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India was never an aggressor, always propagated peace 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has said that India never was an aggressor and attacked any country despite being known as Vishwaguru once upon a time and always believed in the philosophy of "Sarve Janah Sukhino Bhavantu".
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Students Design Driverless Bus That Runs on Solar Power, Cost Rs 15 Lakh 17.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Indian researchers have unveiled a first-of-its-kind bus -- an autonomous vehicle powered by solar energy. Globally, most autonomous vehicles developed till date are powered by petrol, diesel, CNG or...
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Try to increase electricity production from solar power projects 17.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Minister for New and Renewable Energy Harsh Yadav said that attention should be paid to increase electricity production from Solar Energy projects being run in the state. Along with this, speed for implementation of Solar Pump Yojana should be accelerated. During the review meeting, Yadav gathered information in detail about the activities of […]
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Guv for use of alternative energy 17.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Guv for use of alternative energy
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Clean-up act 14.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
With India determined to have 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, the govt has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW of solar & 20 GW of wind energy by March 2020, leaving it with just 2 years for execution of projects In view of its commitment to its Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has pledged that by 2030, 40  per cent of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources and 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power. The substantial higher capacity target will ensure greater energy security, improved energy access and enhanced employment opportunities. With the accomplishment of this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world, even surpassing several developed countries. Renewable energy A total of around 73.35 GW of renewable energy capacity has ...
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Headwinds for solar energy 14.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Trends driving the sector in 2019 India’s enthusiasm as a key proponent of the historic Paris Agreement created an ambitious target of ‘100 GW solar power generation’ for the country. The trends in renewable energy and specifically the solar energy, over the last few years have been driven majorly by this target. In the Utility sector, which translates to about 60% of the target, many market forces as well as government intervention are playing crucial roles in shaping the trends. However, going forward we expect the following to shape the trends in the coming years: Project delivery: A lot of larger wind and solar utility projects have been facing delays on account of project development delays, delays due to land acquisitions and delays due to transmission availability. This commissioning of new utility scale projects has been significantly subdued in the recent past. The low tariffs: The falling tariffs have created an unrealistic tariff expectation among state-owned utilities the past year with ...
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Vikram Solar awarded with ‘Best Contribution in Solar Energy’ at CBIP Awards 10.1.2019 Projects Monitor

Mumbai, January 5, 2019: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider was today awarded with ‘Best Contribution in Solar Energy’ at the CBIP Awards 2019 for outstanding contribution to the nation in the development of renewable energy sector. The award was conferred to Vikram Solar by the Hon’ble Minister of Power and […]

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Pranav R Mehta becomes first Indian to Head Global Solar Council 8.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 8 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): A visionary in the field of Solar Energy and the chairman of National Solar Energy Federation, Shri Pranav R Mehta, has taken over as the president of Global
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India is planning to achieve 50 GW of prodction from renewbale energy by 2028 8.1.2019 Taylor Marsh
India is planning to achieve 50 gigawatt (GW) of production from renewable energy by 2028, in order to get to its goal of 40 per cent of electricity generation from non-fossil fuels by 2030, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy secretary, Anand Kumar said at the India-Norway Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi. Of this …
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Go Green Initiatives in Indian Railways 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
 Railways have undertaken some major initiatives to Go Green. The details of the areas/activities identified and their present status are as under: Ministry of Railways has planned to set up 1000 Mega Watt (MW) solar power by 2020-21 which would help Railways to source about 10% of its electrical energy from renewable source.
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IL&FS puts commercial, residential properties up for sale 31.12.2018 Zee News : Business
It has invited bids from interested buyers for properties (commercial and residential) in Mumbai and one in Kolkata.
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BHEL not working to promote solar energy 31.12.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, No work is being done to promote solar energy by the state-run Bhel unit.It is worth mentioning that a 10 MW solar plant has not been set up so far, on the other hand, the construction of the proposed solar panel in block-4 of BHEL factory could not be started in the last […]
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Haryana farmers to get 44,000 pending tube-well connections in 6 months: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar 28.12.2018 Zee News : States
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that about 44,000 tube well connections pending since January 1, 2014 by March 31, 2019, will be issued to farmers of the state in the next six months.
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PM addresses Jan Abhar Rally in Dharamshala to mark one year of Himachal Pradesh Government 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed a Jan Abhar Rally at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, to mark the completion of one year of the State Government. Before arriving on the dais, the Prime Minister visited an exhibition on government schemes.
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Bids for setting up of Wind Power Projects of over 8000 MW Capacity Finalised 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The wind power projects in the country are installed on the basis of commercial viability through tariff based competitive bidding process. As on date, the bids for setting up of wind power projects of aggregate 8389.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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Promotion of Solar Energy 20.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
             The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing various schemes in the country, including in Madhya Pradesh, to promote solarenergy.
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GE Renewable Energy bags ReNew Power order for 300 MW wind turbines 20.12.2018 Sify Finance
US major GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Indian clean energy firm ReNew Power to provide 120 GE 2.5-132 turbines for the Gadhsisa Wind Farm in Gujarat, according to a GE statement.
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Shell picks 49% stake in Cleantech Solar 20.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to take 49 per cent stake in Cleantech Solar — a leading developer of solar energy systems in South East Asia and India, according to a statement. Shell will have an option to increase its holding in Cleantech after 2021. The deal is expected to close in January 2019. Cleantech Solar in a statement said, "Shell Eastern Petroleum (Shell) has signed an agreement to acquire a 49 per cent interest in the company, with the possibility to increase its position after 2021". This investment will be Shell's second major solar investment this year, giving it an immediate path to an established commercial and industrial platform in Southeast Asia and India. In January, Shell acquired stake in US solar company Silicon Ranch Corp. Cleantech Solar will continue to operate under its existing management and name.a "Over the last four years, Cleantech Solar has witnessed substantial growth, having signed over 120 contracts with local and multinational corporations in ...
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Shell acquires stake in Asia-focused Cleantech Solar 19.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to acquire a 49 percent stake in Asia-focused firm Cleantech Solar, the energy giant's second investment in solar power this year.
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