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BRICS bank greenlights new projects in India, Russia & South Africa worth $1.4bn

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

The New Development Bank (NDB) has approved four new infrastructure and development projects with loans totaling $1.4 billion. New investments bring the BRICS bank’s portfolio to 42 projects worth $11.6 billion. The decision to finance the projects in India, Russia, and South...

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Kerala: State electricity board invites E-Tender for roof top solar project

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

The Kerala State Electricity Board has invited e-tenders for the 200MW rooftop solar power project aimed at enhancing the state's renewable energy generation capacity in the future. The tendering is the first step towards establishing roof top plants for generating 500MW of...

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UP govt clears state's first floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam with an investment of Rs 750 crore. It will be the first water surface...

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Vedanta to bid aggressively for government projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

The Vedanta Group plans to invest heavily in solar energy to generate 1,000 MW in a couple of years, and bid aggressively for government projects as the metals and mining multinational seeks to...

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Policy stability with the re-election of NDA government to support capacity growth in renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2019

The policy support by the central government as well as improved cost competitiveness has increased the share of renewable energy (RE) based capacity in the overall installed power generation...

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Piramal Group plans to buy operational renewable power projects of Mytrah

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2019

Ajay Piramal-owned Piramal Group plans to buy operational renewable power projects of Mytrah Energy, making the potential acquisition the first set of assets in the newly launched private InvIT that is co-owned by the Piramal Group and Canadian pension fund CPPIB. Both...

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Gujarat announces policy for small-scale solar power generation

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

Aspiring to fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambition for raising the renewable power generation in the country, the Gujarat government on Wednesday announced a 'small scale distribution...

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Rs 1500-crore solar plant plan for Banka, Bihar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2018

The State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) on Tuesday okayed a proposal to establish a Rs 1,500 crore solar power plant in Banka district and a Rs 148 crore biomass power plant in West...

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By 2022, 21 per cent Punjab power from renewable sources

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2018

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has decided to revise the renewable purchase obligations for Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) till 2022 by inviting...

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