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PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone for World’s Largest Renewable Energy Park at Kutch

PM Modi foundation Khavda Kutch Solar Park (1)

On 15th December 2020, prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid foundation of of the world’s largest Renewable Energy park in Gujarat’s Kutch. The Renewable Energy project will account for a large chunk of India’s ambitious target of generating 175 GW in renewable energy by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.  In march 2020, India’s Ministry …

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Government planning to set up one electric vehicle charging kiosk at around 69 thousand Petrol Pumps across the country : Shri Gadkari

EV Charging Station | Guidelines for EV Charging

Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways & MSME, today said that Government aims at creating core global competencies in India by facilitating seamless integration of the automotive industry with the world. Government is trying to create an ecosystem to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in the country. Addressing a virtual conference …

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Renewable Energy to light up India-Pak border areas in Rajasthan

Renewable Power competes with Thermal Power in Spot Energy Market

As per a recent news, the state government of Rajasthan is going to sign a an MoU with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to establish Ultra Mega Renewal Energy Power Park. As a result, India’s border areas with Pakistan in Rajasthan would soon be illuminated with renewable energy. …

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CERC approves India’s third power exchange to Pranurja Solutions

Pranurja - India's Third Power Exchange

CERC has given approval to the petition filed by Pranurja Solutions Ltd, to establish what will become India’s third power exchange after Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange India Limited (PXIL). Pranurja Solutions Limited proposes to offer a power trading exchange platform and had filed a petition with the power market regulator, CERC (Central …

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Indian Railway on Mission to become Green Railways by 2030

Indian Railway on Mission to become Green Railways by 2030

Ministry of Railways, with a goal of transforming Indian Railways into Green Railways by 2030 has taken a number of major initiatives towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. Railway Electrification, improving energy efficiency of locomotives & trains and fixed installations, green certification for installations/stations, fitting bio toilets in coaches and switching to renewable sources of …

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National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) Scheme

MNRE releases Solar Benchmark Cost 2019-20

In a notification issued on 1.10.2019, the Human Resource Department of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published a new National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) Scheme for various students from Engineering, Science, Management, law and other streams to undertake internship in the Ministry and in organizations. National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) Scheme MNRE …

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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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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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SECI’s 1200 MW Solar Tender gets lowest bid of ₹ 2.54/Unit

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Recently, the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has successfully concluded the auction for 1200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects to be developed across India. In February 2019, SECI had tendered the capacity under tranche-IV. The tariff ceiling for this tender was set at ₹2.65 kWh. The tender was oversubscribed by 900 …

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