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Chandigarh: 300 govt houses to get solar panels in Crest’s Rs 15cr project

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2020

Making way for more solar power generation in the city, Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest), under the aegis of the environment department of Chandigarh administration, will install rooftop solar panels in 300 government residences...

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Coimbatore civic body to open its second solar power plant

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2019

Almost 10 months after the solar power plant at Ukkadam started generating power, the city corporation is all set to inaugurate its second solar power plant at Kavundampalayam. The plant with the capacity to generate 1MW power was built at a cost Rs 5.5 crore. “The...

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Odisha to spend Rs 110 crore for green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2019

The State Government will spend around Rs 110 crore to generate 9,623 kW solar energy this year. A total of 29 off-grid projects will be executed in the State during 2019-20 fiscal to generate green energy. Most of these projects will be roof-top solar units connected to...

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UP to 'electrify' water bodies to generate 13,500 mw of solar energy

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

Uttar Pradesh government is planning to install solar power panels above the state's expansive network of canals and water bodies to generate almost 13,500 megawatt (Mw) of solar energy. The state is planning to forge long-term contracts with private sector energy majors for...

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Trichy: Work begins to install solar panels atop corp buildings

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Trichy City Corporation has launched the groundwork to harness solar energy atop the civic body buildings. To make the corporation buildings energy self-sufficient, the corporation has taken up the preliminary work of the first phase to install off-grid solar photovoltaic...

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IIPA signs MoU with ISA for capacity building of member countries

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

The Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) has signed an MoU with International Solar Alliance (ISA) for capacity building of its member countries. The institute is already engaged in capacity building of many countries in the area of climate change adaptation and...

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India's Renewable Energy Capacity Crosses 80GW-Mark, Says R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2019

India's renewable energy capacity has crossed the 80GW-mark, which includes 29.55 GW of solar energy and 36.37 GW wind power, Parliament was informed Tuesday. The government has set an ambitious...

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Telangana govt to come up with new solar policy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2019

The Telangana government is planning to come out with a new solar policy factoring in the changes in the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector. ...

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Delhi: Solar power can save you Rs 46,000 in yearly bill

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

The city’s much-needed push for solar energy could be just around the corner with Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) finally notifying the group net metering (GNM) and virtual net...

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Indian farmers are using the sun to help water their crops

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2019

Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields. Rain...

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