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Cabinet to vet Rs 48,000 crore KUSUM scheme for solar power by March

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said today.  KUSUM...

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Telangana plans to store solar power in batteries

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

Beating all Indian states, Telangana has topped the country by achieving 3,250 MW solar power capacity, top officials said. Telangana is followed by Rajasthan with 2,250 MW, Andhra Pradesh with...

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Transmission charge waiver gives hope to solar, wind projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Power produced from wind and solar projects will become viable, and more attractive for discoms as the government last week waived off inter-state transmission charges for wind and solar...

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IndRa has stable outlook on wind,solar for FY19; negative on thermal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

While maintaining a stable outlook on the solar power sector, domestic rating agency India Rating has revised upwards the outlook on the wind power sector to stable from negative for FY19 but has maintained its negative outlook on the thermal power sector. Citing lack of...

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Solar connect: Uninterrupted power supply to 41 schools

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

As many as 41 government/aided schools in the state would be getting uninterrupted power supply by the end of the current academic year. Agency for non-conventional energy and rural technology (...

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ArcelorMIttal mulling 600 MW solar farm in Karnataka

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

ArcelorMIttal, which earlier this week submitted a bid to acquire Essar Steel, has said it exploring the possibility of establishing a 600 MW solar farm by utilizing the land in ...

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Volvo India signs up with CleanMax Solar for power supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

CleanMax Solar has signed up with Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd (VGIPL) for long-term supply of 2.75 MW solar power for Volvo’s truck units in Bengaluru. This is expected to reduce Volvo’s carbon...

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Anganwadis in 4 villages light up with solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

In view of the state government’s initiative of digitalising the ‘anganwadis’ in the state, NGO Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVTSF) has provided solar power support to...

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Sunseap and InfraCo Asia partner on 168MW solar project in Vietnam

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Singapore-based renewables firm Sunseap International has signed an agreement with InfraCo Asia Development to jointly develop a 168MW solar project in Vietnam, with negotiations for a PPA...

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Railways to issue tenders for solar projects on its unused land

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2018

The Indian Railways will call tenders to award contracts to set up 3,000 mw of solar power projects on its unused land, rail and coal minister Piyush Goyal said.

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