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Solar cells from China, Malaysia face 25% safeguard duty 17.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The Chinese and Malaysian manufactured solar cells being imported to India is likely to attract 15% to 25% safeguard duty during the next two years. On Monday, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended three slab safeguard duty on imported solar cells from China and Malaysia, while exempting all other countries including United States of America, Taiwan and European nations. As per the recommendation made by DGTR, 25% of duty will be levied during the first year followed by 20% for a period of initial six months of the subsequent year and 15% duty in the last six months of the second year. The investigation report prepared by DGFT reads, "There has been a significant increase in imports and the domestic industry has suffered serious injury, considering overall performance, on the basis of listed economic parameters such as market share and profitability, which have sharply declined over the injury period 2014-15 to 2017-18 whereas market share of imports have increased during the ...
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Apple launches $300 million 'green' fund for China suppliers 16.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Apple it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive. The US giant said it and 10 initial suppliers would jointly provide the money for the China Clean Energy Fund, aimed at helping the companies make the transition to clean energy. Apple said the project would produce an initial one gigawatt of clean energy, equivalent to powering nearly a million homes. Most of Apple's products worldwide are assembled in vast production networks in China that employ hundreds of thousands of workers, and the company has taken various steps to reduce resulting carbon emissions. It said in April that its headquarters in Cupertino, California, had gone 100 percent renewable and announced initiatives to achieve the same in other Apple facilities worldwide. China's four-decade transition into an industrial behemoth has brought the side effects of severe air, soil and water pollution, and the ...
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As `foreign` economic advisers leave, a protectionist India returns 12.7.2018 Zee News : India National
At least a dozen government officials, policy advisers and members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Reuters that policy making has mostly been handed over to Modi`s own office and to a coterie of right-wing and nationalist economists.
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Transition to green economy could help India create three million new jobs 12.7.2018 Sify Finance
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Solar Energy is an effective option to save Environment: CM 12.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Inauguration of First Government Roof Top Solar Energy Plant Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that solar energy is not energy of future but it has become energy of today. Madhya Pradesh has established its image in the entire country in production of renewable energy. Chouhan was inaugurating the first Government […]
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Will pursue 15th Finance Commission to allocate more fiinds for solar power generation: Dy CM 12.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Will pursue 15th Finance Commission to allocate more fiinds for solar power generation: Dy CM
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Maharashtra government bats for solar projects on large dams 12.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
In a major push for the renewable energy sector and to overcome resistance to the acquisition of private land for infrastructure projects, the state government has set the ball rolling for floating solar power projects on large dams. This will see solar panels being installed on the Ujani dam, followed by sites like the Jaikwadi and Koyna reservoirs. A senior official from the Maharashtra energy department said the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MahaVitaran) had floated expressions of interest (EoI) for a 1,000 MW floating solar power project at Ujani dam. The project will be awarded through the tariff-based competitive bidding method, where the bidder quoting the lowest tariff is selected. "After Ujani, we are planning to take up work at the Koyna dam in Satara district and the Jaikwadi dam in Aurangabad," he added. At the Ujani dam, which is one of the largest in Maharashtra, and a crucial water supply and irrigation source for Solapur district, the project will cover 2,000 ...
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Rajasthan: PHDCCI tie-up with rating agency to help MSMEs 12.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The policy and industry needs should match and in this context the industrial chambers have to play a crucial role. In this context, it is, therefore, only appropriate that the PHD chamber has set up its office in Jaipur. This was stated by Vinod Zutshi, former secretary with the ministry of tourism, Government of India. Zutshi has stepped into the new role of special advisor to PHDCCI, Rajasthan.  He was speaking on the occasion of formal launch of the PHDCCI Rajasthan State Chapter in Jaipur. Zutshi said that the strength of Rajasthan is its heritage which is also the strength of tourism in the state. However, other sources of tourism must also be tapped since only one source can get saturated. He added that the solar power also happens to be one of the key strengths of the state. Solar thermal potential is highest in Rajasthan, however, it still remains largely untapped. This medium should be focused upon, he added.  Additional chief secretary industries and chairperson RICCO, Rajeeva Swaroop said ...
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Tata Power wins 250 MW solar project at Karnataka's Tumkur 11.7.2018 Sify Finance
Tata Power on Wednesday announced it had been awarded the state-run Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL) project to develop five solar projects totalling 250 MW in the state's Tumkur district.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates 16th Workshop On Greenhouse Gas Inventories in Asia 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Applauding the long-standing effort in creating a network of Asian countries on GHG inventory by Government of Japan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that for India, action on climate change is a moral and ethical responsibility and India is working under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, to achieve its obligations as per Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) principles.
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Sterlite Power wins 6 new transmission projects in Brazil 11.7.2018 Projects Monitor

In the recently concluded auction for transmission projects in Brazil, Sterlite Power emerged as the largest winner, clinching 6 lots at an investment of roughly USD 1 bn, securing about 65% of the capex under auction.  While most of Brazil’s power supply historically came from large hydro power plants, renewable energy is coming up to […]

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Siemens Gamesa to install two large onshore wind farm projects in South Africa 11.7.2018 Projects Monitor

 Siemens Gamesa will supply two wind farms with a combined capacity of 250 MW Installation of 109 units of wind turbines will commence in 2018 with completion scheduled for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply two wind farms in South Africa including 109 units of onshore wind turbines. The SWT-2.3-108 turbine will each feature […]

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Power disruptions hassle people during heavy downpour 11.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Trees uprooted during gusty winds; monsoon activities to continue, says weatherman Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Power outages were witnessed during heavy rainfall during the last three days in Bhopal. Power supply was snapped in many parts during rainfall on Monday evening. The main reason for power supply disruption is this that when it rains along with gusty […]
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India Korea Technology Exchange Centre inaugurated by Giriraj Singh 11.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 11 (NewsVoir): The India Korea Technology Exchange Centre was inaugurated at National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) on July 10 by Giriraj Singh, Minister of State (Independent
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What’s behind Delhi’s crazy electricity demand this summer? 11.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Delhi supplies the cheapest electricity compared to most other mega cities. That, combined with badly designed buildings and poor AC standards, is leading to a whopping, unsustainable consumption of energy, finds a CSE analysis. »
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India & Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) reaffirm their commitment to further advance ties in areas such as blue economy, climate change, disaster preparedness, health, education & renewable energy 10.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development Shri Upendra Kushwaha is on an Official Visit to the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) from 10-11 July 2018. This is the first ever Ministerial visit from India to Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI).
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India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre Inaugurated 10.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
       TheIndia-Korea Technology Exchange Centre was Inaugurated by the Minister of State (I/C) MSMEGiriraj Singh and Minister of SMEs and Start-ups of Republic of Korea, Hong Jong- haktoday in New Delhi.
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Gujarat signs MoU with KOTRA to strengthen trade, industrial relations 10.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 10 (ANI): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Industries and Mines Department under the Gujarat government and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
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Solar Power 10.7.2018 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh Rewa ultra mega solar project, the biggest in the world this has commenced generation and supply of solar power from the midnight of the July 6-2018. The 750 mega watt solar project is spread over an area of 1560 acres. It is recognized in India and abored for its robust project structuring […]
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ADB accords approval for lining project of the Son canal in Shahabad – Bhojpur region of Bihar; it will bring help agri-sector immensely in the region 9.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri RK Singh takes review of the project in a meeting; says tenders should be issued by the first week of October
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