tarun kapoor

August 3, 2016
Tarun Kapoor, MNRE joint secretary, told the regulator that solar has "must run" status and thermal power should be curtailed first when necessary.
July 5, 2016
The World Bank's groundbreaking US$1 billion loan for Indian solar will partly focus on improving transmission for solar parks and innovation in wind and energy storage hybrids, according to a senior government official.
April 7, 2016
The financial woes of US developer SunEdison would only have a small impact on India’s overall solar deployment targets and any incomplete PV projects would be retendered immediately, Tarun Kapoor, joint secretary of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has told PV Tech.
February 25, 2016
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling in favour of the US on its complaint against India’s localisation rules for solar equipment, does “not affect the future course of action” that India is considering, Tarun Kapoor, joint secretary of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has told PV Tech.
January 21, 2016
India’s government has approved significant amendments to the nation’s power ‘Tariff Policy’, including increasing the Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) to 8% for solar energy by March 2022.
January 13, 2016
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has put in a request with the Department of Revenue for renewable energy to be exempted from some effects of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, should it be passed in parliament, MNRE joint secretary Tarun Kapoor has confirmed to PV Tech.
January 4, 2016
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved scaling up the budget for grid-connected rooftop solar in the country from INR6 billion (US$90 million) to INR50 billion up to 2019/20.
November 19, 2015
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to state governments instructing them to set up new 'solar zones' to encourage private sector development of large-scale PV projects.

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