Category Archives: Rural Lighting

Benchmark Cost for “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme” for the year 2017-18

In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. Ill) dated 3rd November  2014 reg. additions/amendments  in the  above  mentioned  scheme,  I am  directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for the revised Benchmark Cost with … Continue reading

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MNRE does not sanction projects to Channel Partners or release subsidy directly to users. The release subsidy is through State Nodal Agencies (SNAs) and other Government Agencies or SECI. (Dr. G Prasad) Scientist-F/ Director 01.03.2017

Notice The Ministry is in receipt of applications/representation from general public for release of subsidy against the Rooftop Solar Systems installed by MNRE empanelled channel partners or new entrepreneurs without any prior sanction/approval from MNRE/SNAs. It has been observed that … Continue reading

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Presentation at SuryaCon Oct 4th 2016, The Westin, Koregaon Park.

Click Here for the Natural Group_Presentation at SuryaCon-pune-2016 To Summarize The Future of Solar in India depends on Energy Storage Distributed Local Generation Base Load Replacement Solutions Solar Irrigation Improved Grid Efficiency Household Generation Grid Independence

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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016)

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016) Sector FY- 2016-17 Cumulative Achievements Target Achievement (as on 30.06.2016) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 4000.00 373.95 … Continue reading

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Determination of Tariff for Procurement of Power by Distribution Licensees and Others from Solar Energy Projects for the State of Gujarat

Determination of Tariff for Procurement of Power by Distribution Licensees and Others from Solar Energy Projects for the State of Gujarat. GERC_order_no._3_of_2015

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MNRE brings back 30% subsidy for Solar Rooftops but excludes Commercial and Industrial establishments

In a surprising move, MNRE has brought back the 30% subsidy on Solar Rooftops but has excluded Industrial and Commercial Establishments. CFA Notice Grid Connected Rooftop Notice 19/11/2015 Subject: Installation  of  Grid  Connected          Solar  Rooftop  Power  Plants  – Central Financial … Continue reading

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Sunrise sector steers ahead

It is the country’s biggest initiative to make the most of sunny days. Initiated as part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Solar Mission has propelled the country to new heights as far as clean energy is … Continue reading

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