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Coimbatore civic body to open its second solar power plant

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2019

Almost 10 months after the solar power plant at Ukkadam started generating power, the city corporation is all set to inaugurate its second solar power plant at Kavundampalayam. The plant with the capacity to generate 1MW power was built at a cost Rs 5.5 crore. “The...

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Odisha CM launches solar power, cement, steel projects worth Rs 8,939 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched 27 industrial projects, involving a total investment of around Rs 8,939 crore. The projects are expected to create employement opportunities for about 12,142 people. Patnaik inaugurated five projects and performed...

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Ludhiana: UK trust installs solar panels at govt primary school

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

The Social Education Voluntary Education Trust UK (SEVA Trust), a charitable organisation working in the UK and India on education and environment, has inaugurated solar system at Government Primary School, Bharundi, which is 40 km from the city, on Sunday. There are 68...

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Allahabad: Soon, solar power plant to come up at City Enclave

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

With an aim to cut down on power expenses, the Civil Enclave of Allahabad Airport at Bamrauli would be lighted up by a solar power plant soon. Authorities maintaining the enclave have planned to set up an 800 KVA solar power plant at the premises. The proposal sent by the...

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Solar energy: 29 govt colleges pay zero sum on electricity

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

Taking a major leap in harnessing solar power, state’s 29 government colleges are fulfilling their 100% power needs through solar energy. The solar panels were set up in these colleges in 2017-18 under the previous government to reduce expenditure on power. Until last year,...

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Tamil Nadu: Govt buildings will soon harness rooftop solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

All state government buildings will soon start generating power, once the planned roof top solar systems are installed. An agreement, to facilitate this, was signed here on Thursday between Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) and Energy Efficiency Services Limited. As...

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NTPC to invest Rs 25,000 crore to set up solar park

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

NTPC, India’s largest power company, will not undertake any new coal-based generation for the next few years as part of measures to reduce its carbon footprint and has decided to invest about Rs 25,000 crore to set up one of the world’s largest solar parks at Kutch in Gujarat...

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The world’s leading airport user of solar panels is removing them for fear of flooding

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

India’s Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has started dismantling and removing a significant number of solar panels at the airport site, due to concerns from local residents regarding the...

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UP govt clears state's first floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam with an investment of Rs 750 crore. It will be the first water surface...

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India’s ReNew Power Plans To Raise $300 Million Through Rights Issue

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2019

One of India’s largest renewable energy generation companies plans to raise fresh equity funding through a rights issue. Indian business daily Economic Times has reported, quoting unnamed...

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