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Power dept looks to take TERI's help in use of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

The state Power department will take assistance from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on the use of solar power to operate agricultural pumps. TERI will help West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL) in preparing the operational model in such a...

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Ensure "must-run" status for green energy companies: centre

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

The central government has asked states to ensure that the “must-run” status of renewable energy plants is honoured and that if supply from these units is curtailed, the reason must be given in...

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In five years, households with solar water heaters double in Pune

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

Households using solar water heating units have almost doubled in the city in the last five years, the civic body's Environment Survey Report (ESR) for 2018-19 has revealed. In 2019-20, over 40,...

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Telangana to go for 1,000 Mw solar power, one-time settlement of power dues

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The Telangana government on Wednesday said it would go for one-time settlement of dues of panchayats and municipalities to state-run electricity organisations and warned that henceforth heads of...

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Solar powered hybrid rickshaws make debut on IIT-Delhi campus

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

Suresh Kumar has been pedalling people at IIT-Delhi since 2002. But now a solar-powered hybrid rickshaw will make his job less burdensome. Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a central government...

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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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