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New evacuation issued for wildfire in California 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The deadly wildfire that has scorched the US state of California for nearly two weeks still raged on Saturday and threatened a wealthy community northwest of Los Angeles, prompting new evacuations in Santa Barbara County.
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Belgium’s Colruyt Group targets India’s green energy, start-up space 16.12.2017 Hindu: Economy
Plans to invest ₹1,000 cr. in renewable energy as independent power producer
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All 438 Central Railway stations to have LED lights by March 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Central Railway is on way to install energy-saving LED lights at all its 438 stations by March 2018, and exploit solar and wind power in a big way to cut on electricity bills, an official said here on Saturday.
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Heritage bags second prize in energy conservation 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Heritage Foods Limited of the state has bagged second place in the dairy sector in the National Energy Conservation Awards 2017 presented by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power.Heritage...
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India's first offshore wind projects auction for 5GW in 2018 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India will invite bids for the first time to set up offshore wind power projects in the country with the government planning to auction for 5 gigawatt (GW) of capacity, New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K Singh said on Thursday.
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President of India gives away National Energy Conservation Awards and National Painting Competition Prizes for 2017 14.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presided as the Chief Guest over the National Energy Conservation Day celebrations, held here today.
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India to push for deeper strategic cooperation with ASEAN 13.12.2017 Latest News
A range of key issues including effectively tackling threat of terrorism, boosting maritime security cooperation and enhancing connectivity will be the other areas of deliberations at the India-ASEAN
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Government issues guidelines for tariff-based wind power procurement 12.12.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Ministry of Power today said it has issued guidelines to procure wind power through ‘transparent’ tariff based competitive bidding process. Government has issued guidelines providing a framework for procurement of wind power through a "transparent process" of bidding including standardisation of the process and defining of roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders. “These guidelines aim to enable the distribution licensees to procure wind power at competitive rates in a cost effective manner,” read the gazette published by Ministry of Power. The guidelines are applicable for procurement of wind power from grid-connected Wind Power Projects (WPP) having individual size of 5 Mega Watt (MW) and above at one site with minimum bid capacity of 25 MW for intra-state projects; and individual size of 50 MW and above at one site with minimum bid capacity of 50 MW for inter-state projects. “These guidelines will give boost to the wind power sector as it would facilitate the windy states to go for bidding ...
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Wind power gets policy tailwind 12.12.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The central government has put in place detailed guidelines for wind power generators to plug loopholes in contracts, reduce disputes and help achieve its ambitious target of generating 60,000 mw of power from the renewable energy source. "The wind power generator (WPG), in a bid to ensure timely commencement of power, will have to submit documents pertaining to land acquisition, no objection certificate and environment clearance, forest clearance and letter from the state and central transmission utilities confirming technical feasibility of connectivity," according to the 20 page guideline issued by the union ministry of power for tariff based competitive bidding process for procurement of power from grid connected wind power projects. Further, if the WPG supplies energy less than the energy corresponding to the minimum capacity utilisation factor (CUF), he will be liable to pay to the procurer, penalty for the shortfall in availability of energy, according to the norms. The power purchase period will ...
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Centre issues bid guidelines for procuring wind power 12.12.2017 Hindu: Business
Aims to prod windy States to opt for bidding process
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Centre issues guidelines for procurement of wind power 12.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
In a bid to boost the clean energy production in the country, the Centre on Tuesday issued guidelines for transparent procurement of wind power through tariff-based competitive bidding. The norms are significant because the government had decided to put for bidding 10 GW wind capacities each in 2018 -19 and 2019-20 to meet the target of 60 GW by 2022. At present, wind power installed capacity is 32 GW. These guidelines aim to enable the distribution licensees to procure wind power at competitive rates in a cost-effective manner. The guidelines issued under Section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003, providing a framework for procurement of wind power through a transparent process of bidding including standardisation of the process and defining of roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders, a power ministry statement said. The guidelines are applicable for procurement of wind power from grid-connected wind power projects (WPP) having individual size of 5 MW and above at one site with minimum bid ...
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EU commits to 9 bn euro climate finance 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The European Union on Tuesday announced 9 billion climate finance contribution -- the first major announcement made on the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement's second anniversary -- to achieve climate goals.
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Govt issues guidelines for wind power auction aimed at cost effectiveness 12.12.2017 Top Stories
The government has already auctioned 2 GW wind capacity so for in the first and second round this year.
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Guidelines issued for procurement of wind power through tariff based competitive bidding process 12.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Government has issued Guidelines under Section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003 providing a framework for procurement of wind power through a transparent process of bidding including standardisation of the process and defining of roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders.
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California Wildfire: Weary firefighters continue to battle forest fire for... 12.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
California Wildfire: Weary firefighters continue to battle forest fire for...
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Winds, rain disrupt transport across Spain, man missing 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A man who was swept out to sea off the Spanish island of Mallorca remained missing on Monday as an Atlantic depression dubbed Storm Ana made its way across the Iberian Peninsula, bringing with it strong winds and rain that have disrupted Spain's transport networks.
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California wildfire: weary firefighters brace for a second week of battle 11.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 800 buildings and charred 230,000 acres are bracing on Monday to protect communities menaced by flames along the stat...
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TVS Apache RR310: Absolutely stunning! 10.12.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
The Apache manages to strike a great balance between outright performance and everyday usability. To top it off, the build quality is absolutely top-notch and the bike looks absolutely drop-dead gorgeous.
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High turnout in Gujarat gives us hope, says Congress 9.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress said that the over 70 per cent voting in the first phase of Gujarat polls on Saturday has given it a hope of forming the government in the state, as a "high turnout of voters is a sign of change of power".
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All you need to know about India's NPA crisis and the FRDI Bill 9.12.2017 Hindu: Economy
Fiduciary trust, the underlying basis on which finance works, grants that money deposited in a bank is shielded from the vagaries of the market. However, that could be about to change given the passing of the FRDI Bill, which is pending before a Standing Committee of Parliament.
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