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Essel Infra to expand footprint in green energy 18.4.2018 General News
Essel Infra is committed towards expanding its foot-print in the green energy sector, a senior company official said. Essel Infra's 11.5MW waste-to-energy plant in Jabalpur has been rated as the second best project in integrated Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy category across India by the Housing and Urban Affairs ministry, a company statement said. Commissioned in May 2016, the plant generates 11.5 mw energy by recycling 600 tonnes of municipal solid waste per day and reducing over 37,000 tonnes of carbon emission for Jabalpur annually. * * * * * * APM Terminals launches cold storage facility in Chennai * APM Terminals, which is also known as Gateway Terminals India (GTI), today inaugurated a cold storage warehouse in Chennai. "The facility will ensure reliable and stable transport of cargo, including goods such as fish, fruits, medicines, and speciality chemicals, which require strict temperature control throughout the supply chain," APM Terminals Mumbai said in a ...
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PM Modi meets Theresa May, discusses climate change 18.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met with his British counterpart Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in London and touted 'new energy will be added in exsisting ties,' while discussing climate change."I'm confident that new energy will be added to our ties after today's meeting. I'm happy that UK will be part of International Solar Alliance (ISA), I believe this is not only a fight against climate change but our responsibility for future generations," PM Modi told Theresa May during meeting.The Prime Minister expressed his happiness to be able to interact with people here on the birth anniversary of Karnataka-based saint Basaveshwara."It is a matter of happiness for me that I will get to interact with people here on the birth anniversary of Lord Basaveshwara," the Prime Minister noted.British Prime Minister Theresa May, during the meeting, expressed hope to work together with her Indian counterpart for the people of both the countries.Prime Minister Modi, who is on a ..
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Rajasthan aims 3,780 mw solar capacity by April next 18.4.2018 General News
With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve the goal of 7,000 MW clean energy capacity in the next four years. The current solar power generation is contributing 10 per cent to the total power consumption in the state and we are targeting to increase it to 17 per cent by 2021, Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Managing Director B K Doshi told PTI. He said that solar power installation capacity in the state has reached to 2,280 MW by March this year and 20 projects of total 1500 MW are under pipeline and will be commissioned and start generating power by April next year. Work on various projects is in full swing. The second phase of Bhadla solar park near Jodhpur has been commissioned (680 MW) and its third phase (1000 MW) is under progress. Of the 1000 MW capacity under the third phase of Bhadla park, 500 MW will be commissioned in September this year and 500 MW
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With different ceiling rates, 7,670 MW solar projects on offer across India 17.4.2018 Latest News
Uttar Pradesh, which will host 1,650 MW of solar projects, will have ceiling rate of Rs 3.43/unit
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Suzlon commissions 626 MW wind power projects in FY'18 16.4.2018 General News
Renewable solution provider Suzlon said today that it has commissioned 626 MW of wind power projects in 2017-18 (FY18), the highest installations by any player during this fiscal. With this, Suzlon has gained a market share of 35 per cent despite an extremely challenging year for the sector and several hurdles due to the transition from feed-in-tariff (FiT) to bidding regime, a Suzlon statement said. As as result (of introduction of bidding regime), the overall wind industry installations plummeted to 1,766 MW in FY'18 (32 per cent of FY17 installations) due to stagnant volumes, uncertainty on power purchase agreements (PPAs) and policy environment, it added. J P Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, We have achieved this excellence despite a challenging year for the industry owing to the transition from feed-in-tariff (FiT) to the competitive bidding regime. We thank our team, 1,800+ customers, lenders, and vendor partners for their unwavering support." He further said,"FY'19 ...
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Congress banks on Siddaramaiah's 'Karnataka model of development' to see it through 11.4.2018 Rediff: News
The IIM-B's 'Karnataka innovation report' has become the basis for the Congress party's election narrative, particularly to distinguish it from the 'Gujarat model of development', reports Archis Mohan.
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Battleground Karnataka: What is Congress' 'Karnataka model of development' 10.4.2018 Top Stories
This report has become the basis for the Congress party's election narrative, particularly to distinguish the 'Karnataka model of development' from the 'Gujarat model of development'
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PTC signs PPA with Punjab for 200 mw from Karcham hydro proj 6.4.2018 General News
Power trader PTC India today said its has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Punjab state discom for the remaining 200 megawatt (mw) of capacity of the Karcham Wangtoo hydro project. The company had already sold 680 mw of the saleable capacity of the project to the state utilities of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan under long term PPAs. "With the sale of remaining 200 mw, the entire 100 per cent of the saleable power of the project is being supplied on a long term basis to various discoms," it said in a statement issued here. Having an installed capacity of 1,000 mw, the Karcham Wangtoo hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh is owned and operated by Himachal Baspa Power Company, a unit of JSW Group. "The electricity produced from the Karcham Wangtoo project will help the beneficiary states in improving their hydro-thermal mix and will be help in meeting peak load requirement in a cost effective and environment friendly manner," said Deepak
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Wind power tariff firms at Rs 2.5/unit in SECI auction 6.4.2018 General News
Wind power tariff firmed up further to Rs 2.51 per unit in the auction of around 2,000 MW capacities conducted by state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a source said. Wind energy tariffs had reversed their downtrend in February auction to quote at Rs 2.44/unit against all-time low of Rs 2.43/unit in an auction conducted by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd December last year. In the latest SECI auction that ended yesterday, Srijan Energy Systems (250MW), Sprng Energy (300MW), BLP Energy (285), Betam Wind Energy (200), Inox Wind Infrastructure Services (100 MW) and Adani Green Energy (MP) Ltd (300 MW) emerged as successful bidders quoting Rs 2.51 per unit, the source said. The source further said that Mytrah Energy (300 MW) and ReNew Wind Energy (TN) Pvt Ltd (300) are also successful bidder in the auction. According to industry experts, wind power tariff is firming up after dropping to all-time low of Rs 2.43 per unit. Wind power tariff had recovered to Rs 2.44 per unit in .
