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Nitish Kumar asks officials to prepare comprehensive policy to promote electric vehicles in Bihar

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2020

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked officials of five departments to sit together and prepare a comprehensive policy to promote manufacturing and use of electric vehicles in the state. “Senior officials of industries, energy, urban development and housing, transport and...

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Wind-Solar hybrid tenders: Allowing multiple energy injection points will kill energy storage in its infancy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2020

Lobby group the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has raised concern that the draft competing bidding guidelines for hybrid renewable energy projects being prepared by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) are not in sync with the objectives of...

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Tamil Nadu: Climate change draft policy out, suggestions sought

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2020

Aware that monitoring and evaluation of climate change is paramount to tackle its impact, the state government has invited suggestions from the public and others over its plans. The recently released draft TN State Action Plan on Climate Change 2.0. envisages increasing the...

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Draft Policy Suggests ‘Reverse Bundling’ For Round-The-Clock Power Supply

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed a draft policy for the supply of round-the-clock power to distributors through a mix of renewable energy and electricity generated in coal-based thermal power plants. Addressing issues of intermittency, limited hours of...

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