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Solar sector needs new debt instruments to bring down cost of capital: Rajya Wardhan Ghei

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2016

The Regulators and Policymakers Retreat (RPR) hosted by IPPAI with an overarching theme of ‘India meeting the Aspiration’ focused on the 360 degrees of the Indian power sector, both the...

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Large population still without power in India: Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

Even though government data shows low power deficit and a surplus situation in the country, a large population is still without electricity and power cuts are part of daily life, says a report...

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Subject Tags: DISCOM , electricity , power

India Power Corporation Ltd to adopt smart grid with USTDA in Gaya

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

India Power Corporation Ltd has entered into a partnership with US Trade & Development Agency to implement smart gird technology on India Power's distribution network - particularly to its...

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Heritage Foods starts 2nd wind plant in Andhra Pradesh for captive use

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

Heritage Foods today said it has commissioned second wind power plant of 2.1 mega watt capacity in Andhra Pradesh for captive consumption. 

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Madhya Pradesh government readies blue print for Green Energy Corridor Project

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2016

Madhya Pradesh government has readied its blue-print for the Rs 4000 crore worth Green Energy Corridor project spearheadeed by Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), as next five years would add...

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Subject Tags: Green Energy , KfW , policy , power

Adding hydro can take India's clean power to 225 GW by 2022

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2016

Government is considering reclassifying large hydro power plants as renewable projects, Power Minster Piyush Goyal said today, adding that it can help India achieve clean power capacity of 225...

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Gujarat tops; Maharastra lags far behind in the state discom list

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2016

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has been placed at 14th position in the latest annual integrated rankings of state distribution utilities in India. A year ago,...

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Himachal promoting reuse of development project-waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2016

To protect the environment and conserve minerals, the Himachal Pradesh government is promoting reuse of waste generated from developmental activities, an official said on Sunday.
 
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Government launches dedicated pan-India helpline for poweroutages

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 7, 2016

Consumers can now get an update from power distribution companies about outages in their area through 'Urja Mitra Helpline' by dialling 14401.

Department of Telecom (DoT) has created the helpline to facilitate power distribution companies to provide information about...

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No increase in power tariff for consumers

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 2, 2016

Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has notified the tariff order for 2016-17, under which there is no increase in tariff for any category, and it has been reduced by 37 paise per...

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