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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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Maharashtra: Over 300 schools will run on solar power, become self-reliant

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019

Over 300 zilla parishad schools in Nagpur will run on solar power before Diwali making them completely self reliant when it comes powering up their classrooms. Schools will get anywhere between...

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Siemens Gamesa secures 250 MW solar order from Sprng Energy

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

Siemens Gamesa continues to make inroads in the Indian solar market bagging its largest solar order of 250 MW from Sprng Energy at Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. ...

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Kerala: Trichy airport gets 1 MW solar power plant, to cater to 25% energy demand

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Trichy international airport on Friday got a solar power plant to power its campus here when Airports Authority of India (AAI) board member Anuj Agarwal commissioned the 1 megawatt plant set up...

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Delhi Metro trains to now run on solar power too; DMRC gets 27 MW power from Rewa project

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

Delhi Metro trains will now also run on solar power as the DMRC on Thursday received 27 MW power from the Madhya Pradesh-based Rewa Solar Power Project, officials said. This will also be the...

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