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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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Tata Power’s non-fossil operating capacity climbs to 3,060 megwatt

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 18, 2017

Tata Power Company has added 1,346 mw of non-fossil based electricity generation capacity in 2016-17 so far, taking its green energy portfolio to 3,060 mw, the Tata group utility said Tuesday...

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270 MW solar projects connected: Hartek power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 12, 2017

City-based Hartek Power, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, today said it has successfully connected 270-MW solar projects spread across Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and...

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PTC India to infuse Rs 600 cr into energy arm, eyes 300 MW green power

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 12, 2016

PTC India aims to infuse Rs 600 crore as equity into PTC Energy with an eye to generating 300 MW of renewable power by March under the wholly-owned subsidiary, a senior company official with the power trading company told Moneycontrol.

"We will capitalise it to set up...

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