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India’s Tata Power closing uneconomic 500MW coal plant

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Tata Power Company has decommissioned ‘Unit 6’ of 500 megawatts at its Trombay thermal power plant in Mumbai, citing the high cost of generation and its inability to get a power purchase agreement after the earlier one expired in March 2018. The Trombay unit has an installed...

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Hiranandani arm GreenBase, Vestas India ink deal to build wind turbine park in Chennai

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

GreenBase, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hiranandani Group, has inked a deal to build a wind turbine park and warehousing set-up for the wind turbine manufacturing multinational Vestas India in Chennai. The built-to-suit development will be spread over half a million sq ft at...

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Enel Green Power Awarded 190 MW of Wind Power in India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

Enel Green Power through its Indian renewable subsidiary EGP India has been awarded the right to sign a 25-year energy supply contract for a 190 MW wind farm in India. The project was awarded under the 1.8 GW Eighth Tranche of the national wind tender issued by the government...

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Wind energy sector needs market-led incentives: IIM-A

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

A paper authored by the IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) researchers suggested that wind energy in India has become market competitive and thus it should be pulled more by the market forces rather than...

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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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Rajasthan govt to bring new renewable energy policy: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2019

Rajasthan Energy Minister B D Kalla on Tuesday said the government would bring a new renewable energy policy in the state. Speaking at a seminar on 'exploring renewable energy potential in the...

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Indian Oil Corporation to invest Rs 25,000 cr in green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, plans to invest Rs 25,000 crore in green energy projects, including solar and wind power plants, bio-fuels...

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Siemens Gamesa wins 2 orders to supply wind mills for 453 MW capacities

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on August 13 said it has bagged two orders from Alfanar to supply equipment to aid generation of 453 MW at two wind farms in Bhuj. The Spanish firm has secured...

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India’s coal capacity-needs threatens climate change goals

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

India expects that its coal energy generation will grow by 22% by the end of 2022, putting climate change goals – just recently reported as being on-track – in severe jeopardy. That’s the word...

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Ensure "must-run" status for green energy companies: centre

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

The central government has asked states to ensure that the “must-run” status of renewable energy plants is honoured and that if supply from these units is curtailed, the reason must be given in...

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