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GBI Updates from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

January 3, 2012 by

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In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, on 16 December 2011, MNRE gave the following updates on the existing Generation Based Incentive (GBI) scheme for wind and solar; Wind A GBI of Rs. 0.50 per unit of electricity can be availed for a period not less than 4 years and a maximum […]

FDI Equity inflows in RE sector in India

August 27, 2011 by

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India has emerged favoured investment destination in Clean Energy. In the last three years and current year included, an investment of about Rs. 4900 crore has been received as FDI equity inflows in the RE sector. Year-wise details are as under: Year (Apr-Mar)     FDI (Rs./ crore) 2008-09 602.87 2009-10 2872.41 2010-11 977.71 2011-12 (Apr-Jun) 480.34 […]

India Achieves Breakthrough in Solar Technology

July 5, 2011 by

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On 1 July, 2011, Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah inaugurated the world’s highest efficiency solar thermal cooling system at the Solar Energy Centre in Gurgaon, Haryana. The 100Kw Solar Air-conditioning system works at a  ground breaking 30 percent higher efficiency compared to current available systems. The technology is based on the […]

Solar power technology to get funded under National Fund

April 24, 2011 by

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The 2010-11 budget had made provision for a fund to be created through a clean energy cess of Rs 50 per tonne of coal, lignite and peat. The National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) has been created under MNRE to provide financial support for development of indigenous technologies in solar power. Globally, The decrease in prices […]

Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in India

January 25, 2011 by

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On the occassion of recently concluded DIREC, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energies (MNRE ) recently commissioned the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP ) to undertake a survey to understand the opinions of key energy stakeholders from governments, utilities, regulators, academia and NGOs on 1. the key renewable resources and technologies available […]

Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in India

November 1, 2010 by

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On the occasion of recently concluded DIREC, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energies (MNRE) recently commissioned the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP ) to undertake a survey to understand the opinions of key energy stakeholders from governments, utilities, regulators, academia and NGOs on 1. the key renewable resources and technologies available today […]