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Fuji Electric close to Consul Neowatt buy for Rs 700 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

Japanese electric and thermal energy major Fuji Electric is in the final stages of discussions to acquire Consul Neowatt Power Solutions, a Chennai based power backup manufacturer, in a deal...

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Lok Sabha 2019 elections: 17 years on, poll helps power school in Coimbatore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

Mega sops for the electorate, allegations of voter inducement, imposition of the model code of conduct among others typically mark the run-up to elections in the world’s largest democracy. But,...

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Rooftop solar power plants at schools to save 4,000 MW electricity daily

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has initiated work on its mega project for installing solar power rooftop plants at 30 model schools, four hospitals and four zonal office buildings. The...

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Imports of Chinese auto parts set to rise as government pushes for electric cars

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

India, the world’s third-largest automobile market, will rely more on China for components as the government pushes for electric vehicles. In the financial year 2018 alone, Chinese exports to...

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NTPC and Power Grid to form pan-India power distribution firm in an equal JV

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

State run NTPC Ltd and Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd (PGCIL) may shortly set up the National Electricity Distribution Company (NCDC)—a pan-India power distribution firm in an equal joint venture...

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Delhi Budget: Cabinet approves subsidy on electricity for farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

The Delhi cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to give farmers a subsidy of Rs 105 per kilowatt on the fixed charge of electricity given under the agriculture connection in the national...

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Indian Railways Pushes Towards Goal Of Full Electrification By 2022 With ABB Deal

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

The deal will supply ABB’s industry leading converters for electric trains to Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi in Northern India. ABB will build the converters at one of ABB’s largest...

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Modi government just 28,000 households away from reaching 100% electrification

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

Only 28,594 households have been left to be electrified across the country, according to the official data by Ministry of Power. Of the number, while 20,134 households are left in Chhattisgarh,...

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Cabinet approves electrification of 13,675 km non-electrified rail routes at a cost of Rs 12,134 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved electrification of 13,675 km of non-electrified railway routes at a cost of Rs 12,134.50 crore. The idea is to make the...

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Railways will save Rs 13,000 crore per annum in fuel bill post electrification: Manoj Sinha

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2018

Railways will save Rs 13,000 crore per annum in fuel bill and reduce carbon emissions by around 3.4 million tonnes a year after the electrification of railway lines is completed, Minister of...

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