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Tamil Nadu to ink more investment agreements: Jayalalithaa


April 18th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will sign investment agreements with several automobile and auto component makers and come out with a series of industry-specific policies soon, Chief ... Read more...

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Tibet to have solar power generation base


April 17th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) A solar photovoltaic power generation base is being built in the second largest city in Tibet to ease winter power shortage by harnessing the ample amount ... Read more...

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Japan keen on industrial corridor, freight train in south India


February 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Japan is more keen on building an industrial corridor and the high-speed rail freight corridor between Chennai and Bangalore than the bullet train project, said an ... Read more...

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Numeric Power sells UPS business for Rs.859 crore


February 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) City-based Numeric Power Systems Ltd will deploy the sale proceeds of the uninterrupted power systems (UPS) business in strengthening its renewable energy (wind and solar) and ... Read more...

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Abound Solar, Solarsis commission plant in Andhra


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Abound Solar and Solar Integration Systems India Pvt Ltd (Solarsis) Monday announced the commissioning of a 1MW solar photovoltaic plant at Kadiri in Andhra Pradesh.The commissioning ... Read more...

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India to have 2 GW solar power capacity by 2013


November 9th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) India plans to have two gigawatts (GW) of solar power generation capacity by March 2013, a top official said Wednesday.The ministry of new and renewable energy ... Read more...

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Modi launches mega solar power project


June 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Khadoda (Gujarat), June 10 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated the first phase of the 10 MW Azure solar power plant here, one of the largest such ... Read more...

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Punjab approves canal solar power project


June 8th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) In a first of its kind venture in the country, the Punjab government Wednesday approved the setting up of a project which will generate solar power ... Read more...

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Economy, environment should go hand-in-hand: Jairam


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's approach towards environmental growth has to keep pace with economic growth to achieve the targets of "green economy", Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh ... Read more...

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Lanco Solar bags Rs.884.18 crore solar power project


May 26th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Lanco Solar, a fully owned subsidiary of Lanco Infratech, Thursday said the company in consortium with Juwi Renewable India had bagged a Rs.884.18 crore ($195 million) ... Read more...

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Rajasthan can attract trillion-dollar investments: Pilot


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Rajasthan has the potential to attract trillion-dollar investments and become the number one state in India, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin ... Read more...

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Punjab agency to install solar plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan


May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has been selected to install a solar power plant at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in the national capital, an official said ... Read more...

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Gujarat to have Asia’s largest solar power park


December 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Charanka (Patan), Dec 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday laid the foundation stone of what is touted to become the largest solar power park in Asia.Modi said this would ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu framing policy for rooftop solar power generation


October 19th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has almost finalised its policy on encouraging roof top solar power generation while implementing a Rs.447 crore project to reduce transmission and distribution (T&D) ... Read more...

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US energy firm to invest $2.4 bn for solar power plants


October 8th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) US-based energy firm Bergamo Acquisition Corp Friday said it has entered into a joint venture with an Indian company to construct six solar thermal power plants of ... Read more...

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Solar power generation in Raipur


September 25th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivshankar SarthiRaipur (Chhattisgarh), Sep.25 (ANI): In a novel initiative, a solar panel has been set up in Chhattisgarh's capital city Raipur to prevent long disruptions of work caused by closing down ... Read more...

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Solar mission to reduce cost of solar power: Ministry


August 18th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission will aggressively target decreasing the cost of solar power, a renewable energy ministry official said here Wednesday. "Capacity addition targets and policy instruments under ... Read more...

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CESC to foray into solar power generation


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Power utility CESC Ltd is expanding into solar power generation with an investment plan of Rs.2,000 crore over the next five years, company vice chairman Sanjeev Goenka said ... Read more...

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Salient features of national solar policy


January 11th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday launched India's ambitious solar energy mission, the centrepiece of its activities to combat climate change, which aims to generate 20,000 MW ... Read more...

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Make solar mission priority national endeavour: PM (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's mission to launch 20,000 MW through solar power by 2022 was launched here Monday by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who said the target was "ambitious" ... Read more...

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Solar photovoltaic power plant commissioned in West Bengal


December 8th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Asansol (West Bengal), Dec 8 (IANS) The country's first 2MW solar photovoltaic power plant was commissioned Tuesday at West Bengal's Seebpur village by Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah, who ... Read more...

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Targets of India’s solar mission (To go with India unveils ambitious solar mission)


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Targets of India's solar mission: • To create an enabling policy framework for the deployment of 20,000 MW of solar power by 2022.• To ramp up capacity ... Read more...

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Bhaskar Silicon’s Haldia plant to start production by 2011


September 9th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) City-based Environ Energy Tech Services promoted Bhaskar Silicon Private Ltd will start operation of its polysilicon and wafer-processing facility in West Bengal's industrial township Haldia in 2011, a ... Read more...

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Gujarat tops on solar projects with $2.4 bn investment


August 23rd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government has approved 34 solar power projects at an investment of Rs.12,000 crore (Rs.120 billion/$2.4 billion) over the next few years, to ... Read more...

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Plan to make India solar energy leader awaits PM nod


July 30th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India's highly ambitious plan to make the country the global leader in solar energy is ready and awaits the nod of a council headed ... Read more...

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Atmospheric engineering scheme to fight global warming could diminish solar power


April 20th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new study has determined that a widely discussed "atmospheric engineering" scheme intended to combat global warming could have unanticipated consequences in reducing the effectiveness of certain kinds ... Read more...

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Atmospheric sunshade could reduce solar power generation


March 12th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the concept of delaying global warming by adding particles into the upper atmosphere to cool the climate could unintentionally reduce peak ... Read more...

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Nagpur to become India’s first solar city


February 18th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Under an ambitious programme of the ministry of new and renewable energy, Nagpur in Maharashtra will be developed as the country's first solar city, it was announced ... Read more...

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Next Gen lasers and photovoltaics come closer to reality


November 14th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A team of American researchers has moved a step closer to realising much advanced technology for satellite communications and solar power generation by finding a way to ... Read more...

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Haryana allows six solar power projects


August 31st, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Six projects with a total capacity of 12 megawatts (MW) capacity have been allocated by the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) to private developers to generate power ... Read more...

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Government targets 26,000 MW power from renewable sources


August 19th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) The central government has set a target of generating 14,000 MW additional power through renewable resources in the 11th Five-Year Plan, taking the total generation to more than ... Read more...

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California plans world’s largest solar plant


August 16th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
DPA San Francisco, Aug 16 (DPA) A California utility company has signed a deal to build the world's two biggest solar power plants in central California with solar panels covering 32.5 sq km ... Read more...

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Velankani to invest Rs.140 bn in Andhra Pradesh


June 27th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has given its nod to a proposal by Velankani group to set up a world class silicon complex in Visakhapatanam. The plant will manufacture ... Read more...

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