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Rajasthan Bets Big On Mega Solar Plants

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2014

New Solar Policy Draft Enters Uncharted Territory; Thrust On Mega Projects Of 500 MW And Above With Customised Packages; Such Projects Are Still Untested In The Country With The Largest Being 130-MW Plant In MP; Withdrawing Sops For Smaller Projects Is A Gamble; Past...

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India Harvests Sun and Wind to Save Water and Power a Slowing Economy

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2014

 JAIPUR, Rajasthan, India — Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds, was constructed in 1799, here in the largest city in India’s largest state. Made of red and pink sandstone, and facing the street with an ornate honeycomb of open windows, the five-story building could have been...

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ADB to Provide $500 Million for Renewable Energy Transmission System in India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2013

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $500 million to build a power transmission system needed to deliver clean electricity from wind and solar power projects in Rajasthan in Northwest India to the state and national grids.

“Boosting renewable energy is...

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India’s First Wind Auction Stalled by Mytrah Court Case

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2013

India’s first auction of wind-farm licenses stalled after an industry lobby and a developer backed by Henderson Global Investors Ltd. filed injunctions, saying it would accelerate a 47 percent plunge in turbine installations.

Rajasthan state, India’s biggest market for...

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Rajasthan solar power tender attracts lowest-ever tariff

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2013

Rajasthan’s tender for purchase of solar power has turned up the lowest-ever tariff offered for selling electricity generated by solar plants. Essel Mining, which wants to put up a 10-MW solar photo voltaic plant and supply the power to Rajasthan Renewable Energy...

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India’s Rajasthan State Delays Solar Power Contracts Till August

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 27, 2012

 According to reports, India’s Rajasthan state will delay awarding contracts to companies to build 200 megawatts of solar capacity by about two months to August.

The last day to submit expressions of interest is May 18, M.M. Vijayvergia, executive director of the state...

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India’s Rajasthan opens bidding for 200 megawatts of solar farms

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2011

India’s Rajasthan state started accepting bids from developers to set up 200 megawatts of solar power projects in an area that has the country’s second-most solar radiant exposure.

The state plans to auction contracts for 100 megawatts of photovoltaic plants and...

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