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IESA proposes a policy framework for energy storage in Electricity Act

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 10, 2020

The Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by India’s Ministry of Power seeks to address a series of challenges facing the sector. It provides a host of measures including improved regulatory discipline, private sector participation, next-generation reforms, the financial...

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Around 4K objections against draft EIA rules filed from Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2020

Alleging that the Centre was diluting environment protection laws to allow construction in ecologically important areas, citizens and environment groups have filed 3,971 objections against the draft environment impact assessment (EIA) notification, 2020 proposed by the Union...

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MNRE Extends Deadline for Comments on Draft Standards for Utility Grid Inverters till May 7

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2020

In continuation of providing time extension for various schemes, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now extended the deadline for submission of comments and suggestions by the industry stakeholders on the draft standards for utility grid inverters till May 07...

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MNRE Releases Draft Standards for Utility Grid Inverters

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 23, 2020

In a key development, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released the draft standards for “Technical requirements for Photovoltaic Grid Tie Inverters to be connected to the Utility Grid in India”. The notice calls upon industry stakeholders to provide their...

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MNRE Issues Draft Guidelines for Installation of Innovative Stand-Alone Solar Pumps

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 7, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had issued updated specifications for stand-alone solar pumps in July last year. And since then it claims to have received representations from innovators claiming that by using different design/software for the stand-alone...

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Draft policy seeks lower taxes for LNG, CNG vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

In a bid to boost India’s gas economy, the ministry of petroleum and natural gas on Thursday released a draft city gas distribution policy, which could be adopted by states to facilitate speedy implementation of city gas distribution (CGD) networks and value-added services....

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Draft norms for wind block surveys issued

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has unveiled draft guidelines on private participation in studies for identifying offshore wind power blocks.


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