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International Solar Alliance meet to host Fortune 500 companies CEOs, announce Solar Nobels

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

With New Delhi hosting the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) assembly in December, an ambitious outreach programme is in the works including hosting chief executives of Fortune 500...

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Indian renewable firms plan $2.5 billion in offshore dollar bond issues

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 6, 2017

Four Indian renewable power producers are planning to raise up to $2.5 billion (1.94 billion pounds) via dollar bonds offshore because of caution among domestic lenders, banking sources said....

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Daimler’s Chennai plant to run on green power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

German auto maker Daimler will power its truck and bus manufacturing factory using renewable energy from next year. The 400-acre manufacturing campus of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV...

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Power ministry to revive stalled hydro projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 15, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the ministry is doing its job to revive stalled and stressed thermal and hydro power projects, signalling the intent of the government.
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Coal India Will Set Up 1,000 Megawatt Solar Power Generation Capacity: Piyush Goyal

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 13, 2017

Power, coal, mines and renewable energy minister Piyush Goyal has announced that state-owned miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) will set up 1,000 Megawatt (Mw) solar power generation capacity in a bid...

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Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 24, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for...

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Karnataka set to add more green power in 2017-18

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

Karnataka’s energy sector appears to be going green as the State is set to add more quantum of renewable energy to its grid during 2017-18 than conventional power. Of the total quantum of 3,975...

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Members of Parliament told to contribute for solar electrification of villages

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 20, 2017

All Members of Parliament have been asked to contribute through their MPLADS fund towards providing street lights in rural areas of the country powered by solar energy. A directive in this...

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CESC plans Rs 600 crores investment to raise wind energy output in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 13, 2017

CESC, power generation and distribution arm of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, has planned an investment of Rs 600 crore in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh to raise wind energy generation from the current...

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IL&FS in talks with Chennai-based Orient Power to merge its wind energy assets

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 19, 2017

Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) is in advanced talks to merge its wind energy assets with Chennai-based listed Orient Green Power. 

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