The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved National Green Hydrogen Mission. The initial outlay for the Mission will be Rs.19,744 crore, including an outlay of Rs.17,490 crore for the SIGHT programme, Rs.1,466 crore for pilot projects, Rs.400 crore for R&D, and Rs.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on November 02, 2022 has issued Guidelines for the Biomass Programme. The following has been stated namely: This shall be in force from April 01, 2021 to March 31, 2026. Bagasse based Biomass Cogeneration projects are not supported under the Biomass Programme.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on November 02, 2022 has issued Guidelines for the Waste to Energy Programme. The following has been stated namely: This shall be in force from April 01, 2021 to March 31, 2026.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on 17th October 2022, notified the Draft policy for repowering of the wind power projects. The Ministry had issued ‘Policy for Repowering of the Wind Power Projects’ on 5th August 2016 in order to create a facilitative framework for repowering.

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Feb 14, 2022 has issued Framework for Promotion of Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) Livelihood applications. The following has been stated namely: The following steps support promotion of DRE livelihood applications namely: 1.

DRE livelihood applications can be defined as applications powered by renewable energy - solar, wind, micro-hydro, biomass & their combinations, which are used for earning livelihoods directly such as solar dryer, solar mills, solar or biomass powered cold storage/chiller, solar charkha and looms, small-scale biomass briquette/pellet-making

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has notified that in order to promote Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) livelihood applications in rural areas of the country a draft policy framework is being proposed (to be brought by the Ministry) to provide a conducive environment for development and large-scale adoption of these applicatio

These Guidelines are being issued under the provisions of Section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003 for long-term procurement of electricity through competitive bidding process, by Procurer(s), from Hybrid Power Projects having individual size of 50 MW and above at one site with minimum bid capacity of 50 MW, subject to the condition that the rate

Under the Phase III of Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme of MNRE, off-grid solar power plants of individual size up to 25 kWp can be installed in areas where grid power has not reached or is not reliable.

With a view of promote decentralised use of solar energy and availability of affordable and reliable solar power in the rural areas, Ministry has formulated draft Guidelines for Development of Decentralised Solar Power Plants.

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