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China to build world's largest floating solar power plant in major commitment to renewable power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

A unit of China Three Gorges Corp. is building a 1 billion yuan (£113 million) floating solar power plant, the world’s biggest, in the nation’s eastern province of Anhui.

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Karnataka tenders 860MW of dispersed solar

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for 860MW of solar, split between 43 taluks with 20MW in each.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Guinea's foreign minister, welcomes ISA ratification

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with the Foreign Minister of Guinea, Mamadi Toure, over a broad range of issues, her ministry said in a statement.

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India’s hydro giant plans another 150MW of solar with SECI

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2017

Indian state-run power firm National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) plans to build another 150MW of solar projects in partnership with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)....

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Lightsource enters Indian solar partnership with UK Climate Investments

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

UK-based developer Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments (UKCI), part of the Green Investment Group within Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, have entered into a...

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India lauded for improving energy access to 500 million people: IEA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 23, 2017

India has provided electricity access to half a billion people since 2000. An energy access report of 140 countries brought out by the International Energy Agency on Thursday shows that those...

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Offshore wind, hydro projects may get green energy tag

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

India doesn’t have any offshore wind projects currently.
The government plans to bring offshore wind energy and large hydro-electricity projects under the ambit of renewable energy, which...

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Achieve 100 GW clean energy by 2019-20: Niti Action Agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Premier think-tank Niti Aayog has set for the government an ambitious goal of 100 giga watt of clean energy by 2019-20 and wants financial provision for generation and infrastructure rather than just capacity creation.

"A renewable energy capacity of 100 GW should be...

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IIT Madras turbine may generate power from ocean waves

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2017

A team of 25 faculty members and students from the ocean engineering department in Indian Institute of Technology Madras have begun testing a prototype of a turbine they have developed which converts wave energy into electricity. The ‘impulse’ turbine works with a...

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Tata Power Solar commissions India’s first solar project on iron ore mine

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2017

Indian solar manufacturer and EPC firm Tata Power Solar has commissioned an innovative 3MW hybrid solar PV project at Tata Steel’s the Noamundi iron ore mine.

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