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India announces RPO compliance unit

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has created a Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) compliance unit to improve enforcement of this key policy for clean energy deployment....

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Naveen Patnaik seeks greater share of clean energy cess for coal-bearing states

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2016

Pointing out that coal-bearing Odisha has been very supportive of the Centre's push to increase domestic coal supply, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought financial incentives in return. In a...

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Indian oil firms plan 1GW solar plant in Madhya Pradesh to power refineries

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2016

Indian Oil Corporation and Oil India are planning to set up a 1GW solar energy plant in the state of Madhya Pradesh in order to power their oil refineries, according to a senior figure of the state’s renewable energy agency.

It is premature to discuss timelines but the...

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Subject Tags: RPO , solar energy

India sanctions plans for 10 ‘Solar Zones’ of at least 10,000 hectares each

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

India has sanctioned plans to implement 10 ‘Solar Zones’ each consisting of at least 10,000 hectares of land to encourage solar PV project developers, manufacturers and investors to help achieve...

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