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Data analysis: Despite green energy shift, government subsidies for coal remain high 12.2.2019 Scroll.in
Coal subsidies increased by 2% from 2014 to 2017, according to a study.
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Installed Capacity of Various Renewable Modes of Energy 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A total of 74.79 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country as on 31/12/2018 which includes 25.21 GW from Solar, 35.14 GW from Wind, 9.92 GW from Bio power and4.52 GW from Small Hydro Power.
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Crocodiles, snakes wash up in Australia floods 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Crocodiles, snakes wash up in Australia floods
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Woman delivers baby under torchlight due to power outage 1.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Woman delivers baby under torchlight due to power outage
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Focus on consumption and investment boost 30.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Guest Column: Tulsi Tanti, Founder & CMD, Suzlon Group The economy has made significant progress in combating inflation in recent years. India has emerged as the fastest growing major economy in the world. Over the last four years, inflation has averaged just over 4 per cent. In the last calendar year GDP grew at an average of 7.2 per cent. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity in the country has reached $82.1 billion in 2018, whereas Index of Industrial Production (IIP) rose 5.6 per cent year-on-year in April-October 2018. Focused reforms on doing business have helped India move up the rankings on Ease of Doing Business by 23 places to 77th position. The expectations from the Interim budget 2019-2019 are: 1. Re-introduction of Accelerated Depreciation To provide a level playing field for SME and small investors and to continue diversity in investments in the RE sector: Accelerated depreciation should be re-introduced @ 80 per cent for windmills and solar projects to retail investors with project size ...
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Support for renewables 29.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Sabyasachi Majumdar Given the criticality of power sector for the economy and the fact that there has been a significant focus on reliable power supply and 100 per cent rural electrification throughout the country, the central government may further augment the budgetary allocations towards its flagship schemes - Deendayal Upadhayaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DUGJY) and Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS). This apart, the system strengthening works & IT initiatives in these schemes would also enable some improvement in operating efficiencies, especially the distribution loss levels for state owned distribution utilities (discoms). Further, an enabling regulatory framework and higher budgetary support is expected towards renewables, mainly in rooftop solar segment with an aim to promote investments. Further, the execution of transmission network strengthening projects must be accelerated with higher allocation, given the increasing share of renewable energy in the electricity consumption mix. As wind and ...
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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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From Austria to Afghanistan, it's all snowed in! 17.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A cold snap in Europe and parts of America has caused chaos and crippled the lives of thousands.There have been over 20 weather-related deaths across Europe -- with snow continuing to fall across the continent.In America, Washington was blanketed in white after the US capital was hit by its first snow of the year.Here are glimpses from the snow bomb.
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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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How WhatsApp, the enabler of fake news, helped save lives in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In India, the notorious messaging app has been integral to the functioning of government departments in the aftermath of disasters and crises.
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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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Anti-Dumping Duty on Chinese Goods 7.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), erstwhile DGAD, had conducted investigations on subsidies on Chinese goods and imposed countervailing/anti-subsidy duty on the following products imported from China as per the provisions under Customs Tariff Act 1975 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment, and Collection of Countervailing Duty on Subsidized Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995: S.
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Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues Orange alert for Andaman Islands 5.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The IMD has also warned fishermen against venturing out to sea.
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Over 55% renewable energy MoUs signed in Vibrant Gujarat investors summits dropped 5.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Gujarat Government maintains that the state has been leading the renewable energy sector, but the latest numbers emerging from the biennial Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit since 2003 do not support the claims.
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For Adani it's 5th new business in five years 3.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The group will be in a better position to now scale up most of its segments irrespective of government policy, but the bad news others add is its growing debt.
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Morocco rates high in climate-change performance index 3.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an instrument designed to enhance transparency in international climate politics.
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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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Initiatives & Achievements of Ministry of Railways in the year 2018 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Railways achieved all- round progress during the year with firm focus on safety and passenger services by leveraging the latest in technology and marshalling the inherent strength of a highly dedicated workforce.
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Conspiracy alleged in NE dam construction 29.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Conspiracy alleged in NE dam construction
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