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Karnataka emerges as largest market for solar power in open access mode

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2020

Karnataka is the largest market for solar power in the open access mode based on total installations at the end of December 2019, according to a report. It was followed by Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana. “Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Tamil Nadu,...

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ITI Limited Tenders for Procurement of Solar Power Under Open Access Model

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

ITI Limited, India’s first PSU, plans to enhance the use of renewable energy in its Data centre facility to bring it under the “Green Data Centre” tag which will contribute towards cutting carbon emission in the environment. Towards this, it has now issued a tender to procure...

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ARAI signs agreement with ISIE for electric solar vehicle rally

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

The Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers (ISIEINDIA) and the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch a national rally called electric solar vehicle championship (ESVC) 3000. This national rally is planned on the...

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India, Myanmar sign 10 MoUs; Focus on solar power and roads

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2020

India and Myanmar on Thursday exchanged 10 agreements, four of which focus on the construction of water supply systems, distribution of electricity by solar power, as well as construction of roads and schools in Rakhine state, located on the western coast of the South Asian...

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Government Proposes 50 GW Energy Parks To Boost Cleantech Ecosystem

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2020

The Indian government may soon set up ultramega renewable energy parks of a total of 50 gigawatts in Gujarat and Rajasthan to set up solar, wind and wind hybrid power plants. The proposal, considered the world’s largest renewable energy investment programme, is being welcomed...

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Parliamentary panel pulls up MNRE for missing renewable energy targets over years

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has pulled up the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for failing to meet the targets for capacity addition over years. The failure could hamper the efforts at meeting the larger national target of reaching 175 Gigawatt (...

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Adani Green Energy interested in bidding for bundled renewable power: CEO

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of the Adani Group, is interested in participating in the bidding for supplying bundled renewable and thermal power under the scheme floated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy last month. “Once the scheme is finalised we...

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Bescom sets up 80 electric vehicle charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

The city’s long wait for charging infrastructure for electric vehicles may end soon. The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) is planning to throw open 80 EV charging stations next week. Senior Bescom officials said the proposal to inaugurate the stations has been...

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3 developers call off NTPC’s solar contracts  over regulatory delays

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2020

Solar power contracts of three major power plant developers with state-run NTPC Ltd have been cancelled due to delays in regulatory approvals, potentially disrupting India’s clean energy trajectory by knocking 1,400MW off it. These firms had participated in what was the first...

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Govt plans 10,000 MW solar project

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

The state government is planning to set up a mega solar power project with an installed capacity of 10,000 MW in order to meet the increasing demand for power and to supply free, uninterrupted power to the agricultural sector. Addressing employees of the energy department...

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