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New interpretation of customs rule for import of solar panels leaves solar developers stranded

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

A new interpretation of customs rules has jeopardised India’s solar energy projects, with officials demanding payment of import duties on crucial inputs that were previously always shipped in...

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Will diversify portfolio for next wave of growth, says BHEL

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

State-owned power equipment maker BHEL today said it will create a diversified portfolio for its next wave of growth that will include areas like solar energy, transportation and water business...

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Assocham urges UP govt to develop three SEZs for solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

Industry body Assocham today urged the Uttar Pradesh government to prepare three special economic zones (SEZs) for solar energy development and try to encourage private players in the field....

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Vietnam utility and World Bank install solar measurement stations to encourage deployment

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

The World Bank and Vietnam’s monopoly utility EVN have installed five solar measurement stations in order to promote renewables deployment.

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Solar clothes to power your devices

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Scientists, according to work published in the Nature Energy science journal, say they have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and...

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China’s GCL and Mysun partner for India’s rooftop solar retail play

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2017

Attracted by India’s solar rooftop market potential, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd, one of China’s largest solar equipment maker, will partner with India’s MYSUN to tap the retail...

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Haryana government to install 1 lakh solar pumps for irrigation

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

The Haryana government has set a target to install one lakh new solar water pumps in the state for irrigation purposes and 25,000 of such pumps would be installed during the next year....

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Tamil Nadu set to power 300 households in Telangana using solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Tamil Nadu is set to power 300 households in Telangana using solar energy developed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is being distributed by Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) and Rural Electrification Corporation.

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Delhi’s solar energy model best for power-hungry cities, says study

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

An international report on how energy-poor cities can be powered while containing polluting has cited Delhi's net-metering policy for solar rooftop systems as a probable solution for providing cheap electricity. The World Resources Institute's report, titled "Powering Cities...

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Bringing solar heating to the remotest corners of India

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2017

In remote parts of the Zanskar valley in Jammu and Kashmir where temperatures regularly fall below freezing women still collect dung to keep their hearths warm.

A new project supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) aims to change that, by installing...

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