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India finalises wind-solar hybrid policy

By : sustainabilityo..., May 15, 2018

India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has released its ‘National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy’ seeking to encourage hybridisation of projects due to the benefits they offer for grid...

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India's clean energy capacity touches 70 GW: MNRE

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy today said India's installed clean energy capacity has already touched 70 GW and 38 GW is under implementation as per the data compiled till March 31....

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70% solar safeguard duty to dampen investor sentiment: Parliamentary Panel

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

 

A Parliamentary panel has flagged the proposed 70 per cent safeguard duty on solar equipment saying there is no valid ground for it and would affect the viability of existing projects and dampen investor sentiment. 

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India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell-powered bus flagged off by IOC

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 13, 2018

India Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer, on Monday announced the successful demonstration trials of India’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered bus in collaboration with...

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EIB signs EUR 150 million loan with IREDA to finance clean energy projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 12, 2018

The European investment bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 150 million long-term loan with the Indian renewable energy development agency (IREDA) to finance clean energy projects in India. ...

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India, France sign pact to deepen cooperation in environment field

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 12, 2018

India and France today signed a pact to deepen their cooperation in the field of environment while affirming their commitment to lead the fight against climate change.

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Breather for solar gear importers

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018
The duty was imposed following a notification from the CBEC in September 2016 that since solar panels and modules generate...
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India’s Renewable Projects’ IRR estimated to be around 9-11 per cent: MNRE

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

The ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed internal rate of return (IRR) of major renewable energy projects to be in the range of 9-11 per cent. The assumptions are based on zero...

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Proposed safeguard duty may not hit ongoing solar power projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

Amid fears of a proposed safeguard duty on imported solar cells thwarting India's solar mission, the government wants to ensure that the duty is prospective in nature, and does not impact...

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Odisha seeks early construction of National Institute of New Energy & Innovation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

Bhubaneswar, Odisha: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to issue instructions to commence construction of the National Institute of New Energy and...

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