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Renewable-thermal power plan may find few takers

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's new proposal for developers to blend renewable and thermal power may not find many takers, according to renewable energy consultancy firm, Bridge To India. “We suspect that because of limited number of potential bidders, the scheme...

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ADB to give $451 mn for Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor power links

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

The Asian Development Bank on Monday said it will provide a $451 million (about Rs 3,200 crore) loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu. The total cost of the project is...

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Rajasthan govt, US state to collaborate in energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

The Rajasthan government and Utah state of the US have entered into a partnership for knowledge sharing in the energy sector. The two states signed an MoU last week to advance state-level policy exchange, share emerging knowledge of innovative energy solutions and to develop...

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Andhra Pradesh HC stays state government’s move to renegotiate PPAs

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has stayed the state government’s attempt to renegotiate tariff for renewable power producers, saying that negotiating procedure is outside the jurisdiction of the...

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India puts renewable power at the centre of G20 dialogue on energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2019

India on Saturday put renewable energy at the centrestage of the G20 dialogue on energy transition and global environment for sustainable growth. Addressing counterparts from 20 major economies...

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Sovereign funds GIC, ADIA to infuse Rs 3,430 Cr into Greenko

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Sovereign wealth funds GIC of Singapore and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) on Tuesday signed definitive agreements to make a $495 million (Rs 3,430 crore) fresh equity investment in...

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12% GST on RECs: Renewable power companies move Delhi High Court

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 18, 2019

Renewable power companies have moved the Delhi High Court, seeking to exempt the renewable energy certificates (RECs) from the goods and services tax (GST). The case will also have implications...

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Sekura, CLP eye Kalpataru’s power transmission assets

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

Edelweiss Infrastructure-backed Sekura Energy and CDPQ-backed China Light & Power (CLP) India are in separate talks to acquire the power transmission assets of Kalpataru Power Transmission (...

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Build favourable ecosystem for electric vehicles, say experts

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

 Kerala has huge potential for solar power generation as the state has 22 lakh houses with uninterruptible power source (UPS) system, which can be converted for solar power generation, said Vinod Gopal, selection committee member, Maker Village. He was addressing a session on...

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India likely to attain one of its climate targets a decade in advance: new research

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2018

As India prepares to reveal, this evening, the latest information on the amount of greenhouse gases it has been emitting for the last few years, a new analysis by an international energy...

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