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India Invites Proposals For Gravity-Based Energy Storage Projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 13, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India is looking beyond batteries to push energy storage in the renewable energy and grid balancing and support sector. The Ministry recently issued a...

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Govt to ask RBI to remove priority lending limit for renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

In an attempt to further boost India’s emerging green economy, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) would try to impress upon the Reserve Bank of India for removal of the priority...

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India Sets 12.8 Gigawatt Renewable Energy Capacity Addition Target For 2019–2020

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently announced the capacity addition target for 2019-20. The target is the lowest in four years, giving an indication that renewable...

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India seeks suitable wind sites

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

The initiative follows a recent announcement by the MNRE to ensure availability of land and transmission facilities for developers that win wind and solar projects in auctions. Recent wind...

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Govt plans 400 MW storage-linked renewable projects

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

In order to provide a leg-up to the power storage industry — which is still in a nascent stage in the country — the government is coming up with 400 MW of renewable energy tenders for round-the-...

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States step up policy action on renewables

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

The renewables sector in India, which has been expanding at a brisk pace, has seen much action in recent times, with a slew of policy announcements at both the federal and state levels. At the...

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MNRE steps in to help green energy developers

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2019

The renewable energy ministry has held discussions with state governments to find out how much land they are willing to set aside for renewable energy parks, a senior official told ET. This follows a recent announcement by the ministry that it will ensure that land and...

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Eyeing investment, India considers new solar tender with focus on factories

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

India is considering a new tender to develop solar power equipment manufacturing that doesn’t include a requirement to also generate electricity, a move aimed at sparking investor interest,...

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Ministry held session for stakeholders in renewable energy industry

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today held a brainstorming session for all stakeholders in the renewable energy industry. Major challenges faced by the industry were deliberated upon at the day long meet. "We discussed a lot of land problems like land use --...

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Navi Mumbai society switches to solar to reduce CO2 emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Residents of a Navi Mumbai-based cooperative housing society recently installed a 31 kilowatt-power (kWp) rooftop solar power system in a bid to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) by one...

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