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Madhya Pradesh’s first waste-to-energy plant inaugurated

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2017

Madhya Pradesh's first biomethanation plant that can generate biogas to power street lights or for other similar use, was inaugurated by mayor Alok Sharma at Bittan Market in the state capital,...

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India focussing on clean energy but West has to do its part: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

India is the world’s most attractive destination in the energy sector that has the potential to attract a trillion dollars in investment over the next few years, Union power minister Piyush...

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Subject Tags: Clean Energy , power

India Power completes acquisition of Meenakshi Energy, plans to invest Rs. 3500 cr for setting up plant in Bengal

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2016

Integrated power utility company India Power Corporation (IPCL), which on Wednesday announced completion of the acquisition of Meenakshi Energy from French power giant Engie, is planning to...

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PowerGrid to set up energy highways to meet demand growth

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2016

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is planning to build energy highways across the country to meet a projected growth in demand and ease the load on the national grid....

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Peak power supply shortage below 1,000 MW for four days

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

For the last four days in consecution, peak power supply shortage in India has been consistently below 1,000 MW for the first time ever. 

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Subject Tags: power , power deficit , supply

Indian Government plans to rationalise power tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The government plans to make electricity billing more efficient and transparent by reducing the number of categories of consumers, which should improve tariff collection and improve the health...

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Subject Tags: industry news , power , tariff

GARV to keep track of rural electrification leap

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 21, 2016

The Union government has decided to launch the second phase of its rural electrification scheme to monitor power supply in about 600,000 villages in real time. Earlier, the government’s focus...

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Chandigarh, Himachal, Uttarakhand to get cheapest power, Gujarat to costliest

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2016

Residents of Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry and Uttarakhand will be able to buy solar power at Rs 3 per unit – the lowest tariff in India – from panels installed on their rooftops...

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Government keen on solar park in Marathwada region: Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

The Centre is keen to set up a solar power park in Marathwada if the state government provides land for it, Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.

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U'khand for increasing ambit of hydel projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

The state government is banking high on the Central Government's proposal to increase the ambit of small hydropower projects from the current 25 MW to 100 MW to help achieve the renewable energy...

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Subject Tags: hydro , power , renewable