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India ranks fourth globally in wind power installation: Economic Survey

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2017

India has attained the fourth position globally in installed wind power capacity after China, US and Germany as a result of various steps in the "right" direction, the Economic Survey said today...

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Subject Tags: power , wind

Higher coal prices, clean energy cess wiped out UDAY gains

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2017

Power procurement costs have risen as higher coal prices and clean energy cess have wiped out gains from government moves to reduce costs under the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme,...

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Kerala electricity board seeks hike in power tariff after two years

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2017

According to the Power minister M.M. Mani government has not considered a tariff hike. His statement has come following the appeal of Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) Limited regarding the...

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Haryana to offer cheap power for new investors

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 12, 2017

Haryana government will be soon announce a new tariff policy for manufacturing units that are part of fresh investments, and make it easier for industry to get new power connections and upgrade...

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Madhya Pradesh’s first waste-to-energy plant inaugurated

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2017

Madhya Pradesh's first biomethanation plant that can generate biogas to power street lights or for other similar use, was inaugurated by mayor Alok Sharma at Bittan Market in the state capital,...

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India focussing on clean energy but West has to do its part: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

India is the world’s most attractive destination in the energy sector that has the potential to attract a trillion dollars in investment over the next few years, Union power minister Piyush...

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Subject Tags: Clean Energy , power

India Power completes acquisition of Meenakshi Energy, plans to invest Rs. 3500 cr for setting up plant in Bengal

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2016

Integrated power utility company India Power Corporation (IPCL), which on Wednesday announced completion of the acquisition of Meenakshi Energy from French power giant Engie, is planning to...

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PowerGrid to set up energy highways to meet demand growth

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2016

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is planning to build energy highways across the country to meet a projected growth in demand and ease the load on the national grid....

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Peak power supply shortage below 1,000 MW for four days

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

For the last four days in consecution, peak power supply shortage in India has been consistently below 1,000 MW for the first time ever. 


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Subject Tags: power , power deficit , supply

Indian Government plans to rationalise power tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The government plans to make electricity billing more efficient and transparent by reducing the number of categories of consumers, which should improve tariff collection and improve the health...

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Subject Tags: industry news , power , tariff