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Centre to brainstorm with states on power reforms in bi-annual meet

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 9, 2017

The central government is set to hold a two-day brainstorming session with states on big power sector reforms including direct transfer of subsidy and strict laws obligating distribution...

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NLC to set up solar plants on railway land

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 6, 2017

NLC India has been tasked with covering vacant land of the Railways with solar power generation set-ups.

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India records highest peak power deficit in 16 months

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2017

Higher electricity demand coupled with supply constraints led to India recording a peak time power deficit of 2 per cent in September – highest since April 2016 when the gap between demand and...

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India must encourage hydro power projects development: R K Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2017

Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh today said India must encourage development of hydro power projects as they help in providing inexpensive power in the long-term and are ideal for...

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Subject Tags: hydropower , power sector

Adani Enterprises to demerge renewable energy business to simplify structure

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 9, 2017

 Adani Enterprises announced plans to demerge its renewable energy business into associate company Adani Green Energy Ltd as part of simplifying overall business structure. ...

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MNRE asks Tamil Nadu to prevent curtailment of solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 9, 2017

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has written to the Tamil Nadu government, urging it to prevent arbitrary curtailment, or backdowns, of solar power in the state....

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Tariff for wind energy at record low of Rs 2.83/unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

Wind energy tariffs dipped to a new low of less than Rs 3 per unit, dropping sharply from the previous record of Rs 3.42, in an auction for 1,000 megawatts of projects that continued late into...

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Tamil Nadu cancels 500 MW solar auction held in Jan-Feb

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2017

Tamil Nadu has cancelled an auction it held in January-February to allot 500 MW of solar projects, because the state-run power distributor found the winning bid of Rs 4.40 per kwH too high, one...

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Canadian Solar said to explore sale of Indian power assets

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc., a maker of solar panels, is exploring the sale of its Indian solar power assets, worth around 108 megawatts (MW), two people aware of the development said....

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Greenko makes $2.1-billion bid for Reliance Infrastructure’s Mumbai Power business

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2017

Greenko, backed by Singapore’s GIC and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, has sought to acquire Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure’s flagship Mumbai electricity business for an enterprise...

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