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Subsidies for Renewables in India Dropped 35% From FY17 to FY19: Report
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020
The renewables subsidies in India fell 35 percent from FY17 to FY19, while its oil and gas subsidies increased by 65 percent according to a new study entitled ‘Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2020’, released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)...Read more..
Subject Tags: coronavirus , Environment and Water (CEEW) , renewable energy subsidies
Subsidy on rooftop solar panels may go up for domestic sector
By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019
In a good news to people wants to opt for clean energy, the government is mulling to increase the subsidy on rooftop solar panels from the present 30%, sources in the New and Renewable Energy...Read more..
Subject Tags: India , Renewable Energy , renewable energy subsidies , rooftop panels , solar panel
India stuck with household solar subsidy ‘friction’
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019
While the Indian solar industry has shown gratitude to the government for its recently announced ~US$1.6 billion boost for the rooftop PV programme, some industry members believe there are too...Read more..
Subject Tags: India , Renewable Energy , renewable energy subsidies , rooftop solar , solar installation , Solar PV
Kerala looks up at solar energy for its power needs
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019
After recovering from an unexpected natural calamity, the State is now on a renovation mode, building a ‘New Kerala’ that focuses on sustainable development. As part of this, recently the State Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac, in his budget speech, talked about providing...Read more..
India readies a slew of power sector reforms
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 10, 2018
The government has readied a draft of power sector reforms, including implementing the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme in the electricity sector for better targeting of subsidies, freeing...Read more..
Subject Tags: Direct Benefit Transfer , Electricity Act , electricity tariffs , Government of India , India , renewable energy subsidies