MNRE and GIZ sign agreement to improve grid integration of renewables

The MNRE has signed an agreement with GIZ GmbH for technical cooperation under the Indo-German Energy Programme – Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC) to improve the framework for grid integration of renewable energy. To this end, GIZ and the MNRE will work towards the improvement of market mechanisms and regulations; advancement of technical and institutional conditions in specific states, regions and at the national level; and addition of human capacity. The IGEN-GEC programme was commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, and jointly implemented by the MNRE, the Ministry of Power (MoP), and GIZ. The programme supports the implementation of renewable energy management centres and the Green Energy Corrridor scheme.