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India shelves Gujarat, West Bengal tidal power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2020

Ocean-based tidal projects of Gujarat and in the Gangetic delta of Sunderbans in West Bengal have been cancelled by the respective state governments due to high capital costs, new and renewable energy minister R K Singh said on Thursday. “The government has not planned...

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Shimla: Delay in 100 MW hydro project led to cost overrun of Rs 643 cr, says CAG

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

A delay of 29 months in the commissioning of 100 MW Sainj hydroelectric project in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh led to cost overrun of Rs 643.04 crore, a report by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has revealed. The project was scheduled to be completed by March...

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Govt clarifies GST confusion on solar, 70% project cost under 5% rate

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2018

The GST council issued clarity on the confusion over the rates for solar power projects. While solar panels were classified under 5 per cent tax slab, industry had contested saying other...

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