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Biomass-based Energy firm Punjab Renewable Energy Systems gets Rs 55 Cr from Shell

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Biomass-based energy firm Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Pvt Ltd (PRESPL) on Wednesday said it has raised Rs 55 crore in private equity investment from Shell, a British-Dutch oil and gas company. “With this fund investment by Shell, the ‘Series-B’ round of PRESPL stands...

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Rajasthan govt to bring new renewable energy policy: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2019

Rajasthan Energy Minister B D Kalla on Tuesday said the government would bring a new renewable energy policy in the state. Speaking at a seminar on 'exploring renewable energy potential in the...

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Ujjwala has cut rural women’s chest congestion by 20%: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

Ujjwala, the Narendra Modi government’s flagship social welfare programme providing LPG connection free of cost to poor households, has helped ease chest congestion among rural women by 20%,...

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Tangedco opts for GPS to get wind power generation real time

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 25, 2019

Tangedco has started measuring wind power generation real time with the help of GPS over the last few months. GPS system has been installed in all windmills across the state and discom has been...

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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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Thyssenkrupp Industries India, Babcock & Wilcox in pact for biomass boiler technology for India

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

Thyssenkrupp Industries, the Indian arm of German conglomerate, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Babcock & Wilcox Volund of Denmark for a biomass boiler technology for India...

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NTPC begins using farm stubble as fuel at Dadri plant to help Delhi breathe easy

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2019

State-run NTPC has started using farm stubble as fuel at one of the units at its Dadri power plant, a first of its kind move expected to help Delhi and its neighbourhood breathe easy by stopping...

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India to bid out 500 GW renewable energy capacity by 2028

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2019

India is planning to bid out 500 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy generation capacity by 2028 to achieve its goal of 40 per cent electricity generation from non-fossil fuels by 2030, said Anand...

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Punjab State Power Corporation Limited to set up 65 MW paddy straw power plant in Bathinda

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is going to set up a 60-65 MW paddy straw-based power plant at the cost of Rs 150 crore. PSPCL’s board of directors (BoD) in a meeting on...

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Compressed biogas to beat petrol & diesel by giving 30% better mileage by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2018

Poised to bring about revolution in fuel efficiency, Compressed biogas (CBG) priced at Rs 46 per kilo under Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) will give 30% better...

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