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Green energy ministry issues phase-2 norms for rooftop solar project

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on August 20, 2019, issued guidelines to implement the second phase of its ambitious grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic programme....

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MNRE launches State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

Power and renewable energy minister, R K Singh, today launched the State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index (SARAL) to evaluate states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development. It...

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Karnataka ranks best in roof top solar development

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

Karnataka has emerged as the best state for setting up a roof top solar project, according to a survey released by the Centre. The state rooftop solar attractiveness index–SARAL released by the...

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Andhra govt softens stand on power purchase agreements signed TDP: R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

The YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government has softened its stand on the controversial plan to reopen the power purchase agreements (PPAs) inked under the previous TDP government. In...

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Rajasthan govt to bring new renewable energy policy: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2019

Rajasthan Energy Minister B D Kalla on Tuesday said the government would bring a new renewable energy policy in the state. Speaking at a seminar on 'exploring renewable energy potential in the...

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Gujarat textile units want cap on solar machinery be raised

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Under the Solar Energy Credit initiative, an integral part of the scheme, the central government is providing a subsidy of 50% to power loom units having maximum eight looms for adopting solar...

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Indian Oil Corporation to invest Rs 25,000 cr in green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, plans to invest Rs 25,000 crore in green energy projects, including solar and wind power plants, bio-fuels...

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AP to target only corrupt green projects

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

Andhra Pradesh has shown the first sign of changing its controversial stand that contracts with renewable energy companies should be renegotiated to bring down tariffs, as a top-ranking official...

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India leads world in growth of energy sector investments between 2015-18

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

Growth in energy sector investments was the most pronounced in India compared to any other region in the world between 2015 and 2018. Data compiled by the International Energy Agency (IEA)...

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Large industries unable to tap rooftop solar energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

For large-scale industries, which are high tension (HT) electricity consumers, in the State, rooftop solar energy system is yet to become attractive though Tamil Nadu has a new solar policy. “...

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