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Rajasthan plans to set up 30,000 MW solar capacity in 5 years

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2020

Rajasthan plans to set up 30,000 MW of solar power plants in next five years and is in talks with leading private and state-run companies to develop energy parks, the state’s energy minister BD Kalla told ET. This will add to an already installed capacity of around 50,000 MW...

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Govt, NTPC to sign MoU for solar park in Jaisalmer

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

The government is set to ink an agreement with NTPC for developing a 925 megawatt solar park in Jaisalmer that would fetch nearly Rs 4,000 core investment. The ultra-mega solar park at Nokh, spread over 1850 hectare, will be the first project for developing a park under the...

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Odisha CM inaugurates Rs 2,200 cr power, solar energy, cement projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday performed inauguration of total 18 industrial projects through video conferencing from the state secretariat, with total investment potential of Rs 2200...

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Odisha: State secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

The state government is planning to run the secretariat on solar power, replacing the conventional system, to make one of Odisha's biggest public buildings energy efficient. The plan has been mooted at a high-level meeting of the science and technology department held...

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Tamil Nadu solar policy sets tall 9,000 MW target

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2019

Tamil Nadu government on Monday unveiled a new solar energy policy, which targets have 9,000MW of installed solar energy capacity in the state by 2023. While the state had around 2,200MW of...

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Push for solar energy stuck in govt apathy

By : sustainabilityo..., May 28, 2018

Despite power consumers taking proactive steps to go green, the government has been dragging its feet to connect solar-powered projects to the grid.


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