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Solar ‘prosumers’ to get 50 percent subsidy

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2019

To incentivise production of solar power in the state, the cabinet has approved amendments to the Goa State Solar Policy 2017 where small and large prosumers (consumers and producers of solar...

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Government to announce 30% subsidy to milk farmers, co-ops in bid to go solar

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 10, 2019

The government is planning to shift the country’s entire milk sector to solar energy—from farmers onward to processors—through an upfront subsidy of 30%. A policy, in the works, will be...

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Goa government proposes to tweak solar policy to incentivise production

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2018

To incentivise production of solar power in the state, the government has proposed a 50% subsidy for small prosumers (consumers and producers of solar power) as an amendment to the Goa State...

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Subject Tags: ADB , solar policy , subsidy

UP government to offer subsidised solar pumps to farmers for irrigation

By : Sustainability ..., 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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States ask for subsidies, support, protection, right policies to boost clean energy in India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2018

States on Wednesday urged the Centre to provide a level-playing field for domestic investors in the renewable energy sector and categorise large hydro projects as clean energy source to give a...

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Maharashtra regulator rejects surcharge on solar rooftop prosumers

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 14, 2018

In a major relief to solar rooftop consumers, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected the proposal of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) to levy...

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Government asks farmers to use crop residue for biogas production

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today appealed to farmers not to burn crop residue and asked them to adopt new methods to manage it, including using the waste for biogas production. ...

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Maharashtra: One arm of govt snubs solar power, another renews subsidy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

On one hand, MSEDCL wants to discourage them by proposing to levy a surcharge and going in for gross metering instead of net and on the other, its sister concern Maharashtra Energy Development...

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Rs 5,500 cr FAME II scheme finalised; all EVs to get subsidy support

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

An inter-ministerial panel has finalised the roadmap for the second phase of FAME India scheme with an outlay of around Rs 5,500 crore spanning over five years and subsidy support for all types...

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Himachal Pradesh gives subsidy on rooftop solar power installations

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

The Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday announced a subsidy of 10 percent...

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