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Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation waits for takers

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2017

Scientists at IIT, Madras have come up with a novel technique where e-waste can be used as a resource not only to treat waste water but also to generate electricity simultaneously, making it an...

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Indian government's new power plan: Heavy electricity users will now pay lower tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2017

Major reforms of power tariffs are on the horizon as an official committee has recommended lower tariffs for heavy users to encourage electricity consumption as the country moves from a deficit...

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Reliance Infra, Tata Power may face scrutiny by Maharashtra electricity regulator

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 12, 2017

Reliance Infrastructure (Rel Infra) and Tata Power Company (TPC), the two private discoms supplying electricity to Mumbai, may face a probe by the Maharashtra electricity regulator. The state...

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India to supply 160 Megawatt power to Nepal from January 1

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2017

India will start supplying an additional 80MW electricity to Nepal from January 1, 2017, through the Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur transmission line, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said. ...

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Courtesy engineer, footsteps ‘creating’ energy at railway station

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2016

A young city engineer, Mandar Tulankar, has developed a flooring system in which pressure exerted by a person walking on the floor helps generate electricity. One footstep or footfall generates...

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Global Renewable Energy capacity overtakes Coal

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2016

The IEA says in a new report that last year, renewables accounted for more than half of the increase in power capacity.


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Kerala turns to green energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Anticipating a major electricity crisis in view of the Centre's new power policy, the state government is gearing up to generate an additional 1,008 MW of power in the next three years. The...

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Renewable energy certificate sales up 58% to 17.45 lakh in April-September

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2016


Sales of renewable energy certificates (RECs) jumped about 58 per cent to 17.45 lakh in the first half of this fiscal, indicating increasing compliance of renewable purchase obligations...

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HERC increases incentive on grid connected solar power generation

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2016

In a development that should give a big push to solar power generation in the state, incentive given to rooftop solar plants installed under the state's new solar policy for residential...

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Large population still without power in India: Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

Even though government data shows low power deficit and a surplus situation in the country, a large population is still without electricity and power cuts are part of daily life, says a report...

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