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India offers renewable energy expertise to island nations

  India is ready to share its expertise in renewable energy with small island nations, Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said Wednesday. “India has chosen the path of sustainable growth and we want to leave a green planet for our future generations. That is why our focus is on renewable energy. [...]

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Resurgent Power acquires 75% Jaypee’s Prayagraj Power; first stressed asset to be resolved

This transaction is the result of stressed asset resolution process initiated by the lenders through a competitive bidding process, it said. New Delhi: Tata Power and ICICI Bank backed Resurgent Power has acquired 75.01% stake in Jaiprakash Associates 1980-mw power plant, becoming the first of the nearly dozen stressed power plants proposed to be resolved by lenders outside insolvency court. "Renascent Power Ventures [...]

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Andaman India aiming at 100% renewable energy in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep: RK Singh

He was addressing delegates from multiple countries under the Know India Programme. New Delhi: India’s power and renewable energy minister R K Singh today said the government is aiming at meeting the complete power demand of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands through renewable energy sources. “Our focus is on renewable energy. We are aiming for 100 per cent renewable energy in Andaman [...]

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Uttar Pradesh government to offer subsidised solar pumps to farmers for irrigation

Solar energy-driven pump set is an emerging alternative of electrical and diesel pump systems in farm irrigation. New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh government will give subsidy up to 70% for solar pumps for irrigation purposes to the farmers under a state government scheme, said Agriculture minister, Surya Pratap Shahi. Solar energy-driven pump set is an emerging alternative of electrical and diesel [...]

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Make in Odisha: Rs 4.1 lakh crore investment proposals received

The investment proposals will help broad base the state’s industrial growth in Chemicals and Fertilizers, Petrochemicals, Food Processing, Healthcare, Renewable Energy and Electronics. New Delhi: The Make in Odisha conclave organised by Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha has witnessed investment proposals worth a whopping Rs 4.19 lakh crore for projects across 15 sectors that will create 5.91 lakh additional jobs. The [...]

By | 2018-11-14T07:11:57+00:00 November 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Make in Odisha: Rs 4.1 lakh crore investment proposals received

ENGIE acquires controlling stake in Simpa Energy India

Energy services group ENGIE Tuesday announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Simpa Energy India Pvt Ltd and is investing to fund geographic expansion and accelerate growth. The move reinforces ENGIE's commitment to decentralized renewable energy solutions globally and supports India's rapid transition to clean power, an ENGIE statement said. Under the terms of the transaction, the ENGIE has purchased 90 per cent of [...]

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PPL Electric Utilities and GE Power to develop DER and grid management software

By Kelsey Misbrener | November 13, 2018 PPL Electric Utilities and GE Power Digital announced a joint initiative to develop and test software to manage and control electricity from renewable and stored energy sources. The initiative will enable both companies to learn more about the impact of this type of power—called Distributed Energy Resources (DER)—on grid management and [...]

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Solar PV power generation capacity to grow to 600 GW by 2023: IEA

The report provides global trends and developments for renewable energy in the electricity, heat and transport sectors New Delhi: The world’s total solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity is set to expand to almost 600 gigawatt (GW) through 2023 from the 2017 level of 391 Gw, making solar PV capacity to be more than all other renewable energy technologies combined, or [...]

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Milestone! 10 percent of India total electricity output now comes from renewable power

  13 Nov 2018 Despite a slowing of the pace at which solar power projects are being built owing to tariffs plunging to levels unviable for the developers, the country has crossed a milestone on the renewable energy front. Renewable-power units (solar and wind) have over the last few years been raising their share in [...]

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Solar energy to add power to NMRC’s metro stations

Solar energy would add power to all stations of Noida-Greater Noida Metro Rail corridor's Aqua Line that would be operational soon, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) said on Monday. The NMRC entered into an agreement with a private firm on Monday for the solar energy project of the Aqua Line which would run between [...]

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