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Power minister Piyush Goyal launches energy efficient fan programme in UP

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2016

Power minister Piyush Goyal has launched the National Energy Efficient Fan Programme (NEEFP) in Uttar Pradesh. Under the scheme, BEE 5-star rated ceiling fans of 50 Watt will be distributed to...

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SunEdison bankruptcy risk won’t derail Indian solar targets, says government

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 8, 2016

The financial woes of US developer SunEdison would only have a small impact on India’s overall solar deployment targets and any incomplete PV projects would be retendered immediately, Tarun...

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Subject Tags: industry news , power , solar

India’s NTPC and Steel Authority auctioning for 50MW solar in Tamil Nadu

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 6, 2016

NTPC-SAIL Power Company Private (NSPCL), a joint venture between Indian state-owned utility NTPC and Steel Authority of India, is tendering for the development of a 50MW solar PV project near to...

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Subject Tags: power , solar

States float Rs 1 lakh crore worth of Uday bonds in FY 2016: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 6, 2016

Eulogising the benefits of Uday scheme for distribution firms, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said states have floated bonds worth Rs 1 lakh crore under the scheme in just two-and-a-...

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Subject Tags: distribution , power

IREDA, Tata Cleantech Capital ink pact on financing RE projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2016

State-run Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) today signed a pact with Tata Cleantech Capital to jointly develop an innovative financial mechanism aimed at new projects and...

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Subject Tags: Financing , power

New policies to boost generation of power from biomass, biofuel: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

The government will unveil a raft of new policies to boost hydropower and electricity from biomass, biofuels and cogeneration as well as significant increase in the use of electric cars, Power,...

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Subject Tags: biofuels , Biomass , policy , power

Suzlon bags 197.40 MW wind power project in Gujarat

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

Wind energy solutions provider Suzlon Group today said it has bagged an order for development of 197.40 MW wind power project from a leading private sector power utility in Gujarat....

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Subject Tags: power , wind

Green certificates sale up 62% at 49.56 lakh in 2015-16

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

Sale of renewable energy certificates (RECs) increased by about 62 per cent to 49.56 lakh this fiscal as compared to 30.64 lakh in 2014-15.

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Subject Tags: distribution , power

Creating demand for surplus energy key challenge of government policies: Secretaries

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

India's energy sector has turned around from an era of scarcity and faces a problem of plenty, making demand creation a key driver of government policy, secretaries of power, coal and renewable...

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Subject Tags: Energy Demand , power

RBI announces private placement of special securities under UDAY

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2016

The RBI today asked market participants interested in subscribing to the special securities under UDAY scheme through private placement route to approach it by March 30.

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Subject Tags: distribution , power