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UK-based firms to invest Rs.1,500 cr in waste-to-energy projects in South

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 31, 2017

GJ Nature Care & Energy (GJNCE) and GJ Eco Power (GJEP), two UK-based firms, are planning to invest close to ₹1,500 crore over a period of five years in waste-to-energy projects across South Indian cities.

GJNCE has won a global bid for a waste-to-energy project in...

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Arinsun Clean Energy to develop 250-Mw solar park in MP for $200 mn

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

Actis Energy Fund-backed Arinsun Clean Energy Private Limited will develop a 250-Mw solar park at a cost of $200 million at the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is planning to back the project.

The project was...

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Tata Power Renewable boosts generation capacity by four-fold

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

Tata Power today said its renewable energy arm enhanced the generation capacity by over four-fold last fiscal.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) generated 1,440 million units (MUs) from renewable energy sources like wind and solar in 2016-17 as compared to 329...

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Finance Ministry issues norms for Central offices to retrofit energy efficient appliances

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

The Union Finance Ministry has issued guidelines for mandatory installation of energy efficient appliances in all Central Government buildings across India.

It has directed that usage of LED based lightings and energy efficient cooling equipment such as fans and air...

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ISA to float global tender for 5 lakh solar pumps before December

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

International Solar Alliance (ISA) plans to come out with a global tender for price discovery of 5 lakh solar pumps before December and presumed the prices of solar pumps will come down, said...

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Jakson Group to invest Rs 700 crore to set up new solar plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

At a time when most domestic solar manufacturers are struggling with idle capacity in the face of cheap solar cells and modules being imported from China, Noida-based Jakson Group is setting up...

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Mercedes Benz seeks sops to aid India's electric car ride

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

Folger, the Mercedes Benz Managing Director for India, said globally the German automaker is heavily investing in technology for electric mobility and if adequate support is extended, these...

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Finland’s Taaleri looking to buy solar power projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2017

 Attracted by the opportunities in India’s solar energy space, Finland’s Taaleri Plc is evaluating assets for acquisition here.

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Dubai sets sights on India to achieve its green energy goals

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2017

With a roadmap to harness 75% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2050, Dubai is reaching out to investors, consultants, equipment suppliers and developers in India, which has emerged...

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IFC plans $6 billion investment in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2017

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, is planning to invest up to $6 billion in India over the next five years to support initiatives in renewable energy and green...

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