User: servelots Topic: Energy
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Chandrababu Naidu ropes in noted agriculturist to promote organic farming in AP 14.6.2017 ET: Agriculture
This farming technique is aimed at zero production cost as it encourages usage of natural nutrients from soil, air and water instead of purchasing chemical products that reduces the soil’s fertility.
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AP urges Centre to reduce GST on certain goods & services 2.6.2017 ET: Policy
Yanamala pointed out that biogas was a renewable energy produced and consumed mostly in rural areas, so it should be taxed only as much as LPG is.
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How Swachch Bharat survey may have penalised clean cities 27.5.2017 TOI: India
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China surpasses India in biogas plants, exposing hypocrisy of gau rakshaks 23.5.2017 ET: Power
Economist TK Moulik explained that India had been among the pioneers in biogas technology but it had taken the Chinese a mere decade to overtake her.
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IIEST creates India's first smart grid project 17.5.2017 ET: Power
The project will soon be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee, IIEST Director Prof Ajoy Kumar Roy said.
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India, Sweden to further use of renewables to fight climate change 14.5.2017 ET: Power
Eva Svedling, State Secretary for Climate Policy, Sweden was recently in India with an aim to strengthen ties in the area of climate change.
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IREDA finances Rs 10,000 crore green projects during 2016-17 10.4.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
IREDA doubled its support for solar projects to Rs 4785.87cr in 2016-17 from Rs 2684.68cr in '15-'16, but its financing of wind projects fell to Rs 2511.69cr from Rs 2735.51cr.
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Innovation shows the way - from grass roots to Rashtrapati Bhavan 18.3.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Comprising students, farmers, budding entrepreneurs and even a school dropout, they are an eclectic bunch representing the best in Indian innovation and currently finishing their two-week stint as President Pranab Mukherjee’s guests at his expansive home, Rashtrapati Bhavan. Chosen from more than 400 candidates, the 10 grass-roots innovators have no qualifications or specialisation and no lofty college degrees either. From medicine to music and power to pottery, these ‘scholars in residence’ have invented unique devices to benefit everyday life in a variety of ways. “This was the very criteria for selection. They are some of the best minds in the country who have devised novel ideas in health, rural livelihood, power, music and agriculture,” said Dr Anil Gupta, Executive Vice Chair, National Innovation Foundation (NIF), who was in the selection committee. “We aim at exposing the grassroots innovators to ministries, government officials and resource persons in industry who would be interested in ...
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OMRON undertakes expansion in the smart energy segment 8.3.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Mar. 8 (ANI): Aiming to solve the critical issues faced the energy sector in India, OMRON updated its portfolio with an array of innovative solutions, which are being displayed at the
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With AC business heating up, LG and Godrej roll out plans for summers 7.3.2017 ET: Consumer Products
LG Electronics India rolled out 45 new models whereby it has made a shift of its split air-conditioner portfolio to inverter air-conditioners.
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IFC may invest up to $100 million in L&T Infrastructure Finance’s green bonds 4.3.2017 ET: Banking
IFC said that it would subscribe to non-convertible debentures of the non-banking finance company for the purpose of financing solar energy projects in India.
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Rajasthan, Haryana, Chhattisgarh discoms major gainers under UDAY 3.3.2017 ET: Power
"State power distribution companies are reporting handsome savings and improvements in operational efficiency and found ways of cutting down power theft under UDAY," a senior official said.
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Auto asset-backed loans stabilise in January: Moody's 2.3.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
The performance of rated Indian auto asset-backed securities (ABS) is not expected to deteriorate beyond March 2017.
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Low tariffs in reverse auction signifies improved cost competitiveness of wind energy sector, says ICRA 28.2.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Feb. 28 (ANI): Credit rating agency ICRA, the efficiency of wind-based energy generation is reflected in its low tariff rates, thus increasing cost competitiveness of wind based energy
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Wipro's new IoT-based solution to power wind parks 28.2.2017 ET: IETS
The solution manages wind turbines and associated IT infrastructure, including IT applications and security aspects to optimise operational expenditure, generate new revenue streams and future-proof a customer's business.
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Energy efficiency need of hour, says Niti Aayog 23.2.2017 ET: Policy
We need energy efficiency by maximising supply of renewable energy sources to realise the goal of #SDG 7 on affordable and clean energy access, Aayog said.
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Sikkim gets on board for UDAY, Rs 356-crore benefit seen 23.2.2017 ET: Power
The Government of India and Sikkim signed a MoU under UDAY, for operational improvement of the state's Power Distribution Department," a power ministry statement said.
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Niti Aayog to rank states on energy efficiency 23.2.2017 ET: Power
This will be sixth in a series of indices which the Niti Aayog had introduced for states over the past two years –– the others being health, education, water management, etc.
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Unhappy with telecom services, PM Modi seeks efficiency and accountability 22.2.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Clearly unhappy over poor telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday pressed for efficiency and accountability at all levels to bring about a visible change in the situation at the earliest. He reviewed the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances related to the telecom sector while chairing a meeting of Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI), an ICT-based multi-modal platform for interacting with various departments and states. "Most of the grievances are related to issues of poor service quality, connectivity and non-functioning of landline connections," a PMO statement said. During the meeting, Secretary, Department of Telecom, outlined the steps taken so far in this regard, it said. "The Prime Minister emphasized the need for improving efficiency, and fixing accountability at all levels to bring about a visible change in the situation at the earliest," the statement said. Modi recalled his review of the sector in April 2015 and said all available and ...
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GST can raise India's GDP growth to over 8%, says IMF 22.2.2017 DNA: Top News
The adoption of the GST could help raise India's medium-term GDP growth to over 8% and create a single national market for enhancing the efficiency of goods and services, the IMF said on Wednesday. At the same time, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) also expressed concerns over the implementation of the Goods and Service Tax (GST). "Although some uncertainties remain around the design and pace of implementation of the GST, its adoption is poised to help raise India's medium-term GDP growth to above 8% as it will create a single national market and enhance the efficiency of intra-Indian movement of goods and services," the IMF said in its annual country report on India. The IMF said larger than expected gains from the GST and further structural reforms could lead to significantly stronger growth, while a sustained period of continued low global energy prices would also be beneficial to India. Noting that India's tax revenue-to-GDP ratio (at around 17.5%) remains considerably below than its emerging ...
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