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Uttarakhand comes up with innovative rooftop solar policy – Rs. 9.2 per KWhr injected into the grid is quite attractive

With power demand growing 10-15 percent annually, and the hydropower sector taking a beating in Uttarakhand, the government has come out with a new policy to harness solar energy using unutilised space on rooftops and wasteland around buildings. “Uttarakhand has … Continue reading

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India’s Off-grid Renewables Initiative Changing Lives in Ladakh

Ladakh, a remote district of India’s northernmost state, is currently benefiting from the largest off-grid renewable energy project in the world. The Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is spending INR473 billion (US$88.8 million) on decentralized solar and hydro … Continue reading

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Mixed Greens: EU talks climate targets as global fossil subsidies hit $2tn for oil, natural gas, coal and electricity production

The European Union has proposed a new package of carbon and renewable energy targets for 2030 that could see the introduction of a 40 per cent carbon reduction target, as well as a 30 per cent share target for renewable … Continue reading

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Odisha Releases RfS of 25MW SPV under RPO of the State – Batch III

Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency, the State Nodal Agency (under Government of Odisha in Science and Technology Department), for promotion of renewable energy in the State intends to set up a Solar PV Power Project of 25 MW through a process of RfS … Continue reading

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Study stresses on renewable energy to manage TN power crisis

Tamil Nadu has a solar policy, but no notified policy on renewable energy. Hit by acute power shortage, Tamil Nadu would be able to overcome the situation only with a change in “mindset” of policy makers and industry leaders regarding … Continue reading

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ACME Bikaner wins 25 MW solar project in Odisha, quoting a tariff of Rs 7.28 per kWhr

ACME Bikaner Solar Power Pvt Ltd has emerged the winner in the 25 MW solar PV programme of the Odisha Government, quoting a tariff of Rs 7.28 per kWhr. The company, a subsidiary of ACME Tele Power Ltd, will invest … Continue reading

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Tidal Power still very expensive, as Gujarat enters into agreement with US firm

The Gujarat government has entered into a preliminary agreement with US firm Atlantis for starting a 50 MW tidal wave power project at either of the two spots, but preferably in the Gulf of Kutch, “a senior official said, adding, … Continue reading

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