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SBI to go green! 10,000 ATMs to run on solar power in next two years

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2018

In line with the Modi government's push to reduce carbon footprints, India's largest public sector lender has said it plans to install solar panels on around 10,000 of its ATMs in the next two...

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Self-cleaning solar panels developed by Hyderabad-based ARCI

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2018

In a shot in the arm for India's National Solar Mission, Hyderabad-based international Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) has developed solar panels that are...

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Orissa High Court stays safeguard duty on imported solar panels

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The Orissa High Court has stayed the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels until August 20 following a petition from leading solar developer Acme Solar Holdings opposing it. ...

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Now, solar panels atop Indian Railways' passenger trains to power fans, lights

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The Indian Railways is doing its bit to conserve the environment and lessen the carbon footprint by deciding to fit solar panels on its passenger trains. The total weight of solar panels, which...

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Madras High Court dismisses plea against 70% solar imports safeguard

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The Madras High Court has dismissed the petition challenging the Directorate General of Safeguards’ recommendation of 70% safeguard duty on import of solar panels and modules, according to three...

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Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs clarifies imported solar equipment won’t attract customs duty

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2018

Much to the relief of solar project developers, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBITC) has clarified that the bulk of imported solar panels and modules will not attract customs...

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No subsidy, no waiver, solar panel users left high and dry in Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 2, 2018

Merely a few months after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s visit to Pune for the inauguration of solar panels installed at the Raj Bhavan and his effusive praise of the benefits and schemes...

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Waaree Energies launches Pronto, a Do-it-yourself kit set to revolutionise Rooftop Solar.

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2018

Waaree Energies Ltd., India’s largest solar panel manufacturers, recently launched the first of its kind do-It-yourself solar kit – Pronto. Available at all Waaree Solar Experience Centres, this...

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IIEST designs solar panels to charge electric rickshaws on the go

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 5, 2018

E-rickshaws can now be charged on the go, thanks to a solar charging system designed by the Centre for Green Energy at IIEST. The ministry of ...

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Chhattisgarh village gets electricity for the first time with solar panels

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

The residents of Chhattisgarh's Bhalupvillage in Balrampur finally got electricity connection for the first time after the district administration installed solar panels for every family. ...

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