India needs National Lab Policy for renewable energy projects: Piyush Goyal

Piyush-Goyal1A National Lab Policy is needed to address the testing, standardisation and certification renewable energy projects in the country, said New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal.

The Minister said that indigenous technology development and standardisation is essential for the growth of renewable energy in the country. “There is a need to pay more attention on ensuring quality and reliability of renewable energy systems for effective promotion of renewable energy.”

He emphasised on maintaining consistency in manufacturing and confidence in reliability of these technologies/systems to ensure that systems installed function properly.

He further stressed that proper standardisation will facilitate financing options for deployment. “

We need to strengthen test facilities for proper testing to maintain quality of products. Also, training, proper inspection for checking the quality of systems installed is needed, ensuring effective utilisation of renewable energy.”