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ACME Solar commissions 150 MW plants in Odisha & Rajasthan

According to reports, ACME Solar today said it has commissioned solar plants totalling 150 MW in Rajasthan and Odisha Under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission. “(ACME Solar) announced the commissioning of solar plants totalling 150 MW in Rajasthan and Odisha,” the company said in a statement today. ACME Solar is a joint venture between ACME Cleantech Solutions Ltd, EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) – the renewable energy arm of French state-run electricity utility Electricite de France S.A, and Luxembourg-based natural ... Read More »

Odisha seeks green energy funds

According to reports, the state government has demanded funds from the National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) to promote use of renewable energy in the state. The NCEF corpus, comprising central cess on the coal mined, is being spent for research and development of clean energy technology. According to official sources, the NCEF corpus has reached Rs 10,127 crore as on March 2014. The fund is expected to grow by another Rs 6,800 crore with doubling of the cess from Rs ... Read More »

To cut bills, Delhi Jal Board to tap solar power

According to reports, Delhi Jal Board has decided to install rooftop solar panels to generate solar energy to meet its power needs. The Board’s chairperson Kapil Mishra on Friday announced that this project would save the water utility about Rs 3 crore per annum in the long run. “DJB’s highest expenditure is on power with the average yearly bill being Rs 540 crore. Tariff is increasing at 10% per annum and will become unsustainable. To reduce expenditure on power, the ... Read More »

Rajasthan cabinet approves Rs 1.56 lakh crore worth solar projects

According to reports, Rajasthan cabinet today cleared Rs 1.56 lakh crore worth investments in solar energy sector in the state, aimed at generating 26,000 MW of solar energy. Parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said that solar parks aimed at generating 26,000 MW of solar energy under Rajasthan Solar Energy policy 2014, will be set up by four companies in the state. Read More »

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