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Power dept looks to take TERI's help in use of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

The state Power department will take assistance from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on the use of solar power to operate agricultural pumps. TERI will help West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL) in preparing the operational model in such a...

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Will launch scheme to generate 1-3 KW solar energy: Puducherry CM

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Chief minister V Narayanasamy, who holds the portfolio of finance, presented a tax-free budget of Rs 8,425 crore for the financial year 2019-20 for the Union territory of Puducherry in the legislative assembly on Wednesday. He said the territory must mobilize 65 per cent (Rs...

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India, Bahrain sign agreements in solar energy, space tech, culture exchange

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

India and Bahrain on Saturday agreed to collaborate in the areas of space technology, solar energy and culture exchange as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held comprehensive talks with his Bahraini...

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Breather For Indian Renewable IPPs Fighting PPA Renegotiations

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

The government in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has finally come around to provide some relief to scores of solar and wind energy developers which it had recently threatened with tariff...

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Rajasthan govt to bring new renewable energy policy: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2019

Rajasthan Energy Minister B D Kalla on Tuesday said the government would bring a new renewable energy policy in the state. Speaking at a seminar on 'exploring renewable energy potential in the...

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Indian Oil Corporation to invest Rs 25,000 cr in green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, plans to invest Rs 25,000 crore in green energy projects, including solar and wind power plants, bio-fuels...

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Gujarat textile units want cap on solar machinery be raised

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Under the Solar Energy Credit initiative, an integral part of the scheme, the central government is providing a subsidy of 50% to power loom units having maximum eight looms for adopting solar...

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Large industries unable to tap rooftop solar energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

For large-scale industries, which are high tension (HT) electricity consumers, in the State, rooftop solar energy system is yet to become attractive though Tamil Nadu has a new solar policy. “...

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Soon, solar panels to be a must in new Greater Noida buildings

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2019

All new constructions in Greater Noida will soon have to mandatorily install solar panels to meet at least 10% of their electricity requirement. In a move aimed towards meeting the guidelines of...

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Over 10k green houses built in 8 yrs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

As many as 10,933 green houses have been constructed in Madurai district from the year 2011 to 2019 for the people living below the poverty line under the chief minister’s solar powered green...

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