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India becomes fastest-growing energy market in the world

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

India has finally acquired the long-awaited tag of the fastest growing energy market in the world. The country's investment in the energy sector grew at a rate of 12 per cent in 2018 -- the...

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Assocham and Repa sign MoU to promote hydropower, new, alternate energy

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 25, 2019

The Renewable Energy Promotion...

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SECI issues RfS for 750MW of solar in Rajasthan

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for 750MW of grid-connected solar PV projects in the state of Rajasthan. ...

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India seeks bids for $5 billion in transmission lines to fuel renewables growth

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

India will launch $5 billion of transmission-line tenders in phases, beginning in June, to route a targeted 175 gigawatts (GW) of power from renewable sources into the country's grid by 2022,...

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GE T&D India bags Rs 150 crore order for Rajasthan grid modernization

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

GE T&D India Ltd, part of GE’s grid solutions business in India, today announced it has bagged a Rs 150 crore order from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (RRVPNL) for modernisation of...

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Cash sops for states to secure land for green power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The Centre has introduced a financial incentive for states and tweaked its policy to address two major issues plaguing solar park developers — shortage of land and lack of transmission facility...

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Indian Railways to set up additional 8,500 km of transmission lines to end dependence on state discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

Indian Railways, which is working towards saving its energy bill and ending dependence on state discoms, is planning to expand its own power transmission lines by an additional 8,500 km....

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State discoms lower losses in FY16, improve cost coverage

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

Operational performance of state power distribution companies has improved with a decline in commercial losses of electricity and marginally better coverage of costs in fiscal 2016, a report by...

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China-Led AIIB Approves $160M Loan To Finance Indian Power Project

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of US$160 million to finance a project aimed at strengthening power transmission and distribution...

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Niti Aayog unveils ‘Three Year Action Agenda’ for power and energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

Identifying energy as one of the most complex sectors of the economy, the draft Three Year Action Agenda for FY18-FY20 released by the Niti Aayog, recommended a number of targets and policy...

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