The government issued scheme guidelines to support pilot projects based on the use of green hydrogen as fuel in buses, trucks and four-wheelers. The scheme will be implemented with a total budgetary outlay of Rs 496 crore till the financial year 2025-26, a statement by the Ministry of New Renewable Energy said.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has introduced a new Solar Power Scheme as part of the Pradhan Mantri Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan (PM JANMAN) aimed at Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) Habitations/Villages.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy 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 and Renewable Energy (MNRE) released a draft R&D roadmap for the green hydrogen ecosystem in India, which stresses developing fuel cells for long-range travel, particularly in the road transport sector.

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

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