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India plans to cut emission from old power plants to national standards by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

Starting next year, India has planned to bring down emission levels of all old power plants to national standards by 2022, a top Environment Ministry official has said. Union Environment...

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Renewable energy scheme gets state cabinet's approval in Bihar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2016

The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal of energy department under Chief Minister's New and Renewable Energy Scheme for installation of 3,000 solar pumps and one kilowatt offgrid...

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Subject Tags: power plants , solar pumps

Government tells thermal power plants to reduce water usage

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 14, 2016

Thermal power plants are water guzzlers, consuming an average of 96,000 litres of water for every megawatt of power, and the government wants to cut this down as it contemplates the possibility...

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Canada's SkyPower looking to offload equity in Madhya Pradesh project

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2016

Canada-based solar power developer SkyPower Global, which won contracts to set up plants of 150 MW in Madhya Pradesh last July, is looking to offload equity in the project and may subsequently...

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As wind abates, TNEB pins hope on new power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2014

Alarm bells ring for Tamil Nadu Electricity Board with the advent of September, when wind power generation halts and makes the state's energy position tricky. The board will have to depend on thermal power, its primary source, at a time when central power plants also go...

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