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GARV to keep track of rural electrification leap

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 21, 2016

The Union government has decided to launch the second phase of its rural electrification scheme to monitor power supply in about 600,000 villages in real time. Earlier, the government’s focus...

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Chandigarh, Himachal, Uttarakhand to get cheapest power, Gujarat to costliest

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2016

Residents of Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry and Uttarakhand will be able to buy solar power at Rs 3 per unit – the lowest tariff in India – from panels installed on their rooftops...

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Subject Tags: power , Solar Rooftop , tariff

Government keen on solar park in Marathwada region: Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

The Centre is keen to set up a solar power park in Marathwada if the state government provides land for it, Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.


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Subject Tags: power , Solar Park

U'khand for increasing ambit of hydel projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

The state government is banking high on the Central Government's proposal to increase the ambit of small hydropower projects from the current 25 MW to 100 MW to help achieve the renewable energy...

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Subject Tags: hydro , power , renewable

Global Wind Energy Capacity Reaches 456 GW, Set To Hit 500 GW By Year-End

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

Global wind energy capacity reached 456 GW at the half-year mark of 2016, and is set to hit 500 GW by the end of the year, according to new figures from the World Wind Energy Association....

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Subject Tags: power , report , Wind Energy

Siemens Tests Breakthrough Thermal Storage System for Wind

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Siemens believes a recently launched thermal storage concept for wind power could deliver energy at significantly below €0.10 per kilowatt-hour (USD $111 per megawatt-hour).

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JSPL to sell 24 MW wind power project to IDFC Alternatives

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) Tuesday said it has agreed to sell its wind power project at Satara in Maharashtra to an infrastructure fund managed by IDFC Alternatives. The company did not...

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Subject Tags: power , wind

Gujarat To Organise Inter Ministerial Meet on Power And Renewable Energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Ministers of various states will meet with Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal on October 7 in Vadodara to discuss issues pertaining to implementation of various ongoing...

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Govt to focus on reducing water, power use by half in 20 years

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2016

Reducing water and power use by half and promoting renewable energy and public transport are "key elements" of the government's urban development strategy for the next 20 years, according to a...

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Subject Tags: power , water

UDAY a success: India's power distribution system shows clear signs of revival

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

India’s power distribution system is showing concrete signs of revival and lower operational losses as chronically inefficient states have significantly narrowed the gap between cost and revenue...

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