Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is the nodal agency for the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy ministry. The broad aim of the ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy for supplementing the energy requirements of the country.
Tamilnadu Energy Development Agency(TEDA)
The Government of Tamil Nadu realized the importance and need for renewable energy, and set up a separate Agency, as registered society, called the Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) as early as 1985,as per G.O.Ms.No.163, P. & D. (EC) Department, dated 29.11.1984 with the following specific objectives:-
The promotion of grid connected and decentralized power generation from locally available sources will reduce the dependence on conventional power. The decentralized power systems can also make power available at remote places in the State where grid power could not be extended and will facilitate development of rural and remote areas.