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Government schools to get solar power plants in Punjab

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

As many as 880 government high and senior secondary schools across the state will be covered under the solar net metering project in which 5kW solar power system (solar panels) will be installed...

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Solar power scheme now open for Tamil Nadu small powerloom units

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

Officials at the regional office of textile commissioner in the city said small powerloom weavers in the state could avail of subsidy for setting up solar-powered looms and also benefit from the...

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Gujarat To Subsidize Rooftop Solar Systems In 200,000 Homes

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

Last week, the Indian state of Gujarat announced its budget for the financial year 2019-20. The allocation of money for on-ground implementation looks good for now and indicates the state’s...

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Rajasthan: Renewed thrust on green energy with policy push

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

The Budget’s focus in the energy sector is to tap the immense potential of non-conventional energy sources. It proposes to generate 1,426 MW of wind power and 4,885 MW of solar power by 2023....

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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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Andhra Pradesh to renegotiate renewable pacts citing high rates

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

Andhra Pradesh will renegotiate some power purchase agreements for renewable projects to improve the finances of its electricity retailers. The state’s distribution companies, or discoms, owe...

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Solar-power project brings sunshine to the lives of farmers, curbs migration

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 21, 2019

When farmers in the Jawhar block of Palghar district in Maharashtra started to migrate to eke out a living, a majority of them believed that they would never be able to develop their farm lands...

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Delhi: Solar power can save you Rs 46,000 in yearly bill

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

The city’s much-needed push for solar energy could be just around the corner with Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) finally notifying the group net metering (GNM) and virtual net...

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Report: Global Emissions At 7-Year High

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global emissions have hit a seven-year high, according to BP’s annual energy review, putting the world behind on efforts to curb the effects of climate change. A rise in the number of days that...

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India becomes lowest-cost producer of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

India has finally bagged the tag of the lowest cost producer of solar power globally. The country-wise average for the total installed costs of utility scale solar PV in 2018 ranged from a low...

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