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Chandigarh: Admin seeks report from CREST on solar power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2020

The UT administration has sought a report from Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) about the installation of solar-energy plants in the city. Crest,...

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Solar desalination: Carlsberg ties up with Desolenator to purify Sundarbans water

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2020

Multinational brewer Carlsberg Group on Wednesday said it has partnered with Netherlands-based solar desalination technology company Desolenator for converting saline water into clean drinking...

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Solar and wind power costs in India will be comparable to coal in 2025: Moody's

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2020

Power generation from solar and wind projects will likely be cost-competitive relative to coal-based power in India in 2025-2030 period, according to Moody's Investors Service, the global...

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Goa to get India’s first green energy convergence project

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2020

India’s first convergence project to generate green energy for rural and agriculture consumption is set to come up in the state. Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs...

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Greenpeace India writes to NITI Aayog on post-Covid-19 green recovery plans

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2020

Environment think tank Greenpeace India on Tuesday sent to the NITI Aayog a plan to help build a climate-proof, equal, sustainable and resilient India as it emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic....

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NTPC says one-fourth of its capacity will be based on renewables by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 9, 2020

India's state-owned power generator NTPC Ltd announced around a fourth of its power generation capacity will be based on renewable energy sources by 2030. It sees total capacity growing from the...

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Budget 2020: Renewable energy Industry demands GST restructuring, smooth clearances

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2020

With this year’s Union Budget scheduled to be tabled on 1 February 2020, renewable energy industry’s expectations are high and all eyes are on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman making big bang announcements for the sector. While a majority of the industry stakeholders...

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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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