Tags: renewable energy

10,000 Schools in Odisha to be Solar Powered

The solar powered proposed project would be implemented in the schools having eco-clubs, said Energy Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick. Odisha Government has decided to make 10,000 schools functional on solar energy. The proposed project would be implemented in the schools having eco-clubs, said Energy Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick. Addressing a meeting at the Jayadev Bhawan […]

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Belgian Firm Plans to Invest Rs 1,000 Crore in Renewable Energy in India

Over the next one to two years, Belgian Firm will invest anywhere between Rs 800 – Rs1,000 crore for renewable energy venture in India. Belgian retail giant Colruyt Group is gearing up to make a big splash in the renewable energy space in India and has lined up an investment of around Rs 800-1,000 crore […]

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Hungary Plans Big Push in Solar Power Generation

The government supports the creation of as many solar power plants in Hungary as possible says Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff Hungary will relax rules on the construction of small solar power plants and subsidize loans to landowners as part of efforts to promote renewable energy, a government official said. The country’s […]

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Genex Power Appoints UGL as Preferred EPC Contractor for 270MW Kidston Solar Power Project

UGL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian publicly listed company CIMIC Group Limited, which is a world-leading infrastructure, mining, services and public private partnerships group. Genex Power Limited has announced the appointment of UGL as EPC in relation to the development of the 270MW Kidston Stage 2 Solar project (K2-Solar) at Kidston, North Queensland. The […]

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Saudi Arabia to Establish $51.22 Million Solar Plant in Bangladesh

The solar power plant is expected to produce 40MW to 100 MW of power in Bangladesh and will be completed within six months. Saudi Arabia has signed solar power agreement in Dhaka to set up $51.22 Million solar plant in Bangladesh. The agreement was signed between the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry […]

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GST Increases Cost of Solar Projects by 12 Percent, Says AISIA

Under the current GST regime, “solar power cost will see upward escalation”, the All India Solar Industries Association said. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has led to 10-12 percent rise in overall cost of solar projects, the All India Solar Industries Association has said, while petitioning the government against the rise in tax incidence […]

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INDIA Marches Ahead

As 2017 comes to an end, it is worth taking a holistic look at the Indian solar market to analyze key trends, challenges and outlook. By many accounts, the Indian solar power industry is on a roll. According to a report released by consulting firm Bridge to India, India is expected to reach an installed […]

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Mumbai Temple Harnesses Solar Power to Reduce Annual Power Bills By 40 Percent

The prominent Manas Mandir derasar in Shahapur has installed solar rooftop panels that will reduce pollution and save 40 percent of its annual cost of electricity. Many Mosques and temples in several parts of India have started to harness electricity from renewable energy sources. This time, the prominent temple in Mumbai, Manas Mandir derasar in […]

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