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Indexed renewable energy tariffs can save up to Rs 21,880 cr for discoms over 5 yrs

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2020

Indexed (inflation linked) renewable energy tariffs can save India's discoms up to Rs 21,880 crore over the next five years, a joint study by IEEFA and CEF said.

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Power major DVC moots 1,776-MW floating solar projects to add capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2020

State-owned thermal power major Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) will focus only on solar projects to add capacity, a top official said.


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India installed 5.9 GW of solar capacity in FY20, to add another 6.6 GW in FY21: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2020

India installed about 5.9 gigawatt (GW) of utility-scale solar capacity...

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Solar panels reduce bills by 50%: Delhi power minister Satyendar Jain

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

Under the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Yojana, Delhi government’s flagship scheme launched in 2018, 146 MW solar capacity has been achieved in 2,900-odd installations that has helped reduce 500 tons CO2-eq emissions daily, Delhi power minister Satyendar Jain said. “Immediately...

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Solar developer can set up higher generation capacity than contracted: MNRE

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

The renewable energy ministry on Wednesday clarified that solar energy developers can install additional direct current (DC) capacity which can be higher than the contracted alternate current (AC) capacity. Developers convert DC into AC for supplies to discoms. In some cases...

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Fortum plans to set 300 MW solar power units in India per year

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019

Fortum India, a unit of the €5-billion Finland-based Fortum Oyj, plans to set up 300 MW of solar power capacity each year in India for the next five years, taking its total installed capacity to over 2,100 MW. The investment will be about ₹1,300 crore per year, totalling...

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India leads with cheapest renewable power in Asia Pacific, followed by Australia

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

India- the second-largest power market in the Asia Pacific region with an installed generation capacity of 421 GW – has emerged as the lowest-cost producer of renewable energy in the area. “The...

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Gujarat tops India in rooftop solar power generation capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2019

Gujarat has emerged as the state with the most rooftop solar panels installed. According to data tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Gujarat has an installed rooftop solar power capacity of 261.97...

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Discussed with states road map to achieve 175 GW renewable energy capacity: Power minister

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Union minister R K Singh Tuesday held a meeting with ministers and officials of renewable energy-rich states and discussed with them various issues facing the sector and ways to achieve the...

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Petronas of Malyasia buys Amplus Energy in ₹2,700 crore deal

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

Malaysia’s state-run oil and gas company, Petroliam Nasional Bhd or Petronas on Monday said it has acquired Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s largest rooftop solar power producers...

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