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India’s biggest floating solar power plant coming up in T’gana

By Mohammed Shafeeq (IANS) India's biggest floating solar power plant with a capacity of 100 megawatt is expected to become operational in Telangana next month. The project has been set up by the energy conglomerate National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)...

Cabinet okays India-France MoU on renewable energy

New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France to achieve the ambitious 450 gigawatts (GW) renewable energy capacity by 2030. The pact is in line with...

India one of world’s top markets for solar energy: ISA

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS): India is now one of the world's top markets for solar energy, a new report by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) said on Wednesday. The report, 'Ease of Doing Solar 2020', identified countries that were high...

Gujarat was first state to adopt policy for solar power: Modi

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three projects in Gujarat including the Kisan Sarvodaya Scheme, under which the farmers will get electricity during the day for the irrigation purpose and said that Gujarat...

Railways completes solar power installations at 960 stations

New Delhi (IANS) In a bid to achieve the objective of 100 per cent self-sustainability for all power needs, the Indian Railways has completed the task of installing solar power plants at 960 stations and ordered solar power panels...

PM dedicates Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project to nation

Rewa, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project, to the nation via video conference on Friday. It is Asia''s largest power project. Speaking on the occasion the Prime Minister...

India good example in solar auctions amidst pandemic: UN Secy Gen

New York, July 10 (IANS) As the world designs and implements Covid-19 recovery plans, it has a choice of either going back to where it was, or investing in a better, more sustainable future, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres...

Securing sustainable energy is the top agenda for India: Pradhan

New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that securing affordable and sustainable energy figures as a top agenda for India. Speaking at a session on 'Re-energizing India' at the India Economic Summit here today, the...

NTPC, SECI to set up dispute resolution in clean energy sector

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central government has proposed to set up a dispute resolution mechanism in the renewable energy sector to cater to the growing cases of disputes between stakeholders in the solar and wind sectors that has...

Modi wonders if India can become solar power battery hub

Vladivostok (Russia), Sep 5 (IANS) Amid his thrust on renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wondered whether India could become a hub of solar power battery manufacturing, which can play a major role in the march towards clean...

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Sony’s Indian arm funds fellowships for IISc women students

Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Sony India Software Centre set up 5 fellowships for post-graduate women students at the premier...