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BHEL commissions world’s first solar PV plant for rail traction system

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 10, 2020

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)...

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Subject Tags: solar power

Odisha to scale up solar power production to 1,500 MW

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 7, 2020

The Odisha Government has decided to increase solar power production capacity to 1500 MW by 2022 to promote carbon neutral green energy and meet...

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Chandigarh's target: 100MW solar power by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2020

The UT administration has set a self-target of 100MW solar power generation by 2022 even as the ministry of new and renewable energy enhanced the city’s solar power generation target from 50 megawatt (MW) to 69 MW for that year. The city is already generating 35MW solar power...

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Avaada Energy to set up 350 MW solar plant in Maharashtra

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jun 26, 2020

Solar projects developer Avaada Energy on Thursday said it will set up a 350 megawatt (MW) solar plant in Maharashtra. The project has been awarded by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution...

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Subject Tags: Clean Energy , solar power

Andhra Govt Approves Proposal for 10 GW Mega Solar Project

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh government has approved a proposal to set up a 10 GW mega solar power project to ensure an uninterrupted 9-hour power supply to farmers during the daytime, besides establishing an Integrated Renewable Energy Project (IREP). The nine hour free power supply...

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EDF wants India to play important role in its strategy of becoming carbon neutral by 2050

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

French electric utility company Électricité de France (EDF) expects India to play an important role in its global strategy of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. It is in the process of scaling up solar and wind power generation capacity in India to 2 gigawatts by 2022 and is...

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Brookfield inks deal to acquire Emami Group's solar energy arm

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Canada-based alternative investment giant Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Emami Power Ltd, a solar power-focused company owned by the promoters of the Emami Group. The acquisition comes around seven months after VCCircle exclusively reported that...

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Solar eclipse: India braces for 11,943 MW hit to solar power; POSOCO readies systems

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2020

Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) has started preparing power systems for the 21 June annular solar eclipse as it expects a reduction in solar power generation by 11,943 megawatt (MW) across India. The solar eclipse will begin at 09:56 am IST at Dwarka, Gujarat and...

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Ircon Partners With NIIFL, Ayana to Explore Opportunities in Solar Energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 2, 2020

Ircon International Limited, formerly Indian Railway Construction Limited, an engineering and construction organisation has announced that it has signed a pact with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL) and Ayana Renewable Power for exploring...

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NHPC board okays foray into solar power business

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2020

State-run hydro power giant NHPC on Thursday said its board has approved the proposal to foray into solar power business. NHPC is mainly into hydro power generation. "It is to inform that board of directors of NHPC Ltd in its meeting held today...has considered and approved...

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