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Cabinet nod soon for hydro power policy: Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

Power Minister R K Singh today said the hydro power policy is in the final leg and will soon be sent for the Cabinet approval.


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Green energy sector facing headwinds on low bidding for projects: ICRA

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

The bidding activity for wind and solar energy projects has slowed down in the current calendar year in terms of awarded project capacity, research and ratings agency ICRA said. ...

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Niti Aayog to finalise National Energy Policy soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

Government think-tank Niti Aayog will soon finalise the National Energy Policy (NEP) and take it to the Union Cabinet, a top official said.


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Status of energy sector in India highly uneven; scope for reform: PM Narendra Modi

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the status of the energy sector in India was highly uneven and the scope for reform in many areas still exists.


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No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 28GW

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

The government today said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all. ...

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IIT Delhi gets Centre of Excellence for renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here has set up a centre to facilitate research in renewable energy.

The Centre of Excellence (COE) set up in collaboration with ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, a renewable energy company, was inaugurated today by...

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In a first, Kerala Electricity Board to use drones for curbing power leakage

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

In order to plug leakages, a recurrent source of power failure and loss in revenue, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will use drones to identify breakages, loose contact and encroachments in high transmission lines. In a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, the board...

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Power cost to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) rises by 14%, tariff bound to go up

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2017

In a strong indication that power tariff is likely to go up, the UP Power Corporation (UPPCL) has said average procurement cost of electricity has increased by around 14%. According to an...

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ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

Asia’s hard-won development gains are at risk of being reversed by the effects of climate change, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). However, the news is not all bad for the region,...

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Clean energy jobs see sharp spike in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2017

India's ambitious aim to install 160 GW of renewable energy by 2022 will have a positive impact on the country's jobs market, a new study has predicted.


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