Tags: renewable energy

NTPC signs MoU with NIIF to explore business opportunities in areas like renewable energy

NTPC Ltd, a central PSU under Ministry of Power and Country’s largest power generation company, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), acting through National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL), to explore opportunities for investments in areas like renewable energy, power distribution among other areas of […]

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States need to Support Transformation Policy for a Robust RE Sector: Piyush Goyal

The power sector, which has come a long way, having sufficient power for all, will need cooperation from states and political will to make it the true growth engine of the economy. Speaking at the Inaugural Ministerial Plenary of a virtual conference and exhibition – Aatma Nirbhar Bharat – Opportunities in Renewable Energy Manufacturing – […]

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SCCL planning to set up 500 MW floating solar power plants in Telangana

Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is reportedly planning to install 500 MW floating solar power plants in Telangana. The state-owned coal miner SCCL in a statement released on Monday said the proposed floating solar power plants would be set up along with the Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation. The state renewable energy corporation has […]

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Indian Railways set to transform into Green Railways by 2030

In a bid to transform the Indian railways into Green Railways by 2030 the Ministry of Railway in recent past has taken many initiatives towards mitigation of  global warming and combating climate change. Ministry of Railways in a statement on Monday said Railway electrification, improving the energy efficiency of locomotives and trains and fixed installations, […]

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Global investment in new renewables capacity rose 5% in 1H 2020: BNEF

Renewable energy capacity investment showed great resilience in the first half of 2020, in the face of the unprecedented economic shock caused by the coronavirus, according to the latest figures from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). The data, drawn from BNEF’s world-leading database of deals and projects, show that one sub-sector of renewables – offshore wind […]

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Cargill expands its renewable energy portfolio, demonstrates commitment against climate change

Cargill is making progress in its operations with new renewable energy projects. Recently the company announced ten new global renewable energy projects, most of which will be online in the next year. Cargill currently uses 15 different renewable energy sources around the world, including wind and solar power. These renewable energy projects represent a vital […]

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Researchers at NREL Points to Strategies for Recycling of Solar Panels

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have conducted the first global assessment into the most promising approaches to end-of-life management for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. PV modules have a 30-year lifespan. There is currently no plan for how to manage this at end of their lifespan. The volume of modules no longer needed […]

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Adopt Green Architecture and Promote solar energy: Vice President Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called upon the architects of the country to adopt green architecture and promote solar energy in upcoming building projects. “Renewable energy sources such as solar energy should be promoted in the upcoming building projects,” Naidu said while virtually addressing the inaugural ceremony of the national convention of the […]

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Exemptions to Solar developers from customs duty on Chinese imports to cost India Rs 50000 crore: AISIA

All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) recently said that India will lose nearly Rs 50,000 crore in foreign exchange if solar developers are given exemption from basic customs duty on Chinese imports. On July 1, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh had said that Chinese imports for public solar projects will […]

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ADB, IEA Renew Agreement to Collaborate on Energy Sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to scale up collaboration and advance progress on sustainability with increased focus on energy sector resilience in Asia and the Pacific. “The energy sector is a key driver of growth and human development, especially during recovery from […]

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