Ministry of New and Renewable Energy: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

MNRE launches its new website

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has recently launched its new website to make information about new schemes and projects presented in a better manner to the stakeholders. The newly launched website includes optimized user interface and facilitates better access from various devices including mobile phones. The website has additional portals such as ‘Akshay Urja Portal’ and ..

IIT Bombay organizes Global Student Solar Assembly (GSSA) in collaboration with Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in association with IIT Bombay have organized the Global Student Solar Assembly (GSSA) at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi on 2nd October 2019 to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and to promote the Gandhian idea of sustainable living. The aim of GSSA ..

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy declares ocean energy as green power

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as a renewable source of energy. The decision is expected to boost the use of ocean energy. The MNRE has clarified to all the stakeholders that energy produced using various forms of ocean energy such as tidal, wave, ocean ..

Karnataka acquires first position in SARAL – ‘State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index’

The State of Karnataka has got the first position in the SARAL – ‘State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index’ that evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development. The index has recently launched by the Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC), RK Singh. Telangana has acquired the 2nd ..

National Institute of Solar Energy signs agreement with United Nations Industrial Development Organization to initiate a skill development programme

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) of India has recently signed an agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to initiate a skill development programme for different levels of beneficiaries in the solar thermal energy sector. Both the organizations will engage national and international experts to bring the best practices by developing ..