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Govt to ease land acquisition, finance for renewables to meet 450 GW target

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has started drafting plans to set up mega capacities and ease investment in renewables to meet the new target set by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi. At the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday, Modi vowed to...

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Over-capacity, water shortage and renewable power exerts pressure on thermal power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

A report prepared by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and Applied Economics Clinic (AEC) has pointed out that India’s coal-fired energy sector is facing increasing pressure due to generator over-capacity, water shortages and the rise of low-cost...

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Ikea’s Hyderabad store delivers via solar-powered rickshaws

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea is a global company and it opened its first ever store in Hyderabad, India.
 
While the store owns the typical...

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India's carbon-dioxide emissions will rise to 3.8-3.9 gigatonnes by 2030: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 27, 2018

India's carbon-dioxide emission will rise to 3.8-3.9 gigatonnes by 2030 not 3.8-4.9 gigatonnes as was projected earlier, which is consistent with the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)...

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UP government subsidizes rooftop solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2018

In order to make rooftop solar power plants more affordable to the people of Uttar Pradesh, the state government has announced an additional subsidy of Rs 15,000 per kilowatt (KW) or a maximum...

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Punjab govt allows pilot project for solar energy generation on farm land

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2018

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today approved the launch a pilot project for solar energy generation on agricultural land on rental basis, besides allowing farmers to undertake...

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Madhya Pradesh set to use solar thermal-based technologies in industries

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 2, 2018

After solar power, Madhya Pradesh is actively considering to push use of concentrated solar thermal technology (CST) in industrial clusters in the state because of inherent advantages....

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Cypark bags 30MW solar EPC contract in Malaysia

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

Cypark Resources has secured an EPC and O&M contract from Cove Suria (CSSB) for a 30MWac solar plant at Empangan Kelinchi, Negeri Sembila, Malaysia, according to a filing on Bursa Malaysia...

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Housing society in Mumbai’s Kurla switches to solar power, cuts electricity bill by 83%

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

Residents of a housing society in Kurla have managed to cut their electricity bill by 83% by switching to solar energy.

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Renewables capacity crosses 60GW

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2017

In a significant development, India’s total renewable energy capacity crossed 60,000 MW in the September quarter.

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