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Category: Renewables
Last updated: Jan 18 2018 20:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Subsidies alone will not scale up solar pumps: CEEW 18.1.2018 General News
A subsidy-led approach alone may not achieve the target of one million solar pumps by 2021 and the government must target marginal farmers, an independent study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said on Thursday.
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Political parties in Meghalaya gear up for Feb 27 elections 18.1.2018 General News
Political parties in Meghalaya are gearing up for the February 27 assembly polls, the schedule for which was announced by the Election Commission today. The term of the present House expires on March 6. The ruling Congress that currently has 23 MLAs in the 60-member assembly said they are ready to battle it out keeping the interest of the common people in mind. "We welcome the decision of the Election Commission. The Congress will be voted to power again as it is the only party that can provide a pro-people government," he said. The Congress had recently faced a major setback when five of its MLAs resigned from the assembly and joined the NPP and two other legislators moved to the BJP and the newly formed People's Democratic Front. The regional parties - UDP, HSPDP and the NPP - are of the view that "a wind of change" is blowing in the state. Leader of Opposition and United Democratic Party president Donkupar Roy said the people of Meghalaya will vote for the regional ...
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India to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects 18.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects
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IND Renewable Energy to hold board meeting 18.1.2018 General News
On 27 January 2018
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As gas crisis hit, China coal miners, utilities ramped up output 18.1.2018 General News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's coal miners and thermal power plants ramped up output to their highest in years in December, data showed on Thursday, in a rush to feed unexpectedly strong demand from millions of homes as natural gas shortages triggered a winter heating crisis.
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Air pollution: Only one in 1,000 Indians reside in area not exceeding PM2.5 levels, 'safe' by WHO standards 18.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
In 2015, only one in 1,000 Indians lived in areas where particulate pollution did not exceed the World Health Organisation's (WHO) safe levels for PM 2.5.
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CBI arrests resort owner in Hyderabad 18.1.2018 General News
The CBI has arrested a resort owner from Hyderabad on a complaint by the Indian Overseas Bank, alleging bank fraud of over Rs 54 crore. G S Chakravarthi Raju, the Chairman of Leo Meridian Infrastructure Projects and Hotels Limited, was arrested by the Bengaluru unit of the agency from Hyderabad yesterday. Raju's company runs Leonia resort in Hyderabad. No official of the company was available for comment on Raju's arrest. The CBI has alleged that a term loan was sanctioned to Raju's company under multiple banking agreements after which the Indian Overseas Bank joined as a consortium member led by the Bank of Baroda. Raju was granted term loan to part finance the construction of 318-room hotel project in Bommraspet village in Andhra Pradesh. The cost of the project was over Rs 485 crore with the Indian Overseas Bank's portion in the loan being Rs 25 crore. The accused had stopped construction work during March 2012, the FIR had alleged. The account was classified as a Non ..
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Govt to set up USD 350 million solar development fund 18.1.2018 General News
The government will set up a USD 350 million solar development fund for financing solar projects, New and Renewable Energy and Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh said today. Over the years, the minister said, renewable energy has become cheaper and is set to replace conventional energy, which is a healthy development. India has one of the fastest growing renewable energy programmes in the World and the country would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity well before 2020, he said. The minister said that International Solar Alliance (ISA) shall help mobilise sufficient funds for solar energy projects. On receipt of 15 ratifications, ISA Framework Agreement entered into force last month "thereby making ISA a de jure treaty based international intergovernmental organisation." So far 19 countries have ratified and 48 countries have signed the ISA Framework Agreement. In one of its first outreach programmes post ratification, the ISA hosted a two-day
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Government to set up $350 mn solar development fund 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The government will set up of a $350 million solar development fund for financing solar projects, Power Minister R.K.Singh has said.
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International Solar Alliance Forum at World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi Shri R.K. Singh announces $ 350 million Solar Development Fund by the Government of India for Solar Projects Financing 18.1.2018 General News
International Solar Alliance Forum at World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi
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Yes Bank ties up with Amplus Energy Solutions 18.1.2018 General News
Amplus Energy Solutions today announced entering into a pact with private sector lender Yes Bank for strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy space in India. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed at International Solar Alliance pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi, the company said in a statement. "Yes Bank will look for bankable projects to invest in and Amplus will develop them," the company said. Under the partnership, the total projects capacity is likely to be up to 1,000 mw under the partnership, it said adding that these projects would be developed by Amplus by 2023. Speaking about the partnership, Amplus Energy Managing Director and CEO Sanjeev Aggarwal said, "Our partnership with Yes Bank is a perfect match for solar projects in India as we can provide installation, operational and maintenance expertise and Yes Bank can fund eligible projects, it provides a 360 degree offering for firms looking to install solar ...
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Govt to set up $350 mn fund in bid to add 175Gw in renewable energy by 2022 18.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Installed renewable power capacity is currently about 60 GW, and India plans to complete the bidding process by the end of 2019/20 to add a further 115 GW
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India sets up $350 million fund for International Solar Alliance 18.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Nine companies submit Letters of Intentions for solar projects
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Gujarat Industries Power Company to discuss results 18.1.2018 General News
On 8 February 2018
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Will Modi's dream of 'electricity for all' ever come true? 18.1.2018 Rediff: Business
The need of the hour is to strike a balance between the capability of the conventional and the prospect of the renewable to give a realistic shape to the Prime Minister's vision, says Rajiv Mishra.
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Study reveals only one in 1,000 Indians lives in area with clean air 18.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In 2015, about 75% of deaths attributable to PM 2.5 exposure were in rural India, the study found
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Trump says solar tariff decision coming soon, stakes huge for industry 18.1.2018 General News
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the United States, "Everybody goes out of business."
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Malappuram school wins all-Kerala tech school fete 18.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Students from 39 technical schools across State take part
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Adani to double its Rs 750 cr investment in Bengal in five years 17.1.2018 General News
Adani Group, which is expecting to double the capacity of its edible oil refinery at Haldia in West Bengal, will double its current investment of Rs 750 crore in the state to Rs 1,500 crore in the next five years, a company official said here on Wednesday.
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India will need at least $125 billion to fund renewables dream: government official 17.1.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country's grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters, underlining the immense financing challenge ahead.
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