Wind Energy: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Wind-Solar Hybrid Park: GoI introduces new Scheme

Published: November 19, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed a new scheme to develop Wind-Solar Hybrid Parks. The scheme aims to address the key issues faced by renewable energy projects. Key Features of the Scheme The Wind-Solar Hybrid park will be a concentrated zone of power projects. It will provide an area with the required ..

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GoI sets Hydrogen Energy Development Targets

Published: September 22, 2020

The Government of India has planned to include hydrogen energy development under its renewable energy Future Plans. Highlights Currently the Government of India has set a target to generate 175 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2022 and hydrogen has not been included in the target. This includes, 100 Watts of solar power, 60 gigawatts of ..

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Renewable Energy Parks to be set up in India

Published: April 18, 2020

On April 18, 2020, the Ministry of Renewable Energy has initiated big action to set up Renewable Manufacturing parks in India. Highlights The Ministry of Renewable Energy initiated manufacturing hubs to meet domestic and global demands. In order to achieve this the central government has directed the states to identify land parcels between 50 acres ..

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47.86 GW of Renewable Energy Installed in the last six years

Published: December 13, 2019

The Minister of State(independent charge) New and Renewable Energy, Power and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Raj Kumar Singh in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on Thursday, 12th December 2019 informed that during the last six years, from March 2014 to October 2019, a total of 47.86 GW of renewable energy capacity ..

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India plans to boost clean energy sector

Published: December 4, 2019

The Government of India is planning to integrate largest lenders to the power sector in order to help clean energy firms clear their dues. It includes Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA). The integration will help resolve growing crisis in the clean energy sector and also ..

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