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Government's solar plan for farmers hits funding roadblock

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 17, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious solar project for farmers called Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) has been red flagged by the Finance Ministry, Business Standard...

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Subject Tags: funding , KUSUM Scheme , MNRE

India to comfortably achieve 100 GW solar energy target by 2022: Government

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2018
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Government plans to make local manufacturing a key element for large solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

The government plans to make local manufacturing of equipment a key element in tenders for large solar power projects, even as the country aims to add close to 500 gigawatts of renewable energy...

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Power ministers meet this week to discuss e-vehicle charging, prepaid metres

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2018

A power ministers' conference in Shimla on Tuesday would deliberate on infrastructure development programmes like 100 ...

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India announces 30 Gigawatt offshore wind energy target by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today announced medium and long term...

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India's wind energy capacity addition to improve by 3-3.5 GW in 2018-19

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2018

India's wind energy capacity addition is set to improve by 3-3.5 Gigawatt (GW) in the current financial year against 1.7 Gw in last fiscal due to the viability of bid tariffs and inter-state...

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Subject Tags: MNRE , SECI , Wind Energy

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. 

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy...

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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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