National Solar Mission Current Affairs - 2020

India and France get re-elected in ISA

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced that India has been re-elected as President of International Solar Alliance (ISA). Along with India,  France has also been re-elected as the Co-President of the alliance in the ISA’s Third Assembly. The tenure for both the countries would be of two years. Highlights The Third Assembly Read More…

PV-EDGE 2020- To be Oragnised by NITI Ayog, Renewable Ministry and Invest India.

NITI Aayog, The New and Renewable Energy Ministry, and Invest India will organise a global symposium virtually ‘India PV EDGE 2020’ on October 6. Highlights The summit is being organised in order to catalyse cutting-edge solar cell manufacturing in India. There will be sessions including the plenary session, sessions on ‘Wafers and Cells, Session on Read More…

PM Modi holds Council of Ministers meet

On December 21, 2019, PM Modi chaired a meeting of his council of ministers. The works of the ministers in the past 6 months were reviewed by the PM at the meet. Highlights The progress card of ministers and their works were evaluated by the PM. The ministers also presented their plans for the next Read More…

Delhi Police signs pact to implement Rooftop Solar Energy Systems

Delhi Police signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up Rooftop Solar Energy Systems in more than 200 of its buildings across the city. Key Highlights of MoU As per MoU, SECI will support implementation of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on establishments of Delhi police. This Read More…

WTO to set up compliance panel in solar dispute case between India, US

The dispute settlement body (DSB) of World Trade Organization (WTO) has decided to set up panel to examine whether India has complied with its 2016 ruling in case against US regarding domestic content requirements (DCR) rules for solar cells and modules. Background In 2016, the multilateral body had ruled against India for favouring local manufacturers Read More…