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India Working On Unified Portal To Help Consumers Set Up Rooftop Solar Panels

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in association with the World Bank and Asian Development Bank is developing a unified web portal, which will facilitate as a single-window clearance...

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BJP Manifesto: Renewable energy to be turned into a popular movement

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The BJP released its manifesto for the upcoming general elections 2019 outlining 75 milestones to be achieved by 2022. On the energy front, the Sankalp Patra focussed on universal access to...

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India third largest solar market in 2018, top 10 companies bag 60% projects

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

India emerged as the third-largest solar PV (photo-voltaic) market in the world, with the country's top 10 companies accounting for over 60 per cent of all large-scale project installations in...

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FAME-II scheme to impact electric 2-wheeler segment most: Crisil

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

Electric two-wheeler segment is expected to face a rough road in the initial phase of the FAME II Scheme with the exclusion of lead battery-powered such vehicles, as per a Crisil impact note....

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Ujjwala scheme has limited impact on LPG usage

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The widespread use of solid fuels such as wood and dung for cooking pollutes households and adds to India’s disease burden. To tackle this, the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in May...

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Ola raises $300mn from Hyundai Motor Group

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

Cab hailing firm Ola said on March 19 it has raised $300 million from South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group in a strategic deal under which the companies will also collaborate on building India-...

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Short-term power prices drop to Rs 3.08 per kWh in February

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Short-term power prices continued to decline and landed at Rs. 3.08 per Kilowatt hour (kWh) in February 2019 compared with Rs. 3.23 per unit in the same month last year, research and ratings...

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E-buses gaining traction on Indian roads

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

It’s the new player that’s stepping hard on the accelerator. Olectra Greentech now has 108 electric buses on roads from Himachal Pradesh to Kerala. It’s also in the race to supply buses to 14...

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Action plan for 37 'eco-smart stations' will be implemented in 3 months: Indian Railways to NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Centre has told the National Green Tribunal that action plan for 37 railway stations which are to be developed as "eco-smart stations" will be implemented in three months. The Centre told a...

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Andhra Pradesh Proposes Creative New DISCOM-Driven Rooftop Solar Program

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Rooftop solar has a promising future in India where land is a scarce commodity. So far, rooftop solar has lagged well behind large-scale projects making up only 12 percent of the total solar...

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