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India leads power industry tenders in Asia-Pacific for September 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Asia-Pacific power industry tender activity in September 2019 saw 425 tenders announced, marking a drop of 31% over the last 12-month average of 620, according to GlobalData’s power database. India, however, led the activity in September 2019 with 254 tenders and a share of...

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Power Ministry to bring norms to promote green transmission cables

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The Power Ministry is likely to issue soon new norms for bringing greener options of electricity transmission cables like aluminium to protect environment from ill-effects of lead-based...

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Power ministry directs regulator to pass on changes in duties to consumer tariffs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

The committee would look into various issues with a view to resolve them and maximise the efficiency of investment including changes required to be made in the fuel allocation policy and...

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Solar projects: India hopes to meet WTO deadline on sourcing norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

 
India is hopeful of adhering to the World Trade Organisation’s year-end deadline for removing the compulsory domestic-sourcing clause in its national solar energy generation programme,...

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Andhra Pradesh spending Rs.3,600 cr to modernise power sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

Andhra Pradesh is spending Rs. 3,600 crore, obtained from the World Bank as a loan, on modernisation of the power sector, according to Power Minister K Kala Venkata Rao.

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JSW Energy looks at new opportunities in renewables

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Energy is exploring new opportunities in renewable energy space and transmission and distribution segment, the company said in its annual report 2016-17. ...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000 MW of power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

The threat of yet another drought is looming large over the state after being reduced to its knees following regular drought for the last three-years. Poor progress of monsoon has resulted in...

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Hindustan Power to set up 15 solar power projects in Japan of 150 MW

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

Hindustan Power, the New Delhi-based power producer, today announced it has acquired 15 solar power generation projects in Japan with a capacity of 150 MW requiring an investment of $100 million...

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CEA prepares power distribution perspective plan to help stressed discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2017

A new ‘Long Term Distribution Perspective Plan’ is being drafted by the ministry of power to collate details of all the power distribution companies across the country. Being prepared by the...

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Government to electrify 10,000 mobile towers to cut down diesel use

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2017

The Department of Telecom today said it is working on electrifying 10,486 mobile towers from power grid in order to reduce diesel consumption on cell sites.

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