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Solar Powered Boat Service to Commence from January 12 in Kerala

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Kerala will script a new chapter in its transport sector when a solar powered boat will start its first service from Vaikom in Kottayam district, about 180 Kms from here, on January 12. State Transport Minister A K Saseendran said, ‘‘The solar powered boat would conduct its first service with 75 passengers on January 12 […]

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GARV-II Mobile App to track Rural Household Electrification and Citizen Engagement Window ‘SAMVAD’ Launched

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Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the ‘GARV–II’ App, as the next step in Government of India’s aim to provide access to electricity to all households in the country. The ministry notes that  under this module, village–wise and habitation–wise base line data on household electrification for all States has been […]

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Aruna Sharma inaugurates 5MW solar plant in Visakhapatnam

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Dr. Aruna Sharma, Secretary Steel has inaugurated the 5 MW Solar Plant installed by RINL at a cost of Rs.33 crores in the presence of Shri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL, Smt Urvilla Khati, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel and Directors of RINL in Vishakhapatnam. RINL has joined other major corporates in harnessing solar power with […]

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Rural Development Minister Kimidi Mrunalini asks farmers to use solar pumps

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Rural Development Minister Kimidi Mrunalini has asked farmers to use solar pumps and stressed on the use of solar devices for energy conservation reports The Hindu. The Minister flagged off a rally taken out by students of various colleges on Monday. The rally was organized as part of ongoing energy conservation week celebrations. Farmers would […]

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UPERC confers Dayalbagh Educational Institute with recognition for harnessing solar power

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The Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) has received recognition from the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission for its work in harnessing solar power and spreading awareness among students about saving energy. The university has been successful in meeting a major portion of its own electricity demand and distributes its surplus energy to local colonies in Dayalbagh. […]

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Gujarat’s Position Trips to Third in Solar Power Generation Capacity

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After losing its top rank to Rajasthan last year, Gujarat has now slipped further to end at third position in commissioned solar power capacity. Rapid capacity addition by Tamil Nadu helped the state to topple both Rajasthan and Gujarat from their respective top ranks. According to the MNRE, Tamil Nadu has topped the list with […]

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West Bengal Electricity Utility installs Smart Meters to Curb Power Theft

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In a bid to cut down power theft, the state power department has started installing smart metres for West Bengal Power Distribution Co Ltd. “We have set up a target to install such metres for 1.7 crore consumers. New connections are being given through smart metres,” state Power Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay said on the sidelines […]

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US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) Initiative launched to expand access to distributed clean energy projects

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Minister of State for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal and US envoy Richard Verma on Friday launched US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) Initiative. The U.S.-India Clean Energy Finance facility (“USICEF”) would support project preparation activities for distributed solar projects in order to unlock OPIC financing and mobilize public and private capital to expand access […]

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