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Andhra Pradesh to set up energy conservation cells in govt depts

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 13, 2020

In a bid to promote energy conservation and efficiency, the state government is...

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BEE to study energy efficiency measures

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 5, 2020

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has selected Andhra Pradesh to conduct a study on energy efficiency measures in refractory industries....

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Spain: EIB to provide €95 million to finance 40 climate action projects in Barcelona

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 4, 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will finance around 40 projects in Barcelona that aim to support climate change mitigation and adaptation in the city. To this end, the EU bank will provide €...

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Andhra Pradesh makes rapid strides in PAT scheme in industries sector

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 28, 2020

The Energy Department of Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) saved 2,386 million units (MU) of power in the industries sector under the Perform Achieve & Trade (PAT) scheme. The power conserved is worth...

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Set up energy account divisions: Union power minister to UP government

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 24, 2020

Union minister for power, Raj Kumar Singh on Thursday pressed for constitution of...

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EPAM raising £2 million of equity for energy transition in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 2, 2020

The aim is to use the growth funding to bring UK companies and investment to opportunities in the $12 billion Indian energy efficiency market. EPAM will employ the equity to identify and execute transations that provide technology and know-how that help India drive towards...

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EU, India invite joint research proposals on integrated local energy systems

By : Sustainability ..., May 11, 2020

India’s Department of Science & Technology and the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency have issued a joint call for proposals that aims at smartly integrating large amounts of renewable energy in local energy systems in Europe and/or India and...

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Battery storage, smart grid, energy efficiency companies raise $252 m in VC funding in Q1 2020

By : Sustainability ..., May 4, 2020

Battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies raised $252 million during the first quarter of 2020 (Q1), a 20 per cent increase from the $210 million raised in Q1 2019. According to a Mercom Capital Group report, “Total corporate funding, including VC, debt,...

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Around 60 per cent of energy efficiency expenditure helps create employment

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

Around 60 per cent of expenditure on home energy efficiency retrofits goes towards labour sector, delivering strong employment growth, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). "Public sector programmes focusing on homes and certain relatively standardised building...

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Energy efficiency schemes by BEE led to savings of Rs 54,770 crore: Parl Panel

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2020

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has said the energy efficiency schemes implemented by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) over years have led to total savings of around Rs 54,770 crore even as its budgetary allocation was found to be insufficient over years....

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