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Scientists develop turbine that can harness electricity from ocean currents

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

Scientists have developed a new turbine that can harness energy from ocean currents to produce low-cost and sustainable electricity.

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State discoms playing spoiler on open access for solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

There is an increasing opportunity to innovate in solar markets in India thanks to the rapidly declining price of photovoltaics (PV). While large-scale ground-mounted solar parks are seeing tremendous growth, an area that still remains largely untapped is open access (OA) for...

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India needs to find allies to tap cheap funds for clean coal - trade body

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

India needs to partner with other countries to tap cheaper funds for cleaner coal technologies as the South Asian nation is expected to use the fuel to produce over half of its power in the next two decades, the World Coal Association chief said on Thursday.

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NTPC commissions 250MW solar project in Madhya Pradesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

India’s largest utility NTPC has commissioned the 250MW Mandsaur solar project in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.

The project, officially completed on 1 September, is split in to five separate 50MW plants. Back in April...

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All India Power Engineers Federation seeks review of national power policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has demanded the national electricity policy be reviewed to maintain a balance between renewable energy and thermal energy and has urged R K Singh Union Power Minister to discuss the matter with the power engineers.

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Cross-subsidy on power should go: Niti Aayog

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2017

Federal policy think-tank Niti Aayog has pitched for letting power utilities realize full market price from all consumers by doing away with cross-subsidy provided to poor consumers....

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Power demand to rise 7% CAGR in 5 year: Central Electricity Authority

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2017

Electricity consumption (demand) in the country will grow at 7.1% (CAGR) between FY17 and FY22 and then slow to 6% in the subsequent five years, according to the Central Electricity Authority (...

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Subject Tags: Energy Demand , power

IBC SOLAR commission 22.5 MWp project in Rajasthan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2017

Solar energy and storage solutions provider IBC SOLAR today said it has commissioned sixth PV power plant of 22.5 MWp in Rajasthan last week.

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Raj Bhavan gets Goa’s first grid-connected rooftop solar power plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2017

The state's first grid-connected 30kW rooftop solar power plant was inaugurated at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday by Goa governor Mridula Sinha.

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Subject Tags: energy , power , renewable , solar

Researchers from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven show polluted air can generate power

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2017

Researchers from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven have succeeded in developing a process that purifies air and, at the same time, generates power. The device must only be exposed to light...

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