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Indian thrust on renewables will affect thermal projects: CEA

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 18, 2017

Overemphasis on renewable energy would result in reducing viability of coal-fired thermal power plants in India, adding to the massive non-performing assets (NPAs) of state-run lenders, Chief...

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Cabinet apprised of India-Spain renewable energy MoU

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Spain on cooperation in renewable energy. The MoU was signed on May 30 in Madrid, Spain this year...

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India adds 4.8 GW of solar capacity in the first half of 2017

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

India has added 4.765 MW of solar power generation in the first half of 2017, surpassing the 4,313 MW installed during 2016.

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Older Solar Projects: Extend deadline if delay is on your part, says Centre to state governments

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 9, 2017

The Centre has asked state governments to extend the time duration for the completion of older solar projects if the delay is because of their own actions. This comes at a time when states like...

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After Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand manages to renegotiate solar tariffs

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 9, 2017

Solar power developers who won the mega auction of 1,200 MW of projects in Jharkhand 16 months ago have agreed to reduce tariffs, which will help them sign power purchase agreements....

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Wind energy companies move Madras High Court against auction of Tamil Nadu projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 8, 2017

Wind energy companies have moved the Madras High Court against the Tamil Nadu electricity distribution company’s move to auction wind energy projects with a new base price, and the sector...

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Power cost to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) rises by 14%, tariff bound to go up

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 8, 2017

In a strong indication that power tariff is likely to go up, the UP Power Corporation (UPPCL) has said average procurement cost of electricity has increased by around 14%. According to an...

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Power thefts worth Rs 134 crore detected in Haryana

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 3, 2017

Power utility companies in Haryana have detected electricity thefts worth nearly Rs 134 crore in the state in the past three months, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Government plans major change in power purchase norms

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 1, 2017

The government is planning a major change in the power purchase norms to help stressed plants get coal supplies and...

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Uttar Pradesh nudges solar companies to cut power tariff on older pacts

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 10, 2017

Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates of electricity agreed upon in earlier contracts even though...

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