Articles by: sanjay awad

January 2017- Editor’s note

February 22, 2017 10:20 am0 comments
January 2017- Editor’s note

The solar energy capacity in India, as per some estimates, may double to nearly 18 GW in 2017. A Mercom report said that the sector may add nearly 9 GW this year and a Bridge to India report said that India’s solar market may grow by 90%, making it one […]

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Indian student wins award in Germany

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Indian student wins award in Germany

The Green Talents Awards Ceremony was held in Germany under the patronage of German Research Minister Johanna Wanka at Kosmos in Berlin. Among the winners is a proud Indian, Shamik Chowdhury, a 29 year old, PhD Student in Environmental Engineering. Shamik Chowdhury’s interdisciplinary research combines urban sustainability, resource efficiency, cleaner […]

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February 2017- Editor’s note

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February 2017- Editor’s note

In Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a series of measures such as 20 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity addition, solarising about 7,000 railway stations in the medium term, higher spending on rural electrification, two new strategic oil reserves (in Odisha and Rajasthan) and lower import duty on liquified […]

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Incandescent bulbs to be phased out in three years

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Incandescent bulbs to be phased out in three years

The government plans to phase out incandescent bulbs by 2020 to encourage consumers to use energy efficient alternatives. Incandescent lamps consume about 80 per cent more electricity than LED lamps, but are more used since a 60 watt incandescent lamp costs Rs 10 apiece whereas CFL lamps start at Rs […]

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“India is poised for huge solar growth”

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“India is poised for huge solar growth”

Power Minister Piyush Goyal said, “The 100 GW target for solar should not be a constraint and India won’t stop at 100 GW. With the advent of new technology in storage, we are poised for huge growth. Solar growth will support landowners to derive income and solar industry to build […]

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Suzlon partners with AMP Solar for 15 MW solar project in Telangana

February 7, 2017 10:34 am0 comments
Suzlon partners with AMP Solar for 15 MW solar project in Telangana

Suzlon Group announced a joint venture with AMP Solar for development and construction of a 15 MW solar PV project located at Achampet, Mahaboobnagar district in Telangana. According to the contract, AMP Solar will acquire a 49% stake in Rudra Solarfarms Ltd, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) setup by Suzlon […]

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CMI Ltd has been listed on National Stock Exchange

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CMI Ltd has been listed on National Stock Exchange

The shares of CMI Ltd, the BSE listed specialty cables manufacturing company have been listed for trading on the National Stock Exchange. Amit Jain, CMD, CMI Ltd said, “The listing on NSE will provide additional liquidity to retail investors and lead to better price discovery for the shares of CMI. […]

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Virtuaal Infra Power inks agreement

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Virtuaal Infra Power inks agreement

Virtuaal Infra Power Pvt Ltd, a green energy developer producing energy through hydel plants, announced its association with Singapore-based In-fra Co Asia Development Pte Ltd. The association will help Virtuaal Infra Power in producing renewable energy in Arunachal Pradesh. The com-pany has been doing its bit to counterstrike issues of […]

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Tata Power announces Q2 FY17 results

January 31, 2017 10:22 am0 comments
Tata Power announces Q2 FY17 results

Commenting on the company’s performance, Anil Sardana, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Power said, “During the second quarter of FY16-17, Tata Power has improved profitability and has maintained strong operational performance across all business verticals. The consolidated profit of Rs 336 crores for the quarter shows good and steady performance. […]

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sPower wins 49.5 MW Silicon Valley Power PPA

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sPower wins 49.5 MW Silicon Valley Power PPA

sPower announced that the company has been awarded a 25-year PPA with Silicon Valley Power (SVP), the City of Santa Clara’s municipal electric utility, to provide 49.5 MW of wind power. The Sand Hill Wind facilities will be constructed within the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) and are part […]

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