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What the Pandemic Means for Large-Scale Indian Solar Power Projects Still in the Pipeline

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2020

With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

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States may soon get hydro power purchase targets

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2020

The Centre will soon make it mandatory for states to meet part of their electricity requirement from hydro power plants, a reward to these projects that saved the country’s grid collapse during the nine-minute lights switch off call by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 5...

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ITI Limited Tenders for Procurement of Solar Power Under Open Access Model

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

ITI Limited, India’s first PSU, plans to enhance the use of renewable energy in its Data centre facility to bring it under the “Green Data Centre” tag which will contribute towards cutting carbon emission in the environment. Towards this, it has now issued a tender to procure...

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After Andhra shock, govt plans tribunal to enforce power pacts

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

The Union government plans to set up a new tribunal solely to enforce power purchase contracts, power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh said, creating an additional legal safety net for investors. The National Democratic Alliance government, which is...

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ENGIE fully commissions 250 MW Kadapa solar project in Andhra Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2020

French electric utility firm ENGIE on Monday said it has fully commissioned its 250 MW solar project in Andhra Pradesh. The 200 MW phase was commissioned ahead of schedule in May 2019 and this milestone supports ENGIE's ambition to be a major renewables development partner as...

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Subject Tags: Engie , NTPC , PPA , solar project

Renewables to contribute 21 per cent of electricity demand in India in 2021-22: RK Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2020

Renewable energy sources are expected to account for around 21 per cent of electricity demand in 2021-22, Power Minister R K Singh said on Thursday. "As per Central Electricity Authority's National Electricity Plan, contribution of renewable energy sources is estimated to be...

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Noida authority to set up 5 Megawatt solar power plants at multiple locations

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

Rooftop solar panels generating 5 megawatts of electricity are in the offing at various locations of the city, Noida Authority officials said on Thursday. A request for proposal has already been prepared to invite tenders for the work, which is estimated to be completed in 12...

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Wind energy projects stall as NTPC fails to get tariff nod

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

Yet another developer has withdrawn its winning bid for wind power projects that NTPC auctioned last year, after the state-run company failed to get regulatory approvals for those, revealing further signs of a slowdown in this...

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Finally, Kochi to have waste-to-energy plant

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

After a delay of more than one-and-a-half year, GJ Eco Power Private Ltd, the promoters of waste-to-energy plant, has started the work on the project. The project got the building permit, the last one among a slew of approvals, a few days ago and the company started site...

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Busting the myth: Increased penetration of rooftop solar power benefits discoms

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

If power distribution companies think increased penetration of rooftop solar power in their area will hurt them due to loss of revenue and the expenditure involved in creating supporting infrastructure for such plants, they need to think again. A power discom in Delhi rather...

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