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Indian State Threatens Wind, Solar Assets With Tariff Renegotiations

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

The government of the state of Andhra Pradesh in India threatens to deliver a massive jolt to the country’s solar and wind energy market with a potential decision to renegotiate or even cancel...

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India’s renewable energy investments jump 10 per cent to $5.9 billion in first half 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

India invested $5.9 billion in setting up renewable energy projects in the first half of the current calendar year, a 10 per cent jump compared to the investments in the same period of 2018, as...

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Jakson Group to set up 50 MW greenfield solar plant for Rs 300 cr in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Solar energy company Jakson Group is investing nearly Rs 300 crore in a solar power plant in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh. The 50 megawatt (Mw) independent power plant (IPP), spread over 300...

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CERC eases norm to issue power trading licence to NTPC

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Even as NTPC does not meet the criteria, the Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise is financially sound with respect to liquidity for carrying out electricity trade, it added. The Central...

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Suntuity Group announces foray into Indian renewable energy market

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

US-based solar solutions provider Suntuity Group Tuesday announced its foray into the Indian renewable energy sector with the commissioning of its maiden project in Maharashtra. "The company,...

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Budget 2019: Solar power’s budgetary allocation rises by a mere 1.1 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The union budget for 2019-20 has provided for a budgetary allocation of Rs 3,004 crore for solar power sector, including both grid-interactive and off-grid projects, a mere 1.1 per cent increase...

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Tirupati international airport will run on solar energy now

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

Tirupati airport has gone solar. It has now joined the list of airports powered by solar energy. Vijayawada airport is the only other airport in the state to have solar energy facility. The...

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India will need $250 bn in green energy funds from 2023 to 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

India’s emerging green economy will require additional investments of around $80 billion till 2022, growing more than threefold to $250 billion during 2023-30, said the Economic Survey 2019,...

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Vedanta to bid aggressively for government projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

The Vedanta Group plans to invest heavily in solar energy to generate 1,000 MW in a couple of years, and bid aggressively for government projects as the metals and mining multinational seeks to...

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Govt to invoke special powers, save renewable energy projects of Rs 40,000 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 21, 2019

The government is set to use special powers under the Electricity Act of 2003 to ensure regulatory passage for a clutch of inter-state transmission lines with the objective of preventing solar...

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