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Chandigarh to become 100% renewable powered city, asks min to increase quota of plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 26, 2018

In a bid to tap its full resources and become a 100 percent renewable energy powered city, the Chandigarh administration has asked the union ministry of power to increase the quota of renewable...

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Already facing water scarcity, Gujarat will now battle power crisis

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2018

While the Gujarat government has publicly conceded that there will be a water crisis this summer, there is also now the possibility of a power crisis. The state government is already facing lot...

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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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Hydro generation grew 2.14 per cent in July as reservoir storage levels dip to 51 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2017

India’s hydro power generation grew 2.14 per cent to 15.41 Billion Units (BU) in the month of July as compared to 15.08 BUs in the corresponding month last year, fresh data from Central Electricity Authority (CEA) shows. Hydro generation saw a growth of only 1.73 per cent in...

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Govt to sell upto 25 per cent stake in NEEPCO, MSTC through IPOs

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2017

The government is planning to sell up to 25 per cent stake in two PSUs -- MSTC and NEEPCO through initial public offerings (IPOs).

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Tata Power to invest $90 million in renewable energy arm TPREL

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2017

Tata Power Co. Ltd plans to invest around $90 million (close to Rs600 crore) in equity capital in its renewable energy arm Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) as the company seeks to develop...

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Cochin International Airport Limited to boost solar power capacity

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2017

Cochin International Airport Limited (Cial) is set to amplify its solar generation capacity further this year from 22 MW to 30 MW by fully commissioning its solar carport and solar panels at the...

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Power ministry to revive stalled hydro projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the ministry is doing its job to revive stalled and stressed thermal and hydro power projects, signalling the intent of the government.
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Greenko Group eyes Bhoruka Power’s clean energy portfolio

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2017

Greenko Group is looking to acquire hydro and wind power producer Bhoruka Power Corp. Ltd’s renewable energy portfolio of 310 megawatts (MW).

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20 hydro projects of 6,329 MW stalled or stressed, says Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 10, 2017

As many as 20 under construction hydro power projects totalling 6,329 MW are either stalled or stressed in the country and Rs 30,147.08 crore has already been spent on them, Parliament was...

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