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RB commissions first solar powered facility; inks pact for 100% clean energ... 23.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
RB commissions first solar powered facility; inks pact for 100% clean energ...
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RB commissions first solar powered facility; inks pact for 100% clean energy supply 23.3.2018 General News
Consumer health and hygiene RB India, (erstwhile Reckitt Benckiser) today commissioned its first solar powered factory in Mysore as part of project Greenathon. The factory, running on 'green power' forms an extension to RB's continuous efforts to reach its worldwide sustainability targets, a company statement said, adding that as of today, the factory meets 75 per cent of the energy needs with solar energy and aims to be the first factory running on 100 per cent green power in India within couple of years. This marks RB's first power purchase agreement (PPA) in India, which forms a landmark in its sustainability journey. This initiative will enable reductions in carbon emissions by 80% for the Mysore site over the next 10 years. The company has signed a 10-year 2.4MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amplus Energy solutions. Amplus has developed 42 MW solar park called as Nayaka in Chitradurga, Karnataka that supplies energy to the Mysore plant. Radha Mohan Gupta Procurement ...
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Suzlon wins two wind power projects in Gujarat 19.3.2018 General News
Renewable energy solution provider Suzlon Group today said it has won two wind power projects of 300 MW and 200 MW. The Suzlon will install 238 units of S111 140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each, Suzlon said in a statement, adding that the projects will be located at Kutch district in Gujarat. According to the statement, Suzlon will execute both the projects on a turnkey basis and will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services. Commenting on the development, J P Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, "With the introduction of the bidding regime, the industry is poised to grow to 8-10 GW annually. We are best equipped to cater to the growing demand for renewable energy in India with our pan-India presence, comprehensive product portfolio, robust in-house R&D and best-in-class services". The S111 WTG is the latest addition to the 2.1 MW platform and features the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) technology. With
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Suzlon Energy commissions 340 MW solar power turnkey projects 15.3.2018 General News
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Time to respect the earth 9.3.2018 Hindu: Nxg
Karnataka unveils new policy to give impetus to green practices. By M.A. Siraj
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Power demand is already up by 200 MW 8.3.2018 Hindu: Rx
Bescom maintains that the State has enough power to meet the increasing demand
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US trade agency to support Tata Power 8.3.2018 General News
US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has extended its support to power discom Tata Power Delhi Distribution with a grant to explore and develop opportunities in the areas of distributed energy resources (DERs) such as integration of rooftop solar, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles. The grant agreement was signed by Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power-DDL and Heather K Lanigan, country manager, South Asia, USTDA on the sidelines of India Smart Grid Week 2018 in the national capital. The grant, which is part of the second phase of technical assistance, will help Tata Power-DDL evaluate different combinations of distributed energy resources that it could implement to improve its electric grid. Sinha said, The present agreement with USTDA will focus on optimal usage of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) so as to provide overall network and grid efficiency, grid stability and load optimisation by using more off-the-edge grid solutions. This will help the country to induct .
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Microsoft inks renewable energy deal for Bengaluru facility 6.3.2018 General News
Tech giant Microsoft today said it has inked its first renewable energy deal in India for powering its new facility in Bengaluru. The agreement will see Microsoft purchase 3 megawatts of solar-powered electricity from Atria Power for its new office building in Bengaluru, meeting 80 per cent of the projected electricity needs at the facility, Microsoft said in a statement. The company, however, did not disclose the financial details of the deal. The facility, which will be operational starting June, is spread over 5.85 lakh sq feet. The Karnataka government is encouraging investments in local solar energy operations, in line with the country's goal of ramping up solar power generation to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Once completed, the project will bring Microsoft's total global direct procurement in renewable energy projects to nearly 900 megawatts. "Investing in local solar energy to help power our new Bengaluru office building is good for Microsoft, good for India and good for the ...
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Microsoft inks renewable energy deal for Bengaluru facility 6.3.2018 Hindu: Industry
The facility, which will be operational from June
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India's secret weapon for renewable energy: Rooftop solar for businesses 6.3.2018 Latest News
India targets 40 gigawatt solar capacity from rooftops by 2022
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Solar power back on Gujarat's radar 5.3.2018 DNA: Money
It seems that solar power, which had been put on the backburner in Gujarat in the past few years, is back on the government's radar. If the state government's targets are anything to go by, the state will see more solar power capacity addition in each of the next five years than what has been installed in the state cumulatively in the last six years. As of December 2017, Gujarat's installed solar power capacity was 1,612 MW, the sixth highest among all states in the country. With installed capacity of 3,200 MW, Telangana is the top-ranked state. The other states ahead of Gujarat are Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. A senior Gujarat government official told DNA that the government is targeting 2,000 MW of solar power capacity each year till 2022. "We plan to add 2,000 MW solar power generation capacity every year for the next five years. This will be in Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects, solar parks, and other initiatives," Sujit Gulati, additional chief secretary of Energy & ...
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