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CIL, RRVUNL Sign MoU for 4100 MW Power In Rajasthan

Coal India Limited (CIL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RRVUNL) for the exploration and execution of 4,100 MW capacity power projects on March 10. The proposed electricity generation by CIL would be through a mix of coal-fired thermal power plants, solar projects, pump storage plants and wind […]

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NTPC invites proposals to produce torrefied biomass pellets from Startups

NTPC has invited proposals to provide a unique platform for the Indian startups that could help develop a biomass ecosystem in the country. The platform will be put in a shape by NETRA, the R&D wing of NTPC, for production of the torrefied biomass pellets that are well-suited for decentralized small-scale users. The last date […]

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CERC Order Makes Biomass Generated Power Formula driven

Energy from Biomass use at coal fired stations in India just overcame a small hurdle of measurement, with a CERC order laying down the formula to do it. In an important development for power producers generating power using biomass, the CERC (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission) took suo motu cognizance, and issued its guidelines for estimation […]

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Rise of Renewable Energy to Put Competitive Pressure on Coal Plants: Fitch

The report further said that the share of renewable energy sector will be further boosted by falling technology cost and increasing availability of cheaper finance. Despite the dominance of coal as a major source of electricity, a steady shift towards renewable energy is slated create competitive pressure on some thermal power plants, especially in developing […]

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Bihar Planning to Have 2 GW Solar Power by 2022, says Sushil Modi

The state government is committed to producing 2000 MW (2 GW) of electricity through solar energy by 2022. The two power plants are slated to be commissioned by 2022 and each will produce 350MW of electricity using solar energy. As decided by the government of Bihar, the power plants situated at Pirpainti in Bhagalpur and Kajra […]

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Solar Panel Warranty Insurance Policy Introduced by ICICI Lombard

The park developers and park owner will be the sole beneficiary as insured, which the Solar Panel Warranty Insurance aims to cater at large. Solar park developers can now be covered by ICICI Lombard General Insurance, the company recently announced. While announcing the company stated “The standalone insurance product gives comfort to lenders and investors […]

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