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SECI project winners buying expensive land as state stays reluctant on leasing for central projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

SECI project winners buying expensive land as state stays reluctant on leasing for central projects.The state government had earlier said the matter would be...

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Government spends half of Rs 5,000 crore renewable energy outlay for current fiscal

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2018

The government has spent Rs 2,579 crore on renewable energy projects and schemes in the first six months of the current financial year (2018-19), roughly a half of the Rs 5,146 crore outlay for...

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Government may ask RBI to classify renewable energy projects under priority sector lending

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 21, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is expected to write to RBI, seeking to bring renewable energy projects under priority sector lending, senior officials said. 

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REC signs 200 million euro loan agreement with German bank KfW

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 16, 2018

State-owned power sector lender Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) today announced it has signed a Euro 200 million loan agreement with German bank KfW for renewable energy projects....

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India to comfortably achieve 100 GW solar energy target by 2022: Government

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2018
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Punjab approves renewable projects of Rs 100 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 27, 2018

The Punjab government has approved renewable energy projects worth Rs 100 crore, state Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy Sources Gurpreet Singh Kangar said on Thursday....

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Union cabinet approves renewable energy pact with Peru

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2018

The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved an agreement between India and South American nation Peru for ...

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IFC looks to invest $150 mn in Aditya Birla Finance via green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

International Finance Corporation, the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, is looking to invest up to $150 million (Rs 958 crore) in Aditya Birla Finance Ltd to fund renewable...

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India got $400 million of financing for new solar and wind energy farms

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2017

Renewable energy in India is set to get a $400 million boost through a joint initiative backed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and India's Yes Bank.


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Tamil Nadu signs agreement with companies to set up solar power plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

Tamil Nadu government today signed agreements with 16 companies that would invest Rs 9,000 crore for setting up solar power plants to generate 1,500 MW solar energy in the state....

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