Tag Archives: Farooq Abdullah

Sunrise sector steers ahead

It is the country’s biggest initiative to make the most of sunny days. Initiated as part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Solar Mission has propelled the country to new heights as far as clean energy is … Continue reading

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15780 off-grid SPV Power Plants with total capacity of 13.25 MWp Sanctioned in 2012-13

The Ministry has sanctioned 15780 off-grid solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plants of total capacity of 13.25 MWp to be installed on individual houses in the country during 2012-13. Under the Off-grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Scheme of Jawaharlal Nehru National … Continue reading

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The Myth: Renewable Energy Contributes 12.5% in total power generation in India

Natgrp: Given 15-30% PLFs of renewable energy sources like Wind and Solar, RE in reality contributes below 5%, to the actual KWh energy generation in the country The present installed capacity of power generation in the country is about 2,12,829 … Continue reading

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JNNSM has 70% of foreign Solar Cells / Modules installed in 77 projects to date

The Government has stipulated certain technical measures to ensure quality of the PV modules used in Solar power projects taken up under different Central schemes of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). During last 3 years and current year … Continue reading

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Centre to set up first geothermal power project in Ladakh: Farooq Abdullah

As part of promoting non-conventional energy, the government is setting up its first geothermal power project in Ladakh, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said today. “We are working on that. Our first project on geothermal with … Continue reading

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Wind to loose tax accelerated depreciation break come April 2012

Source: Bloomberg India will discontinue a tax break for wind farms starting in April, the beginning of the financial year, potentially stalling growth in a $3 billion market dominated by turbine-supplier Suzlon Energy Ltd. “Accelerated depreciation will go away in … Continue reading

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