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Share of renewable energy rises to 26% in Apr-Aug this year: Official

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2020

The share of renewable energy in the country's power mix has increased from 23 per cent to 26 per cent in April-August period this fiscal, a senior official said on Saturday. Green energy's share increased at a time when the power sector witnessed...

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India’s renewable energy generation grows 9.46 per cent in Jan 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 3, 2020

India’s power generation from renewable energy sources stood at 10.325 billion units (BU) in January 2020, a 9.46 per cent increase from 9.433 BU generated in the same month last year, according to provisional data released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), an arm...

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CEA Report Shows RE Generation Increased by 17.2% YoY in December 19

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2020

The latest report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) tracking the monthly renewable energy generation in India for the month of December 2019 has revealed that electricity generated from renewable energy (RE) sources increased by 17.2 percent year over year (YoY) from...

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Punjab pushes for extension of deadline for installation of FGDs at power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2020

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has recommended to the central authorities to extend the deadline for the installation of fuel gas desulphurization(FGD) units at the thermal power plants in the state. The deadline for the same expired on December 31, but none of the...

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Controversial Hydel Project in India’s Northeast On Way To Completion

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

A hydel dam in India’s Northeast that was stalled following large scale protests is now scheduled for completion in three-and-a-half years. Straddled across the twin states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, the Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project was stuck for the past eight...

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India’s renewable energy generation registers lowest growth in 4 years

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 20, 2020

India’s renewable energy generation grew at a dismal pace of 5.22 per cent in the first eight months of the current financial year (April-November 2019), the lowest rate of growth in the past four years since 2015-16, according to fresh data sourced from the Central...

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Cabinet approves pact with Japan Coal Energy Centre

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Coal Energy Centre for cooperation in the field of electricity supply. "The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of MoU between...

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India to test gas-fired plants as ‘peakers’ to smooth power grid

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 16, 2018
ndia has an ambitious goal of installing 175 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2022, or a little more than the country’s...
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India to be power surplus in 2018-19: Central Electricity Authority

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2018

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has pegged energy and peak power surplus ...

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