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AAI ties up with NTPC for setting up solar power plants & have e-vehicles at airports

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2020

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has tied up with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd, (NVVN) a subsidiary of NTPC, for setting up solar power plants and adoption of e-vehicles at its airports. In...

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Uttarakhand to Empanel EPC Contractors for Rooftop Solar Projects

By : Sustainability ..., May 12, 2020

The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible firms for the empanelment of the EPC contractors to undertake work of project commissioning of grid-connected rooftop and small solar power plant at various locations...

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Govt hands over 12,000 MW CPSU solar scheme to Ireda

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 14, 2020

The Union government has appointed state-run lender Indian Renewable Energy Agency (Ireda) as the implementing agency for setting up solar power plants by Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSU). The CPSU scheme, meant to promote domestic solar manufacturing, was being run...

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Rajasthan plans to set up 30,000 MW solar capacity in 5 years

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2020

Rajasthan plans to set up 30,000 MW of solar power plants in next five years and is in talks with leading private and state-run companies to develop energy parks, the state’s energy minister BD Kalla told ET. This will add to an already installed capacity of around 50,000 MW...

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Himachal Pradesh signs agreements to tap 250 MW solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday signed two pacts for setting up solar power plants with an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore. One pact for Rs 600 crore was signed with Renew Energy Private Ltd for setting up a 150 MW solar plant, which is proposed to commission by 2021, while the second...

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Avaada Energy to set-up 2 GW open access solar power plants in 5 states

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2019

Serial entrepreneur Vineet Mittal-led Avaada Energy is in the process of implementing two gigawatt (GW) of open access solar plants in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Karnataka, and Odisha,...

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No subsidy on solar power plants above 10 kW

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2019

The Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has stopped paying subsidy on the installation of solar power plants above 10 kW capacity. Earlier, 30 per cent...

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Haryana: Government buildings to have rooftop solar power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The new and renewable energy department of Gurugram has asked all heads of departments to send data of government buildings under their jurisdiction for setting up solar power plants on rooftops...

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Jakson Group to set up 50 MW greenfield solar plant for Rs 300 cr in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Solar energy company Jakson Group is investing nearly Rs 300 crore in a solar power plant in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh. The 50 megawatt (Mw) independent power plant (IPP), spread over 300...

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ReNew Power secures OPIC debt funding of up to USD 350 mn

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 22, 2019

Clean energy producer ReNew Power Thursday said it has secured fresh debt financing of up to USD 350 million from the US government's development finance institution Overseas Private Investment...

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