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Adani Green Energy interested in bidding for bundled renewable power: CEO

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of the Adani Group, is interested in participating in the bidding for supplying bundled renewable and thermal power under the scheme floated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy last month. “Once the scheme is finalised we...

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Renewable-thermal power plan may find few takers

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's new proposal for developers to blend renewable and thermal power may not find many takers, according to renewable energy consultancy firm, Bridge To India. “We suspect that because of limited number of potential bidders, the scheme...

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Rate woes of renewable energy firms may stress NBFC books further: Icra

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2020

Infrastructure finance companies might have to brace for additional pressure on asset quality from exposure to renewable energy (RE) projects, which face rate risks. These non-bank finance companies (NBFCs) are already affected by the slow resolution of their stressed thermal...

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NTPC snubs foreign emissions tech, shuts out GE, others from $2 bn orders

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2019

Top Indian electricity generator NTPC has rejected the emissions-cutting technology of GE and other foreign firms for its coal-fired plants, documents show, shutting them out of an estimated $2 billion in orders. Despite struggling with some of the world's worst air pollution...

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Hyderabad: Solar energy generators in fisheries soon

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

In a bid to promote utilisation of renewable energy in various fisheries and aquaculture activities, National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad will install solar wind energy generators in fisheries across states. “In fisheries and aquaculture, we need backup...

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Cabinet approves pact with Japan Coal Energy Centre

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Coal Energy Centre for cooperation in the field of electricity supply. "The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of MoU between...

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Climate Change: How Himalayas are crucial for India's energy security

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

Around 81 per cent of the total hydropower potential in the country has been assessed to be existing in the rivers flowing from Himalayan glaciers and there is a high interdependence between the glaciers located in the Himalayas and the energy security of the country,...

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Coal India inks pact with NLC for solar, thermal power diversification

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2018

As part of its plan to evolve into an energy company rather than just being a miner, Coal India has signed an initial agreement with NLC India for the formation of a joint venture (JV) company...

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National Electricity Plan revised to make room for more coal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 9, 2018

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has revised the National Electricity Plan (NEP) after getting feedback from more than 30 state-owned and private institutions, mostly questioning the...

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India’s NTPC reaches 845 MW of installed solar capacity following latest commissioning

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 21, 2017

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) of India has provided an update of its solar progress, revealing that it now has 845 MW of installed capacity across India.

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