Tag Archives: Tarun Kapoor

JNNSM: Record bidding for Phase II solar projects

The state run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) received bids worth 2,170 MW for solar power projects to be developed under Phase II, Batch I of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). The capacity of received bids is almost … Continue reading

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Centre to set up first geothermal power project in Ladakh: Farooq Abdullah

As part of promoting non-conventional energy, the government is setting up its first geothermal power project in Ladakh, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said today. “We are working on that. Our first project on geothermal with … Continue reading

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Grid-connected rooftop and off-grid solar to get greater push in JNNSM Phase II

The second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) will see the grid-connected rooftop solar projects coming in a big way besides an enhanced emphasis on the off-grid solar applications, according to Tarun Kapoor, Joint secretary, Ministry of … Continue reading

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Interview with Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India about the main drivers for the industry

PV Insider spoke with Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India about the main drivers for the industry today, including the latest developments and future outlook of the National Solar Mission. Get the … Continue reading

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National Solar Mission completes 89% of allotted capacity

The National Solar Mission, which aims to install 20,000 MW capacity of solar energy by 2020, has commissioned 89% of its allotted capacity in its first stage, government officials said. The government had signed power purchase agreements (PPA) with 28 solar power developers for 140-MW … Continue reading

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Brief update on Key Presenters at the WRETC 2012 – New Delhi

Tarun Kapoor – Joint Secretary MNRE had this to say MNRE is working on monitoring RPO by pushing DISCOMs and States but there is confusion on the purchase of RPOs. The purchasers are focusing on the statement that purchases can … Continue reading

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