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Solar leads decade of investment in renewable energy

Solar leads decade of investment in renewable energy

🕔15:49, 6.Sep 2019

Nairobi, Sep 5  Global investment in new renewable energy capacity this decade — 2010 to 2019 inclusive — is on course to hit $2.6 trillion, with more gigawatts of solar power capacity installed than any other generation technology, new figures

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Solar energy cost to fall to Rs 1.9 per unit by 2030 in India : TERI study

Solar energy cost to fall to Rs 1.9 per unit by 2030 in India : TERI study

🕔21:26, 13.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The cost of generating solar energy in India is set to fall to as low as Rs 1.9 per unit by 2030 with technological advancements increasing efficiency, a joint study by TERI and Climate Policy Initiative

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TN to study feasibility of 250 MW floating solar power plant

TN to study feasibility of 250 MW floating solar power plant

🕔19:12, 12.Jun 2018

Chennai, June 12 (IANS) In a bid to reduce evaporation of reservoir water and increase sourcing of solar power, Tamil Nadu is looking at the feasibility of setting up a floating solar power plant, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Tuesday.

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3.3 gw solar installed in Jan-March period : Report

3.3 gw solar installed in Jan-March period : Report

🕔19:00, 12.Jun 2018

Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Driven by large-scale projects, the solar installation in India during January-March period of the current calendar year was 3,269 megawatt (mw), up by over 9 per cent compared to 2,991 mw installed in the corresponding period last

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India offers to power UN HQ with solar energy

India offers to power UN HQ with solar energy

🕔09:29, 6.Jun 2018

United Nations, June 6  India has offered to power the UN headquarters with solar energy, helping bring the organisation in line with its own global advocacy of fighting climate change with renewables. “India is happy to inform that it intends

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“Solar energy will serve millions of unserved people through indigenous innovations”:  Dr. Harsh Vardhan

“Solar energy will serve millions of unserved people through indigenous innovations”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

🕔16:15, 14.Mar 2018

A Solar Revolution is in the offing, as solar energy fuels the energy growth story in the country.  Briefing mediapersons on the initiatives taken with the support of Department of Science & Technology in New Delhi today, Union Minister for

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Modi presents 10-point action plan to promote solar energy

Modi presents 10-point action plan to promote solar energy

🕔10:39, 12.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 12  With French President Emmanuel Macron by his side at the founding conference of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday presented a 10-point action plan to promote the use of

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Renewable wind energy: To auction, or not to auction

Renewable wind energy: To auction, or not to auction

🕔12:25, 9.Feb 2018

With an installed wind power capacity of 32.7 GW, India is the fourth-largest generator of wind power in the world. A commendable feat no doubt, and a reason to work even harder to achieve the 60 GW target from wind

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REC: A must for India to achieve renewable energy targets

REC: A must for India to achieve renewable energy targets

🕔12:30, 7.Feb 2018

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) have been in existence in India since 2011 to enable compliance of Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPOs). The country has made some progress towards creating a market mechanism for RECs, but a lot more needs to be

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Government thrust on renewables cooling, say solar stakeholders

Government thrust on renewables cooling, say solar stakeholders

🕔20:03, 1.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Though India was a major inspiration behind the formation of the Gurugram-headquartered International Solar Alliance, the government’s earlier thrust on renewable energy seems to have abated, stakeholders say. One indicator was the government’s emphasis on coal-fired

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SBI-World Bank sanction Rs 2,300 cr loans for rooftop solar projects

SBI-World Bank sanction Rs 2,300 cr loans for rooftop solar projects

🕔07:04, 31.Oct 2017

Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) State-run State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced the sanction of loans worth Rs 2,317 crore in collaboration with the World Bank to finance grid-connected solar rooftop projects in the country. SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar told

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‘Renewable industry policy needed to achieve target’

‘Renewable industry policy needed to achieve target’

🕔16:59, 22.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India needs to have state-level renewable energy policies to achieve the national target of 175 GW by 2022, a report said on Friday. “The ecosystem of Renewable Energy in India is still fraught with constraints,in

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India will add over 10,000 MW solar energy this fiscal: Goyal

India will add over 10,000 MW solar energy this fiscal: Goyal

🕔10:50, 30.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 30  India will achieve the target for adding 10,500 MW solar power capacity in the current fiscal, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday.“The way things are progressing in solar energy sector, we will

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Cochin airport to be powered by solar energy

Cochin airport to be powered by solar energy

🕔15:21, 18.Aug 2015

Kochi, Aug 18  Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday inaugurated a 12 MW solar power plant at the airport here, making it solar energy powered. The plant comprising 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres in the cargo complex will

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Stress on use of solar energy to protect the environment

Stress on use of solar energy to protect the environment

🕔11:05, 6.Jun 2014

Bangalore, June 6  Increasing use of solar energy to protect environment and address the growing need for power across the country was stressed at a green summit here. “It is time to use renewable energy like solar and wind for

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