No obligation to meet RPO & SPO Targets Renewable energy in India has been facing a lot of issues on different fronts. Despite Indian government’s National Action Plan for Climate Change, which mandates that 15% of India’s power should come from renewable sources by 2020, the lack of credible implementation is hurting the green energy […]

India’s Renewable Market is in for deep trouble as the market linked Renewable Energy Certificate market remains in a deep fund. The Indian government has an ambitious program of increasing the share of clean energy in its electricity generation. The government wants the share to go upto 15% by 2020. However, the REC mechanism devised […]

Hero Group to build a Green Plant in India Most of the large Indian conglomerates have made huge investments in renewable energy. The Tatas, Reliance, Shriram, Welspun, Mahindras and other large groups have put in a lot of money into building green energy plants. While the Tatas and Reliance have large utilities and no choice […]

The incompetence of government authorities and bureaucrats around the world continues to surprise me as renewable energy subsidies keep going haywire. The script followed is the same in all the bust countries but others fail to learn from them and keep making those mistakes. Spain was the first country to witness a massive renewable energy […]

List of Institutes/ Agencies under MNRE MNRE has six different institutes to manage six different aspects of renewable energy – solar, wind, bioenergy and hydropower. These six institutes under MNRE to promote renewable energy in India are: 1) Solar Energy Center Established in 1982, SEC is a body under MNRE to develop solar energy and […]

MNRE or Ministry of New and renewable Energy is a Government body formed to develop and promote the Renewable Energy usage in India. MNRE has designed and implemented different programs under grid connected, off grid and decentralized system to mainly enable grid competitive prices to use the clean and green energy as power source. These programs […]