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Jharkhand State Govt plans 1200MW solar power by end of 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

The state government aims to produce 1,200 MW of solar electricity by 2017-end. Solar plants are expected to be set up at 45 different sites across state at an investment of Rs 6.5 crore per MW...

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This village in Nagaland is the second village to run entirely on LED lights

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

A couple of months ago, Fakhim, a village in Kiphire district Nagaland became the first village in the State to become completely an LED light lit village. This was reported by District Deputy...

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Coca-Cola India Foundation announces solar electrification in Rajasthan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2016

In a country where one-fourth of the population lack access to electricity, The Coca-Cola India Foundation, Anandana along with its implementing partners Advit Foundation, Manthan Sansthan,...

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1,497 houses in Amasebail, Karnataka to get solar lamps

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2016

The Amasebail Charitable Trust will launch a programme to install solar lamps in 1,497 houses in the naxalite-affected Amasebail Gram Panchayat here on June 1.

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UW-Madison team develops wind turbine for cell towers in rural India

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2016

With the aim of helping make electricity more available in rural parts of India, a team of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has designed a wind turbine that could provide power to...

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Government electrifies 108 villages last week, total now at 7,874

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2016

A total number of 7,874 villages out of those without power have been electrified till last week with an addition of 108 to the network, the Power Ministry said today.

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Subject Tags: Rural Electrification

112 more villages electrified, taking number of electrified villages to more than 7000

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2016

As many as 112 villages were electrified across the country last week, taking the total tally to 7,766, the government said today.

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Subject Tags: Rural Electrification

Solar power lights up Sambalpur village in Odisha

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2016

The remote village of Rairakhol under Chasabardi district was lit up with solar lights on Sunday.

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REC sanctions Rs. 6,000 cr for power infra in Amaravati

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 8, 2016

In a major boost to the power sector in the emerging capital city Amaravati, the Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (RECL) has sanctioned Rs. 6,000 crore for augmenting the electricity...

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Government does its math to fast-track rural electrification

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2016

The government is exploring ways to fast-track rural electrificationBSE -0.78 % in Odisha, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Assam, which are home to most un-electrified villages....

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Subject Tags: Rural Electrification