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Jan 29, 2019 10:33 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
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https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/green-energy-companies-see-red-due-to-cancelled-tenders-low-tariffs/67733291

India’s rapidly growing renewable energy capacity, a major achievement of the Modi government, faces a serious slowdown as investors are disappointed by the unrelenting focus on reduction of tariffs and multiple cancellation of bids after auctions.


Jan 29, 2019 10:32 am | editor_2

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The Tribune
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https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/haryana/now-farmers-can-opt-for-solar-powered-tube-wells/720409.html

The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has rolled out the facility of solar-powered tube wells for farmers across the state. It will be 40 per cent cheaper than that connected with the traditional grid.


Jan 29, 2019 10:30 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
Source Url: 
https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/power/ev-makers-seek-lower-duty-on-components-batteries/67734041

The electric vehicle industry is seeking customs duty rationalisation on batteries, cells, motor, controlling units and other components currently imported by OEMs. 


Jan 29, 2019 10:28 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
Wind Power Monthly
Source Url: 
https://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1524067/two-new-india-tenders-launched

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the agency entrusted with conducting wind auctions, has released its sixth tranche (SECI 6) wind tender for 1.2GW.

The SECI 6 tender planned originally for 2.5GW and issued in May 2018 was later retracted and was scaled down to 1.2GW by the government as it argues that small tenders are more effective than larger ones.


Jan 29, 2019 10:26 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
Source Url: 
https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/include-solar-and-electric-boats-under-fame-says-head-of-countrys-first-solar-ferry-firm/67724240

The government should add solar and electric boats under the Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles (FAME) policy in the upcoming Budget 2019, said Sandith Thandasherry, founder and chief executive officer, NavAlt Solar & Electric Boats, the company that launched India's first solar ferry in Kerala.


Jan 29, 2019 10:24 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
The Times of India
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https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/centre-to-replicate-bhopals-waste-management-model/articleshow/67731573.cms

Practical climate-friendly actions on the ground in Bhopal would become a model for Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Assessment of development results (ADR) of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) material recovery project, where unrecyclable plastic is being put to use, would become eligible for adaptable and transferable technologies replication, said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representative here on Monday.







 
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