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Encourage members to increase renewables in energy mix: R K Singh to IEA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2017

The International Energy Agency (IEA) should encourage its member countries to increase share of renewables in their energy baskets, Power Minister R K Singh said today. ...

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GIP-led investors group to buy Equis for $5 billion in largest ever clean energy deal

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2017

A group of investors led by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) will acquire Equis Energy for $5 billion. The other investors in the largest clean energy deal till date include Canada’s Public...

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Saudis set $500 billion plan to develop border region with Jordan, Egypt that will power itself solely with wind power and solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday a $500 billion plan to create a business and industrial zone extending across its borders into Jordan and Egypt, the biggest project yet in a series of efforts...

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High Court puts Gujarat wind power auction on hold

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 25, 2017

The Gujarat High Court has passed an interim order restraining the state from holding its first wind energy auction scheduled for November 1. The court acted in response to a petition by Indian...

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Mytrah Energy may delist from London AIM before India IPO

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 25, 2017

Renewable energy firm Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd, backed by the Piramal Group, is likely to delist its holding company Mytrah Energy Ltd from the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in...

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Acme, Inox explore exit from renewable energy projects won at record low tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Acme Group and Inox Group that bid the country’s lowest solar and wind tariffs respectively this year now plan to exit the projects, said several people aware of the development.

Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd bid Rs3.46 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to win a 250...

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GUVNL extends deadline to bid for 1,000 MW renewable power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) has extended the deadline for submitting bids for 1,000MW wind and solar power supply. The decision has come after prospective bidders requested an extension...

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Kerala to be fully-electrified by end of May; solar, wind energy to be promoted

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

Kerala Power Minister M.M. Mani announced on Thursday that the state is set to become the third Indian state to be fully-electrified. Speaking in the Assembly, Mani stated that each and every...

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Telangana keen on hybrid power

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

Telangana government has made a commitment of 5,000 MW to the Government of India towards creating solar capacity in the State in the next three years. Telangana currently has an installed solar...

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Non-fossil fuels will form over half of India’s energy capacity in 10 years, says government

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

Renewables, nuclear and large hydroelectric power plants -- will account for more than half (56.5%) of India’s installed power capacity within the 10 years to 2027, according to a draft of the...

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