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) to replace diesel pumps and grid-connected electric tube-wells for irrigation by solar irrigation pumps (SIPs) with a buy-back arrangement for farmer’s surplus solar energy at a remunerative prices. However, the program got delayed and eventually, in February 2019, The Cabinet Committee on Economic …

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EESL Tenders for 175000 Off-Grid Solar Pumps Under KUSUM

175000 Off-grid Solar Pumps Under Kusum tender

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSU’s under the Ministry of Power has issued a tender, under the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme, for the procurement of 175000 off-grid solar pumps. The KUSUM Program: The project is part of the Union Government’s Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Application Program. …

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Minister launches SARAL-State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index

Shri-RK-Singh-launches-SARAL State-Rooftop-Solar-Attractiveness-Index

Shri RK Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, launched the State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index–SARAL on 21st August 2019.  The Index evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop solar power development. SARAL is the first of its kind index to provide a comprehensive overview …

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UNIDO and NISE to partner for skill development program

UNIDO NISE agreement for Skill Development

An agreement was signed today between the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to initiate a skill development programme for different levels of beneficiaries in the solar thermal energy sector. NISE and UNIDO will engage national and international experts to bring the best practices by developing specialized …

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