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Cabinet approves National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) for implementation of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme ‘National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage’ for achieving manufacturing capacity of Fifty (50) Giga Watt Hour (GWh) of ACC and 5 GWh of “Niche” ACC with an outlay of Rs.18,100 …

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Low Cost Indian standards for EV charging within 2 months: GoI

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Low Cost Indian Standards for EV Charging (AC based) will be released within the next two months with target prices starting as low as Rs 3,500 for a charging unit. As per an official statement released by the Office of Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India is optimistic about releasing Indian standards for innovative, low …

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Union Cabinet Approves PLI Scheme for Solar PV Modules Manufacturing

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In the Union Budget 2021-22, presented on 1st February 2021, the Finance Minister announced an outlay of INR 1.97 Lakh Crores for the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Schemes for 13 key sectors, to create national manufacturing champions and generate employment opportunities for the country’s youth. On 7th April 2021, Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Modi, approved MNRE‘s proposal on Production Linked …

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RERC Releases Discom Performance Standards 2021

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On 19th February 2021, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) issued Regulations for Discom Performance Standards 2021. As per these regulations the distribution companies will have pay compensation to the consumers for failure in ensuring services. These RERC (Standards of Performance for Distribution Licensees) Regulations, 2021 shall be applicable to all the Distribution Licensees including …

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PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone for World’s Largest Renewable Energy Park at Kutch

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On 15th December 2020, prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid foundation of of the world’s largest Renewable Energy park in Gujarat’s Kutch. The Renewable Energy project will account for a large chunk of India’s ambitious target of generating 175 GW in renewable energy by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.  In march 2020, India’s Ministry …

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Government planning to set up one electric vehicle charging kiosk at around 69 thousand Petrol Pumps across the country : Shri Gadkari

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Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways & MSME, today said that Government aims at creating core global competencies in India by facilitating seamless integration of the automotive industry with the world. Government is trying to create an ecosystem to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in the country. Addressing a virtual conference …

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Renewable Energy to light up India-Pak border areas in Rajasthan

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As per a recent news, the state government of Rajasthan is going to sign a an MoU with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to establish Ultra Mega Renewal Energy Power Park. As a result, India’s border areas with Pakistan in Rajasthan would soon be illuminated with renewable energy. …

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CERC approves India’s third power exchange to Pranurja Solutions

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The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given approval to the petition filed by Pranurja Solutions Ltd, to establish what will become India’s third power exchange after Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange India Limited (PXIL). Pranurja Solutions Limited proposes to offer a power trading exchange platform and had filed a petition with the …

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Indian Railway on Mission to become Green Railways by 2030

Indian Railway on Mission to become Green Railways by 2030

Ministry of Railways, with a goal of transforming Indian Railways into Green Railways by 2030 has taken a number of major initiatives towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. Railway Electrification, improving energy efficiency of locomotives & trains and fixed installations, green certification for installations/stations, fitting bio toilets in coaches and switching to renewable sources of …

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