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PM Modi asks officials to ensure solar energy benefits reach farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reviewed the progress of key infrastructure sectors of power, renewable energy, petroleum and natural gas, coal, and mining.


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Government looks at energy-efficient ways to tackle climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has embarked on a multi-pronged strategy for achieving its climate change commitments, with measures ranging from combating air and water...

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1.5 lakh farmers to get grant for solar pumps: Haryana Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

Haryana Minister of State for Renewable Energy Banwari Lal said today that the state government would bring a scheme, under which, about 1.50 lakh farmers would be given a grant for solar...

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600 farmers get solar power pumps for irrigation in Bijnor this year

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 18, 2018

Farmers in Bijnor are increasingly opting for solar pumps to irrigate their fields due to the subsidy being provided by the government, and also because of the erratic power supply in rural...

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KUSUM scheme to be implemented from next month: RK Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

The government will provide 2.75 million solar pumps to farmers under the first phase of the Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme, to be launched by July 2018. ...

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India's clean energy capacity touches 70 GW: MNRE

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy today said India's installed clean energy capacity has already touched 70 GW and 38 GW is under implementation as per the data compiled till March 31....

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Grundfos bets big on solar, smart pumps in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2018

Grundfos India Ltd is expanding its network with the aim of doubling revenue to Rs 1,000 crore in the next four years, betting big on an innovative ‘Make in India’ solar pump for rural areas and...

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MSEDCL meets only half of solar farm pump target

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2018

The MSEDCL even after the end of three months of the stipulated time frame of December 2017 when the power company was assigned to install 10,000 solar pumps in the state under the pilot project...

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Cabinet to vet Rs 48,000 crore KUSUM scheme for solar power by March

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said today.  KUSUM...

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Maharashtra transmission company to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar power this year....

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