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Covid-19 intensifies need to expand sustainable energy solutions

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2020

Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly, a new report by several agencies said on Thursday. According to...

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Gurugram: 30% progress in four years, smart grid moves at snail’s pace

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

The ambitious ‘smart grid’ project of DHBVN, which was launched in 2016 by then Union power minister Piyush Goyal with a view to curb the frustrating and frequent power outages in sectors 1-57, was supposed to be completed within a span of 12 months. However, to date, only 30...

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Treating Electricity as a Right is Detrimental to Expanding Access: Suggest researchers at the LSE, the University of Chicago & Yale University

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 10, 2019

To expand access to electricity, governments in low-income countries should treat electricity as a private good, not a right, a new publication argues.


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BJP Manifesto: Renewable energy to be turned into a popular movement

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The BJP released its manifesto for the upcoming general elections 2019 outlining 75 milestones to be achieved by 2022. On the energy front, the Sankalp Patra focussed on universal access to...

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Maharashtra: MSEDCL plans strategy for power faults

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) has chalked out a two-pronged strategy to overcome frequent power faults affecting 40,000 consumers in Ghansoli. ...

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100 per cent electrification: PM Narendra Modi’s praise boosts morale

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

The energy department officials must be feeling elated over PM Narendra Modi’s praise on Sunday for 100% household electrification in the state before the nationwide target set for that. But...

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Indian company to install underground electric cables in Kathmandu

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

An Indian contractor company will install underground electric cables in Kathmandu to minimise the risk of electrocution and to beautify the city. 


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India lauded for improving energy access to 500 million people: IEA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 23, 2017

India has provided electricity access to half a billion people since 2000. An energy access report of 140 countries brought out by the International Energy Agency on Thursday shows that those...

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