Solar Policy

REC Ltd, NIIFL collaborate on funding solutions for renewable energy, other infra projects

REC Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL) to collaborate on a suite of funding solutions for “Renewable Energy Projects” as well as large-scale infrastructure projects in India. REC Ltd is a Maharatna CPSE and also a leading NBFC that comes under the ambit of […]

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36 Municipal Schools in Mira Bhayandar to be solarised by MBMC

The Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), Thane, is taking significant steps to enhance energy efficiency by initiating the installation of rooftop solar plants across all municipal schools in the twin-city. Currently, there are 17 structures accommodating 36 municipal schools run by MBMC. The estimated cost of the solar power project is Rs. 50 lakh, with […]

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DGTR Will Continue Anti-Dumping Duty On Chinese EVA Backsheets

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended extending the anti-dumping duty on the import of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) backsheets from China for an additional five years. A recent DGTR investigation revealed that EVA backsheets are still being exported to India at prices below their normal value. And this, according to DGTR, is […]

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Varanasi Set To Embrace 25,000 Solar Rooftops In Two Months

The Uttar Pradesh government is set to launch an ambitious campaign to install solar rooftops on 25,000 households in Varanasi city. This gigantic initiative for the holy and world’s most ancient city, scheduled to be completed within two months, seeks to promote green and sustainable energy practices in Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime […]

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Tripura To Connect 9,250 Remote Houses With Solar Micro Grids

As the Central Government continues its infrastructure blitz in the North East, it has now allocated Rs 81 crore to the state of Tripura for the establishment of 274 solar microgrids in remote areas of the state. The solar based microgrid would illuminate more than 9,000 households and the initiative is part of the Ministry […]

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Telangana Looks To Power Over 5200 Schools With Solar Rooftop

The Telangana Government is striving to relieve government-run schools from the financial burden of electricity bills. The government will be introducing more solar power plants on the rooftops of its schools of different capacities. The plan involves installing solar power plants in a total of 5,267 schools, which includes 4,600 government and local body high […]

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Queensland Government Unveils Ambitious Plan to Establish 12 Renewable Energy Zones

The Queensland government announced its initiative to create 12 renewable energy zones (REZs) across the state, as part of a comprehensive $62 billion plan. The goal is to phase out coal power and transition to 80 percent renewable energy within a little over a decade. Recently, the Labor Palaszczuk government released a draft roadmap, Queensland […]

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Hungarian Energy Storage Scheme Worth €1.1 Billion Receives European Commission Approval

The European Commission has approved a Hungarian scheme worth €1.1 billion, designed to bolster the country’s shift towards a carbon-neutral economy by supporting the establishment of energy storage facilities with a capacity of at least 800 MW/1600 MWh. The scheme aims at enhancing the flexibility of the Hungarian electricity system by supporting storage investments to […]

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US Proposal For Fee Reduction for Wind and Solar Energy on Federal Lands

The Biden administration unveiled a new proposal on Thursday to formalize a significant project fee reduction for wind and solar energy developments on federal lands. The regulation aims to boost renewable energy deployment as part of the administration’s strategy to combat climate change. Last year, the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a division of […]

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