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Govt may impose customs duty on solar equipment soon

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2020

NEW DELHI: The ministry of new and renewable energy has asked solar manufacturers to provide a list of machinery and capital goods that should be exempted from basic customs duty (BCD), indicating that the duty may soon be imposed. "Ministry of New and Renewable Energy had...

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India offers $100 million Line of Credit to Lanka for solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2020

COLOMBO: India has offered a Line of Credit worth $100 million to Sri Lanka for three solar projects in the country, according to an official statement here. India's high commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay called on minister of power Dullas Alahapperuma and reiterated...

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Subject Tags: India , solar , Sri Lanka

India’s largest floating solar plant to come up in Sagardighi

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2020

Kolkata: The West Bengal cabinet on Thursday approved a 5MW grid-connected floating solar project at Sagardighi Thermal Power Project (SgTPP) in Murshidabad. State power minister Sovondeb Chattopadhyay raised the issue at the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Mamata...

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SECI’s 5 GW Renewable Power Tender Bundled with Thermal Extended Again

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for its tender to procure 5 GW of renewable power on a round-the-clock (RTC) basis complemented with thermal power projects. The date for the submission of bids has now...

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Bhakra Beas Management Board inaugurates rooftop solar PV plants at 220kv sub-stations in Delhi, Narela

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2019

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has planned to implement grid connected rooftop solar PV projects on the roofs of its buildings/offices, ground mounted and floating solar PV plant, as...

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Punjab Municipal Corporation to identify more govt buildings for solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2018

Having completed the first phase of installing rooftop solar power plants at government buildings in the city, the MC would now start identifying more government buildings where such plants...

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Gujarat will soon tender 250 MW solar+storage capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2018

Saurabhbhai Patel, Minister of Energy, Government of Gujarat, has announced that the state will soon issue a 250 MW grid-connected solar tender linked with storage. He also said that Gujarat...

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India may hit Paris climate targets ahead of schedule: TERI

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 29, 2018

India may well achieve the national targets set to address climate change under the Paris Agreement before 2030, as around 30 per cent of the country’s installed electricity generation capacity...

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Solar power plants to be installed on rooftops all sr secondary schools

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 18, 2018

Solar power plants would be installed on the rooftops of all senior secondary schools in Haryana, Minister of State for Public Health Engineering Banwari Lal said today. 

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Subject Tags: solar

Dynapower and Raychem RPG commission 1MW microgrid in Uttar Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., May 25, 2018

Vermont-headquartered inverter supplier Dynapower and Mumbai-based technology firm Raychem RPG have commissioned what they claim to be India’s first 1MW microgrid using solar, diesel and energy...

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Subject Tags: microgrid , sector news , solar