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KKR, Actis Vie for 400-MW solar assets of Azure Power; Rs 1,600 cr deal size likely

By : Sustainability ..., May 18, 2020

KKR, Actis, Edelweiss Infrastructure and Ayana Renewable Power are in early talks to acquire about 400 megawatt solar energy projects in Rajasthan and Assam from Azure Power Global, multiple people aware of the development said. They pegged the deal size at ₹1,600-1,700 crore...

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Government allows solar installation in Covid lockdown, industry to abide by safety protocols

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020

The new guidelines were issued as Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared an extension of the lockdown in India till May 3, 2020, along with the opening of certain industrial activities in a bid to provide relief to labourers and daily wage earners. Transportation of goods is...

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India and Germany to Collaborate on Development of Solar Projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

India and Germany will collaborate on Mumbai Metro and solar energy projects as part of bilateral cooperation in energy and urban development sectors, a senior official with Germany’s Ministry of Economic Cooperation has said. Talking to reporters here, Director General (...

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Solar power: Projects worth Rs 50,000 crore in pipeline for Ladakh, says Amit Shah

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2019

Development plans entailing total investments of Rs 50,000 crore in power, solar energy, education and tourism sectors are in the pipeline for the newly-created Union territory of Ladakh, home minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. Launching the sale of winter-grade diesel in...

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Renew Power, Avaada, UPC, Tata unit bag solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

Renew Power, Avaada Energy, UPC Renewables and Tata Power Renewable Energy won projects in the 1,200 megawatts auction of the Solar Energy Corp of India (SECI), with the winners offering a slightly higher price than those in the previous round. In Thursday’s auction of the...

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MP invites bids for 10.8 Megawatt rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) has invited bids for setting up rooftop solar Photo Voltaic projects of 10.8 Megawatt (Mw) capacity for industries located near Bhopal. As part of the tender, 164 industrial beneficiaries will procure solar power under...

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Asian Development Bank, International Solar Alliance sign pact to promote solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 12, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) today signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific. ...

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Railways to issue tenders for solar projects on its unused land

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2018

The Indian Railways will call tenders to award contracts to set up 3,000 mw of solar power projects on its unused land, rail and coal minister Piyush Goyal said.


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India says developed countries should earmark financial assistance for solar projects in developing nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

India has said the developed countries should earmark a part of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan towards solar energy projects in developing countries.


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