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CPPIB, KKR, others eye Fortum’s Indian solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

At least six firms, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Brookfield Asset Management Inc., private equity firms Actis Llp, KKR, Macquarie Group, and Edelweiss Infrastructure Yield Plus Fund, have separately evinced interest in acquiring a majority stake in...

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Gurugram-based JBM Solar plans to set-up 100 MW projects by next year

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2020

Gurugram-based independent power producer JBM Solar, part of the JBM Group, is planning to set-up 100 megawatt (MW) of solar power projects by next year, it’s Executive Director Nishant Arya told ETEnergyWorld. "We have 100 MW projects in the pipeline, which will be completed...

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SECI Extends Bid Deadline for 14 MW Solar Plus BESS Again

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for the development of 14 MW of solar power projects along with 42 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) at Leh and Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir under the Prime Minister...

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Solar power projects delayed by coronavirus in China may get relief

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 24, 2020

In a big relief to renewable energy projects, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will give extra time for the commissioning of power projects that face delays due to squeezing of supply lines from China which is facing deadly spread of coronavirus. On the lines...

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Rajasthan gets largest investment of Rs 4,000cr in solar sector

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2020

In what will become the first largest investment in Rajasthan during the current regime of the Congress government, Central PSU NTPC and Rajasthan Solarpark Development Corporation Ltd (RSDCL), a subsidiary of RRECL, will sign an agreement on Thursday to develop 925 megawatt...

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Kerala: SmartCity project gives a push to solar power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2020

SmartCity project has given a push to the solar energy projects in the city. Cochin Smart Mission Limited (CSML) has set up solar plants on the rooftops of 28 institutions in the city, thereby generating 1,000 kilowatts of energy. Though CSML identified more than 60...

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Andhra Pradesh has Developed Over 1 GW of Solar Projects in Naxal Areas

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

According to the information provided by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the state government of Andhra Pradesh has reported the development of over 1 GW of ultra-mega solar power projects in Naxal affected regions of the state. The total installed capacity...

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DVC ramps ups solar power capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

Damodar Valley Corporation plans to increase its renewable energy capacity through floating solar and pumped storage projects. The thermal and hydroelectric power PSU plans to install floating...

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Breather For Indian Renewable IPPs Fighting PPA Renegotiations

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

The government in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has finally come around to provide some relief to scores of solar and wind energy developers which it had recently threatened with tariff...

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U'khand CM allocates solar energy projects to local entrepreneurs

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Friday allocated solar energy projects worth Rs 600 crore to local entrepreneurs. Together, these projects will generate 148.85 mw power. On the...

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