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Reliance Infrastructure wins EPC contract worth Rs 3647 crore 22.2.2018 General News
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Founding conference of International Solar Alliance on March 11 22.2.2018 General News
The founding conference of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) will be held here on March 11, it was announced on Thursday.
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Amplus inks MoU with UP to invest Rs 2.2k cr 22.2.2018 General News
Gurgaon-based Amplus Energy Solutions today said it has signed an MoU with Uttar Pradesh for investing Rs 2,200 crore over next five years to set up 500 MW solar power capacity in the state. The MoU was signed at the UP Investors Summit, a company statement said. Amplus said it already has several projects in UP. Speaking about the new MoU, Amplus Energy's Managing Director and CEO Sanjeev Aggarwal said, "We are excited to be associated with the state government in their journey and are committed to install solar capacity of 500 MW in the state in the next 5 years." Amplus said it is diversifying in new avenues such as battery storage, energy efficiencies, smart cities, and concentrated solar power technologies among others.
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India, France to co-host ISA Summit 22.2.2018 General News
India will co-host the first International Solar Alliance Summit with France on March 11 in the national capital, where at least 10 heads of state are expected to be present. Announcing details of the Summit, the government officials also said India will achieve 22 GW solar energy capacity by next month and should be able to meet its target of 100 GW by 2022. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit, to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, will see representation from over 120 countries and multilateral bodies like the UN, World Bank and ADB. The ISA is a treaty-based international body for promotion of solar energy in alliance with 121 countries, which are lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. "We are expecting heads of state from France, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Ghana, Australia, Venezuela, Bangladesh and Fiji," T S Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations) in Ministry of External Affairs, said here during a briefing on the ISA Summit. He said ...
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Essel Infraprojects to invest Rs 4,250 cr in EV venture 22.2.2018 General News
Essel Group firm Essel Infraprojects Limited (EIL) today announced its foray into electric vehicles (EV) segment with a planned investment of Rs 4,250 crore. EIL has inked Memorandum of Understanding to this effect at the UP Investors Summit in Lucknow, the company said in a statement. "EIL has committed an investment of Rs 3,000 crore for bringing out 1,000 E-buses from intrastate UP to the NCR region. In addition, Rs 500 crore will be used for development of e-rickshaw with battery charging and swapping stations," it added. The company further said will also be investing Rs 750 crore for development of bus terminus in the Uttar Pradesh, where it expects to generate more than 50,000 employment opportunities from its EV venture. Under the MoUs signed with the state government, Essel Infraprojects will cover sectors like energy, roads and tourism, the statement added. Besides, Essel has also pledged to invest in projects of waste management, water supply and smart cities in the state.
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India, France to jointly hold ISA Summit in March 22.2.2018 General News
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary Anand Kumar on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and France President Édouard Philippe will jointly hold an International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit at the President house in New Delhi on March 11."It was conceived by India and jointly launch by India and France on the sidelines of Paris climate summit," Kumar said in a media briefing by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).The head of governments, representatives and ministers from 50 countries will also be attending the event.Kumar further said that two new programmes on scaling solar e-mobility and storage, and on rooftop solar will be inaugurated during the summit."French President will be here in New Delhi on March 11, he said, adding that, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will also take part.The ISA is the first treaty-based intergovernmental organisation to be based in
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Bengal to award India's largest floating solar plant by March 22.2.2018 General News
The West Bengal government was expecting to award the country's single largest grid connected floating solar power project in Murshidabad by March, a top official said here today. "Tender had been floated for the project and we hope to award the contract in March. Once it is successfully executed at Sagardighi Thermal Power Project, we have lined up at least two more such large projects," state Power Commissioner A N Biswas said on the sidelines of an event of Forum of Regulators of Eastern and North Eastern states. As of December, Kerala has the largest floated PV solar project of 500 Kwh size. "The two other proposed projects are 5 MW floating solar project at the site of Santaldih and 10 MW at Barkeswar thermal power plants. But, we will wait till the first one gets executed," he said. The project is being executed by West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited. It is set to be developed on Raw Water Pond Number 3 of the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project on a ...
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Indian scientists develop next generation technology loop to generate clean energy 22.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian scientists have developed a super critical carbon di oxide Brayton test loop facility that would help generate clean energy from future power plants including solar thermal. This next generation technology loop was developed indigenously by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
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Reliance Infrastructure bags Rs 3,647 crore contract for Uppur Thermal Power Project 22.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Reliance Infrastructure Limited has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract of Rs 3,647 crore from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) for balance of plant (BoP) package and allied civil works for a 2 x 800 MW supercritical coal-based Uppur Thermal Power Project in Ramanathapuram district of the state, a company statement said here on Thursday.
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Focus: How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost 22.2.2018 General News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise.
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ReNew Power inks pact with UP govt to set up 1200 MW renewable energy capacity 21.2.2018 General News
ReNew Power Ventures today said it has inked a pact with the Uttar Pradesh government to invest Rs 8,000 crore for 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity, a move which can create 12,000 jobs in the state. ReNew Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Uttar Pradesh today to facilitate development of 1200 MW of renewable energy installed capacity in the state, a company statement said. According to the statement, an investment of Rs 8,000 crore is proposed to commission these projects which are slated to help the state meet its energy needs. The MoU was signed as part of UP Investors Summit 2018, in the presence of Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath. The company proposal to develop 1,000 MW of installed capacity for solar power projects along side another 200 MW for waste-to-energy projects is in line with the Indias goal to provide access to energy for all through clean energy. These projects have the potential to create direct ...
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Electrify every Arunachal village by May 1: Union Minister 21.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy Raj Kumar Singh on Wednesday directed officials to expedite the work to electrify every village in Arunachal Pradesh by May 1.
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Inergeia develops solar wind hybrid energy plant 21.2.2018 Deccan Herald - District

Solar company Inergeia has developed the first solar wind energy plant of hybrid technology. This is a first of its kind in the state.

