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Rapped by CAG, thermal plant maker Bhel to focus on solar

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 23, 2017

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) is changing its business model to focus on solar power generation, create equipment to help thermal plants drastically reduce emissions and get a larger share...

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IIT Madras turbine may generate power from ocean waves

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 23, 2017

A team of 25 faculty members and students from the ocean engineering department in Indian Institute of Technology Madras have begun testing a prototype of a turbine they have developed which...

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Boost clean energy, reduce emission, or see economy dip: Piyush Goyal

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 22, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal today underlined the importance of quickening efforts to promote clean energy and reduce greenhouse gas emission failing which the global economy will slip into...

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Ashok Leyland announces strategic partnership with Sun Mobility for electric mobility

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 19, 2017

 Ashok Leyland, the Chennai-headquartered flagship company of the Hinduja Group, today announced it has launched a strategic alliance for electric mobility solutions with SUN Mobility, promoted...

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Solar power plant of 5 Megawatt capacity to come up in Andhra Pradesh

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 17, 2017

A giant solar energy plant cum storage battery system with a capacity of five megawatts (MW) is coming up at Makkuva in Vizianagaram district to provide electricity for farm motor pumps falling...

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Railways launches first DEMU train with solar-powered coaches

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 17, 2017

The railways today launched its first solar-powered local train here with a battery bank facility which ensures sufficient power even in the absence of sunlight.

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Punjab aims to make farmers power producers

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 17, 2017

Punjab government is planning to exhort farmers to install solar power run tubewell and supplement their income by sale of power. Punjab power minister Rana Gurjeet Singh has urged power...

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Half of 1,396-MW rooftop solar capacity added in FY17

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

India had a rooftop solar capacity of 1,396 MW at the end March 2017, of which almost half was added in the previous financial year, according to a research report. 

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DMIDC starts commercial operations of 1MW solar plant in Rajasthan

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Corporation (DMIDC) today said its 1 MW smart micro grid solar power plant in Rajasthan has started commercial operations.

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Tangedco evacuates 5,079 MW of wind power, sets national record

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 13, 2017

Tangedco at 7pm on Monday evacuated 5,079MW of wind power, a new record in wind power evacuation in Tamil Nadu and India. It was a two hour sustained supply of over 5,000MW on Monday....

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