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Discoms save Rs 15K crore under UDAY scheme

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today...

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Government invites global bids for 10,000 electric cars

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has invited global bids for 10,000 electric sedans that will run up to 150 km on a single charge, for use by government departments, taking a...

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Cabinet apprised of India-Spain renewable energy MoU

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Spain on cooperation in renewable energy. The MoU was signed on May 30 in Madrid, Spain this year...

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India Power in talks with 3 companies to acquire renewable projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

India Power Corporation is in talks with three large non-power companies in Gujarat and West Bengal for acquiring renewable generation capacity totalling 110 mw, a top official said. ...

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Piyush Goyal rules out review of 5 per cent GST on solar equipment

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

Amidst reports that there is still lack of clarity on the 5 per cent goods and services tax (GST) levy on solar equipment, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has reiterated that there is no...

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PM Modi to interact with 200 Champions of Change

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

With a focus on building New India by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with country's over 200 young entrepreneurs and start-ups across sectors on Friday in New Delhi....

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DMRC’s Rewa solar power plan runs into trouble

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 16, 2017

A June order by the power ministry on inter-state electricity transmission charges could affect Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd’s (DMRC) plan to buy power from one of the world’s largest solar...

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Over 680 textile mills closed as on June 2017: Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

As many as 682 textile mills were closed as on June end this year and 232 of them were in Tamil Nadu, the government said today.      

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International Solar Alliance meet to host Fortune 500 companies CEOs, announce Solar Nobels

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

With New Delhi hosting the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) assembly in December, an ambitious outreach programme is in the works including hosting chief executives of Fortune 500...

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IDFC arm raises Rs250 crore to refinance two solar plants

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

IDFC Alternatives Ltd’s India Infrastructure Fund II has raised long-term project finance of Rs250 crore by selling non-convertible debentures to infrastructure debt funds and financial...

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