On Thursday, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a circular to all the state governments to allow the movement of goods required by the renewable energy sector.
In the era of lockdowns, the Power Generation sector is kept on the list of essential commodities. Based on which MNRE clarified that it includes solar projects, wind energy projects, hydro projects, hybrid energy projects & others.
Various solar-powered projects were impacted on a large scale during the 1st lockdown. Due to which India set back on its preset targets to add on renewable energy capacity.