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MNRE tells lenders to favour BIS-compliant solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2018

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has asked lending institutions to give preference to Indian standards to ensure quality while financing solar power projects, having noted that...

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Power demand revival drives 19% volumes growth at Indian Energy Exchange

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

A revival in power demand spurred volumes growth in electricity trading at Indian Energy Exchange (IEX). The exchange's electricity trade volume rose 19 per cent during April-September, aided by...

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We expect to take up a solar power project in Tanzania in the near future: Ministry of External Affairs

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2018

India and Tanzania on Tuesday decided to expand cooperation in areas of blue economy, cyber security, trade and investment and exploration of mineral resources, officials said. ...

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Solar project developers seek reversal of cap in tariffs

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2018

Solar project developers have cautioned the government that the decision to cap tariffs in future auctions at Rs 2.50 per unit needs to be reversed because it will make projects unviable as...

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Forest dept plans solar plant for butterfly conservatory to make it self-sufficient

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

The butterfly conservatory in Srirangam may soon be operated with clean energy as the forest department plans to generate solar power within the park’s premises to meet its electricity needs. ...

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REC Group secures 45MW of module orders for Indian rooftop solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

REC Group has secured orders for 45MW of solar modules to be installed at rooftop PV projects under the RESCO rooftop model in India, where the developer leases the rooftop system to the rooftop...

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Tariffs fall at NTPC's solar auction

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 16, 2018

Tariffs dropped at NTPC’s latest auction of 2,000 MW of solar projects on Tuesday, suggesting that developers have not yet begun factoring in the safeguard duty of 25% imposed on imported solar...

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Amplus to invest Rs 2,000 crore to set up 400-Mw solar capacity in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2018

 Amplus Energy Solutions, Gurgaon-based solar energy company, plans to invest Rs 2,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh (UP) by financial year 2020-21 as part of the state government's Solar Power Policy...

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SoftBank, IL&FS team up to power 20 Gigawatt solar power parks

By : sustainabilityo..., May 28, 2018

The SoftBank Group is tying up with infrastructure conglomerate IL&FS to develop more than 20 gigawatts of solar capacity in India by 2025 to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious...

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Mahindra Renewables announces financial closure for 250 MW MP solar project

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 19, 2018

Mahindra Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra Susten Pvt Ltd, today announced it has achieved financial closure for 250 Megawatt (MW) solar power project in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. ...

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