Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Siemens Emerges Lowest Bidder For 1,200 E-Locomotives Worth Rs 20,000 Crore

German engineering major Siemens has won a contract to build 1,200 electric locomotives with 9000 HorsePower at Dahod in Gujarat for more than Rs 20,000 crore. The tender from Indian Railways was published in April this year. The Indian railways has set itself a net zero target of 2030, with a major part of the […]

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Gujarat’s Modhera is Now the First 24X7 Fully Solarised Village of India

Modhera exhibits a fine amalgamation of rich traditions and modernity today. The Gujarat village which is known for its eleventh century-built majestic Sun Temple situated on the bank of the Pushpavati River, has become the first village in the country that is powered round the clock by solar energy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Modhera […]

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Gujarat Allots 6000 Ha Land For Renewable Energy Park In Banaskantha

In a key decision, the state government of Gujarat has decided to make an allotment of more than 6,000 hectares of land for the development of a mega size renewable energy park. The large RE facility will come up in Banaskantha district that lies in the Rann of Kutch. This is one of the largest […]

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Germany Pledges €10 billion support for India to achieve 500GW RE by 2030

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Germany Chancellor Olaf Scholz signed a joint declaration in Berlin according to which Germany has pledged €10 billion ($10.52 billion) support to India until 2030 to help the country meet its target of raising its non-fossil energy generation capacity to 500 GW. PM Modi and Chancellor Scholz signed a joint […]

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‘Roadmap 2030’ : New India-UK Partnership Against Climate Change

At the India-UK Virtual Summit (Roadmap 2030 for a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership) held on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed off on a new shared roadmap which will pave the way for a stronger engagement over the next decade in the key areas of people to people contacts, trade […]

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India’s Energy deficit Shrinks to less than 1% in 2018: NITI Ayog

Cumulative installed capacity has nearly doubled, from 35.5 GW in 2013-14 to about 70 GW in 2017-18. The installed power generation capacity in India has risen to 344 GW and its energy deficit, which stood at over 4 per cent in 2014, has shrunk to less than one per cent in 2018, an official release said. NITI […]

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Renewable Energy Pact with Peru Approved by Union Cabinet

The agreement aims to establish the basis for a cooperative institutional relationship to encourage and promote technical bilateral cooperation on new and renewable energy issues on the basis of mutual benefit equality and reciprocity. For the promotion of renewable energy projects in the country, a Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved an […]

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PM Extends Invitation to Kazakhstan to Join Solar Alliance

PM also held series of meetings with leaders of other SCO countries. Those include Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. On the sidelines of the 18th summit of the eight-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), held in China’s Qingdao city, Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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Small African Nations Seek Indian Support Through ISA

Speaking on the sidelines of Fourth Smart Cities India 2018 Expo, underway at the Pragati Maidan, Gambian Ambassador said that they are seeking technical support from India through ISA. She was referring to small population nations of the African continent. To build up their solar capacity, small African nations are looking towards India for assistance […]

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