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Solar installations leave electricity network in peril in West Bengal

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2018

As solar installation becomes more affordable and homes begin to generate electricity and push it into the grid, power utilities like CESC and West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (...

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Alfanar plans to bid in India's renewable energy auctions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 21, 2018

The $3 billion Riyadh-headquartered Alfanar Group is making a major foray into India’s renewable energy sector, looking to raise $200 million for investments, half of which will be its own funds...

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Coal Minister Piyush Goyal talks about having one global electricity grid

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018

Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on Friday talked about having a global grid.


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MNRE Releases Concept Note on Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

With a view to accelerate the deployment of rooftop solar power in India, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a concept note on "Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for...

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Cabinet nod soon for hydro power policy: Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

Power Minister R K Singh today said the hydro power policy is in the final leg and will soon be sent for the Cabinet approval.


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Green energy sector facing headwinds on low bidding for projects: ICRA

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

The bidding activity for wind and solar energy projects has slowed down in the current calendar year in terms of awarded project capacity, research and ratings agency ICRA said. ...

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Niti Aayog to finalise National Energy Policy soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

Government think-tank Niti Aayog will soon finalise the National Energy Policy (NEP) and take it to the Union Cabinet, a top official said.


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Status of energy sector in India highly uneven; scope for reform: PM Narendra Modi

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the status of the energy sector in India was highly uneven and the scope for reform in many areas still exists.


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No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 28GW

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

The government today said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all. ...

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IIT Delhi gets Centre of Excellence for renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here has set up a centre to facilitate research in renewable energy.

The Centre of Excellence (COE) set up in collaboration with ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, a renewable energy company, was inaugurated today by...

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