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Scheme to promote waste-to-energy projects on the cards

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

Taking a dim view of the recent collapse of the Ghazipur landfill, Power Minister R K Singh today promised that a scheme will be worked out to encourage waste-to-energy projects in all cities...

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India issues new specifications for solar power modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2017

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order for new set of standard specifications for solar Photo-Voltaic (PV) modules which will come into force after one year from the date of their notification on Wednesday.

”This Order may be called the...

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MNRE signs agreement with Germany to improve renewable energy grid Integration

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the “Indo-German Energy Programme – Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC)” with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) today.

"The main objective of...

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Grid Connectivity for Wind Power: Making a case for bid winners

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has made a strong pitch before the central electricity regulator seeking that wind developers who have bagged projects at recent bidding exercises and those who go on to win bids in future auctions be accorded “priority” for getting...

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Wind, solar tariffs to come down considerably in near future: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 7, 2017

The wind and solar tariff will come down considerably in the near future, a government official today said.


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India’s first wind power auction: Developers sign PPAs for 550 Mw capacity

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

Major wind power developers including Adani and Mytrah Energy today signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Power Trading Corporation (PTC) for supply of 550 Mw power to states as part of...

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IIT-Bombay develops technology for colour coating solar glass building

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has developed a technology that allows colour coating of solar glass buildings without affecting their energy-harvesting property. ...

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Government fears solar developers may delay projects to 'gain' from fall in tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

With the steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has written to all states to ensure that solar developers do not get “undue benefits”...

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Solar projects: India hopes to meet WTO deadline on sourcing norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

India is hopeful of adhering to the World Trade Organisation’s year-end deadline for removing the compulsory domestic-sourcing clause in its national solar energy generation programme,...

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Atmospheric particulate matter a significant threat to India’s solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2017

A study by Duke University, IIT Gandhinagar and University of Wisconsin has revealed that India’s solar projects may face...

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