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UP government to offer subsidised solar pumps to farmers for irrigation

By : editor_2, Nov 15, 2018

 Uttar Pradesh government will give subsidy up to 70% for solar pumps for irrigation purpose to the farmers under a state government scheme, said Agriculture minister, Surya Pratap Shahi. ...

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Maharashtra government to tax power consumers to finance solar pumps for farmers

By : editor_2, Nov 5, 2018

The Maharashtra government has imposed an electricity surcharge of 10 paise per unit on industrial and commercial consumers to finance its scheme to provide 25,000 solar pumps to farmers, a...

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'Soura Jalanidhi' scheme launched in Odisha

By : editor_2, Oct 31, 2018

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched the Soura Jalanidhi scheme that aims to increase use of solar energy for helping farmers in irrigating their land.


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Solar power for all agriculture pumps by 2022, says Maharashtra's energy minister

By : editor_2, Oct 26, 2018

State Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday said all agriculture pumps in the state will switch over to solar power by 2022.


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One lakh solar agriculture pumps approved in Maharashtra

By : editor_2, Oct 17, 2018

The Maharashtra government has approved one lakh solar agriculture pumps and aims to provide uninterrupted power supply to farmers even during day time, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on...

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PM Modi: India to attract upto $80 bn investment in renewable energy in 4 years

By : editor_2, Oct 3, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India has made an investment of $42 billion in the renewable energy sector over the past four year and is likely to generate opportunity of business worth...

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Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency to install 1 lakh solar farm pumps

By : editor_2, Sep 21, 2018

Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), the nodal agency for renewable energy in the State, has envisaged an ambitious plan to roll out one lakh grid-connected solar powered agriculture...

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PM Modi asks officials to ensure solar energy benefits reach farmers

By : editor_2, Aug 8, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reviewed the progress of key infrastructure sectors of power, renewable energy, petroleum and natural gas, coal, and mining.


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Government looks at energy-efficient ways to tackle climate change

By : editor_2, Jul 12, 2018

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has embarked on a multi-pronged strategy for achieving its climate change commitments, with measures ranging from combating air and water...

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1.5 lakh farmers to get grant for solar pumps: Haryana Minister

By : editor_2, Jul 9, 2018

Haryana Minister of State for Renewable Energy Banwari Lal said today that the state government would bring a scheme, under which, about 1.50 lakh farmers would be given a grant for solar...

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