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COVID-19: Renewable power generation remains unaffected amid lockdown, says report

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, renewable power generation remained unaffected due to their ‘must-run’ status while electricity from thermal sources were impacted most due to a decline in power demand in March and April 2020, according to a recent report by Indian Ratings. It...

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Bio-methanation plant commissioned in Coimbatore

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

In yet another addition to measures taken to process solid waste, the city on Saturday got a bio-methanation plant, thanks to funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Swiss Federal Councillor and Head, Federal Department of Environment, Transport and...

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India investing more money in solar power than coal for first time

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2019

A whopping 74 per cent of India’s electricity generation comes from coal-fired power plants, and coal use in the country continues to increase, but we may be seeing the beginning of the end of...

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Eyeing investment, India considers new solar tender with focus on factories

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

India is considering a new tender to develop solar power equipment manufacturing that doesn’t include a requirement to also generate electricity, a move aimed at sparking investor interest,...

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Generating companies may get to invite bids from discoms to sell power

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

India for the first time may allow electricity generation companies to call bids from state distribution companies to sell power. ...

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Andhra Pradesh targets producing 5,000 MW solar power by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh government has set a target of generating 5,000 MW of solar power...

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India likely to attain one of its climate targets a decade in advance: new research

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2018

As India prepares to reveal, this evening, the latest information on the amount of greenhouse gases it has been emitting for the last few years, a new analysis by an international energy...

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New material harvests Sun's heat for cheaper electricity generation

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2018

Scientists have developed a material that can be used to harvest electricity from the Sun's heat, paving the way for generating cheaper solar power on cloudy days and at nighttime. The...

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