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Power dept looks to take TERI's help in use of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

The state Power department will take assistance from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on the use of solar power to operate agricultural pumps. TERI will help West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL) in preparing the operational model in such a...

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Fotowatio Renewable may seek a new buyer for India solar business

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), the largest Arabian green energy utility, is likely to seek a new buyer for its Indian solar business following delays in the ongoing negotiations with Rahul Munjal’s Hero Future Energies, said three people aware of the development,...

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Biomass-based Energy firm Punjab Renewable Energy Systems gets Rs 55 Cr from Shell

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Biomass-based energy firm Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Pvt Ltd (PRESPL) on Wednesday said it has raised Rs 55 crore in private equity investment from Shell, a British-Dutch oil and gas company. “With this fund investment by Shell, the ‘Series-B’ round of PRESPL stands...

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Will launch scheme to generate 1-3 KW solar energy: Puducherry CM

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Chief minister V Narayanasamy, who holds the portfolio of finance, presented a tax-free budget of Rs 8,425 crore for the financial year 2019-20 for the Union territory of Puducherry in the legislative assembly on Wednesday. He said the territory must mobilize 65 per cent (Rs...

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46,000 Mw of new renewable energy capacity to come up in Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

Around 46,000 Megawatt (Mw) of fresh renewable energy generation capacity is likely to be set up in Gujarat by 2030 taking the share of green energy in the state's total capacity to 70 per cent...

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Wind energy sector needs market-led incentives: IIM-A

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

A paper authored by the IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) researchers suggested that wind energy in India has become market competitive and thus it should be pulled more by the market forces rather than...

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Bengal gets proposal for 800 MW solar power project: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

West Bengal has received a proposal for 800 megawatt (MW) solar power project with an estimated investment of ₹3,000 crore from a private investor, a state minister said on Saturday. Power...

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DVC ramps ups solar power capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

Damodar Valley Corporation plans to increase its renewable energy capacity through floating solar and pumped storage projects. The thermal and hydroelectric power PSU plans to install floating...

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Breather For Indian Renewable IPPs Fighting PPA Renegotiations

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

The government in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has finally come around to provide some relief to scores of solar and wind energy developers which it had recently threatened with tariff...

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Indian Oil Company to invest nearly $3.5 billion in green projects including 2G and 3G ethanol

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

In India, the Economic Times newspaper reports that Indian Oil Company plans to invest nearly $3.5 billion in green energy projects across a wide-ranging portfolio of renewables including 2G and...

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