Addressing reporters here on Wednesday, company Director Arvind Kumar said that the set up will produce electricity round the clock using solar and wind energy. The production of energy using hybrid technology will boost the possibilities of utilisation of renewable resources. The vertical wind turbines have been designed to tap wind energy in an effective way. The technology will help maintain a good environment.

The plant has been set up ay Bava Fish Meal and Oil, owned by Riaz Bava in Mangaluru, he said.

He added that Inergeia has set up plants in various parts of the state. Suraj Shetty was present at the press meet.

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UP Investors Summit 2018: Adani Group to invest Rs 35K cr over 5 years... 21.2.2018 DNA: Bangalore
UP Investors Summit 2018: Adani Group to invest Rs 35K cr over 5 years...
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Union minister highlights modern biotechnology's role in 21.2.2018 General News
Modern biotechnology has a promising role to play in facing the challenges in agriculture through improved technological intervention and development of valuable products,Union minister Parshottam Rupala said today. The emerging synergy between agriculture and biotechnology will increase crop yield and varieties at low cost, improve nutritional quality of foods and reduce dependency on fertilisers, pesticides and agrochemicals, he said. The Union minister of state for agriculture and farmers welfare was inaugurating a three-day International conference on 'emerging synergies in agriculture, food processing engineering and biotechnology.' Rupala said this would also help develop efficient diagnostic tools for identification of plant diseases. It was worthwhile to go in for solar energy for farming purposes, he said. This will not only meet the energy requirements of rural areas, but also help in achieving the target of producing 40 per cent of India's total energy needs ..
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Avaada Power commits Rs 10,000 cr investment in UP 21.2.2018 General News
Avaada Power, a clean energy company, today said it will invest Rs 10,000 crore in setting up 1,600 MW solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The firm signed an MoU with the UP government during Investors Summit 2018, here. "The projects will be developed across Mirzapur, Badaun, Gorakhpur and Bundelkhand districts," the company said in a statement adding that the investment will churn out nearly 3,700 jobs. Avaada's projects will help UP meet its annual target of 2,000 MW production capacity of solar energy. The state has an installed capacity of 569.35 MW solar energy and has the potential to touch a high generation figure of 22.8 GW. "With its solar commitment, the organisation will be able to mitigate nearly 25,79,820 tonne of carbon emissions on an annual basis. Clean energy generated through these projects will be enough to power nearly 7.44 million households in UP," the statement said. Chairman of Avaada Group Vineet Mittal said:"We are geared up to support UP's mission of utilising
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India needs to 'move fast' to tackle air pollution: UNEP chief 21.2.2018 General News
No one thought air pollution was a big problem in India two years back but this is changing "rapidly" now, UNEP chief Erik Solheim said, asserting that the country has "ambitious" visions on environment. India should enhance its actions in three areas, renewable energy, mobility and transforming the agricultural sector, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said. Solheim is in India for a week. He stressed that India needs to "move fast" to tackle the issue of air pollution. "China and India are both countries with ambitious visions on environment. Yes, in recent years, China has moved quickly on air pollution, and I see India moving in that direction as well. "Two years ago, no one thought air pollution was a big problem in India, now that is changing, and rapidly," Solheim said. Terming India's efforts to fight air pollution in New Delhi and other big cities as "very encouraging", he had earlier said that the country's experience in harmonising ...
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UP named Aditya Birla Group's highest investment destination 21.2.2018 General News
Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday hailed Uttar Pradesh (UP) as the company's key investment destination, with funds allocated to the tune of Rs. 25,000 crore in the next five years."Uttar Pradesh has been an early investment destination for Aditya Birla Group, as it possesses a huge pool of human resource and its proximity to the NCR helps the growth of services sector. We have invested around Rs. 24,000 crore so far, set up 15 manufacturing plants, and directly employed 40,000 directly people. We will be investing Rs. 25,000 crore in the next five years," he said at the UP Investors' Summit here.Furthermore, Birla said accelerated industrialisation, coupled with an industry-friendly government has enhanced the potential of the state, making it attractive to investors."The government has shown its keenness towards improving infrastructure, connectivity, industrial output and Ease of Doing Business in the state. It has also made significant strides towards ..
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UP named Aditya Birla Group's highest investment destination 21.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 21 (ANI): Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday hailed Uttar Pradesh (UP) as the company's key investment destination, with funds allocated to the tune of Rs.
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FY19 Infrastructure Outlook: Light at the End of the Tunnel, Outlook Revised to Stable 21.2.2018 General News
The agency has revised the outlook on the sector to stable for FY19 from negative in FY18 with visible improvements in toll roads and wind projects. The outlook for telecom has been revised to negative-to-stable from negative. The outlooks for thermal power (project level), oil and gas (including city gas distribution), power (corporate utilities), ports and airports remain unchanged.
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