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Haryana waives off intra-state wheeling charges to promote renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017
With a view to promote power generation from New and Renewable energy sources, Haryana government has decided to waive off intra-state "Wheeling Charges" on transmission of electricity...
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Goyal launches weather portal to help discoms with supply planning

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

Minister of power, coal, new & renewable energy and mines Piyush Goyal on Friday launched a weather portal for the power sector developed by Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSCO...

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Andhra Pradesh embarks on mission to reduce power bills

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2017

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday emphasised the need to adopt a five-point strategy to achieve the task of reducing power bills in the state with a view to bringing...

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India likely to become power surplus nation in current financial year

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

India may become a power surplus country in the current fiscal as the energy shortage and peak power deficit was already less than 1 per cent in April with many states reporting nil electricity...

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Topaz Solar Power to set up 500 Mw unit in Odisha for Rs 220 cr

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

Kolkata-based Topaz Solar Power proposes to set up a solar module manufacturing plant in Odisha with an annual capacity to produce 500 megawatts (Mw) of solar panels.

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Chhattisgarh Government ready to identify more areas for renewable energy projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2017

 The Chhattisgarh Government will identify more potentially rich areas for installation of renewable energy projects and carry out advance planning for evacuation and transmission of power in an...

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Subject Tags: power sector

'Renewables least cost option in India, Denmark, Egypt'

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2017

Renewables are becoming the least cost option in India, Denmark, Egypt, Mexico, Peru and the United Arab Emirates, a global multi-stakeholder renewable energy policy network said on Wednesday....

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Subject Tags: power sector

KERC expediting solar projects as demand surges in Karnataka

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2017

Taking cue from Prime Minster Narendra Modi's ardent appeal in Paris Climate Conference in 2015 to make India a solar-powered nation, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has...

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Subject Tags: power sector , tariff

Government for non-conventional energy to reduce oil dependence: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2017

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the government is trying to harness non-conventional energy like solar power to cut down the country's dependence on other nations for crude oil....

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Karnataka to end power deficit in a year: D K Shiva Kumar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2017

Karnataka is on the road to becoming self-sufficient in power by next year. If all goes as per plan, the power-deficient state will also supply electricity to other southern states after meeting...

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