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Tamil Nadu: Bright spot eludes solar powered agri income plan

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2020

Solar farms of private companies have been sprouting up on arid lands in Tamil Nadu to generate power, but ‘solar panels’ on fertile agricultural lands too may soon come up if the Tamil Nadu Energy Agency (TEDA) has its way. TEDA has drawn up a plan to enlist farmers from...

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Shimla: Delay in 100 MW hydro project led to cost overrun of Rs 643 cr, says CAG

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

A delay of 29 months in the commissioning of 100 MW Sainj hydroelectric project in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh led to cost overrun of Rs 643.04 crore, a report by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has revealed. The project was scheduled to be completed by March...

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India: Renewable Energy Dominates 1st Half Of 2019 With 58% Share In New Capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

Renewable energy technologies, especially wind and solar power, continued to lead all other technologies in new capacity added in the first half of 2019. In the first half of this year, solar...

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India Renewables Capacity On Track to Overshoot Paris Target by 60%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

India is on track to overshoot a key Paris Agreement target by nearly 60% by obtaining close to two-thirds of its installed electricity capacity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a...

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India needs to double its installed power-generation capacity: official

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

The country’s goal of ensuring 24x7 electricity supply for all in the country will require doubling the installed power generation capacity of the country. “Meeting the country’s demand for 24x7...

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Assocham and Repa sign MoU to promote hydropower, new, alternate energy

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 25, 2019

The Renewable Energy Promotion...

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Tangedco opts for GPS to get wind power generation real time

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 25, 2019

Tangedco has started measuring wind power generation real time with the help of GPS over the last few months. GPS system has been installed in all windmills across the state and discom has been...

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Reduce the dependence on fossil fuel, urge experts

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

According to a new assessment released by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), named ‘Global Warming of 1.5°C’, 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming will increase above pre-...

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Chennai: Solar power panels atop buildings to help govt save Rs 22 lakh a month

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

In a green move as part of the Smart City Mission, a network of solar panels, inverters, and bi-directional net meters are being installed across several corporation-owned buildings to harness...

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Short-term power prices drop to Rs 3.08 per kWh in February

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Short-term power prices continued to decline and landed at Rs. 3.08 per Kilowatt hour (kWh) in February 2019 compared with Rs. 3.23 per unit in the same month last year, research and ratings...

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