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Gurugram-based JBM Solar plans to set-up 100 MW projects by next year

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2020

Gurugram-based independent power producer JBM Solar, part of the JBM Group, is planning to set-up 100 megawatt (MW) of solar power projects by next year, it’s Executive Director Nishant Arya told ETEnergyWorld. "We have 100 MW projects in the pipeline, which will be completed...

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Government to Set up 26 gigawatts Solar Power Capacity in Agriculture Sector by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2020

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has once again reiterated its promise to set up around 26 gigawatts solar power capacity in agriculture sector by 2022. Minister RK Singh said that a huge portion of this capacity would be installed in the form of conventional land-based...

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Andhra Pradesh govt proposes to set up solar plants to produce 10,000 MW

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh government has proposed to set up its own generating units to produce 10,000 MW of solar power to meet the energy requirements of the agriculture sector. The government has already issued an order for setting up the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up 2000 MW solar power park across Chambal & Bundelkhand

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

To increase state’s production of renewable energy, the Kamal Nath government will set up a 2,000 MW Solar Power Park in the Bundelkhand and Chambal regions, minister for renewable energy Harsh Yadav told reporters on Tuesday. “A new solar park will be established stretching...

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LG Murmu asks for rooftop solar systems for all govt buildings in J-K

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu has issued direction to provide 'roof top solar systems' to all government buildings in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory as part of energy efficiency measures, a government spokesperson said. The directions were given by Murmu during the first...

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Eastern Railway plans to generate 30 MW solar power by 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

In an effort to minimise carbon footprint and contribute towards reduction in global warming, the Eastern Railway on Friday said it has set an ambitious plan to generate solar power of 300 million watts (30 megawatt) by 2020. Aiming at maximum possible use of clean and...

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Gridco aims to buy 550 Mw renewable power from SECI in FY20

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

Odisha's bulk power buyer cum trader Gridco aims to procure 550 Mw of solar and wind power through Solar Electrification Corporation of India (SECI) auctions in 2019-20. ...

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Government should offer incentive to help India achieve solar power target by 2022: LSI

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 31, 2018

Sebi approved merchant banker LSI Financial Services feels Indian government should contemplate offering financial stimulus including price incentives and subsidised credit to domestic solar...

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Solar power growth rate loses pace amid safeguard duty chaos

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2018

The pace of solar power capacity addition in the April-June period has dropped sharply after notching rapid growth in four consecutive quarters as recent policy chaos around safeguard duty on...

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