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Kochi Metro Rail Limited’s energy policies released

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

As part of the National Energy Conservation Day observance on December 14, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) released its energy management and solar energy policies.

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Govt plans to supply solar power to 40 lakh farmers in 10 yrs

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to use solar energy not only for farmers but also schools. The BJP-Sena government has set a target to...

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India's ultra-mega solar project to be discussed at France Summit: World Bank

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

India's ultra-mega solar project will come up for discussion at the One Planet Summit in France this week, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has said.

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Officials wrongfully charging duty on solar panels: RK Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

Renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh has complained to finance minister Arun Jaitley that customs officials are demanding duty on imported solar equipment, which has led to ports getting...

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Nanostructures found in butterfly wings could boost performance of thin-film photovoltaic modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

Scientists have successfully reproduced nanostructures found on butterfly wings in solar cells to enhance their light absorption rate by up to 200 per cent.

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International solar alliance to support setting up 1000 GW of solar energy capacity

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

As US touts coal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sunshine club gets ambitious. Just weeks before it is recognized as a United Nations treaty organization, the International Solar Alliance...

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SoftBank joins hands with Saudi wealth fund to frame solar energy plan for kingdom

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 3, 2017

SoftBank has joined hands with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund (PIF) to frame a 'Solar Energy Plan 2030' for the kingdom and set up a giant 3000 MW solar project there. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) between...

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Initiate clean cooking movement by tapping solar energy market: PM Modi to startups

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave a call to start-ups run by the city youth to initiate a clean cooking movement by tapping the huge market potential of solar energy, saying they would...

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Power Minister Singh asks NISE scientists to work on demonstrative projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

Power Minster R K Singh has called upon the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) to work with farm and dairy wings of the Centre and states to develop demonstrative projects in solar...

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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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