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Adani Green Energy shares jump 5% after Total SA invests Rs 3,707 cr in solar energy JV with company
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Adani Green Energy shares jump 5% after Total SA invests Rs 3,707 cr in solar energy JV with company

Shares of Adani Green Energy gained 5 percent on Wednesday after Total SA said it has invested Rs 3,707 crore in a solar energy joint venture with the domestic firm

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's renewables installation could fall by a fifth due to lockdown, says report
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's renewables installation could fall by a fifth due to lockdown, says report

India could face over 21.6 percent of 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power and wind energy projects being delayed due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to check the spread of coronavirus, Wood Mackenzie said in a report

French energy firm Total's arm invests Rs 3,700 cr to form joint venture with Adani Group
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French energy firm Total's arm invests Rs 3,700 cr to form joint venture with Adani Group

French energy firm Total SA on Tuesday said it has invested Rs 3,707 crore to set up 50:50 joint venture with Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) through its step-down subsidiary

India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022
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India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022

The head of the climate change program said, "India has now set a new target of achieving 100 GW of solar power by 2022."

US appeals against WTO dispute settlement panel's ruling in favour of India in renewable energy case
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US appeals against WTO dispute settlement panel's ruling in favour of India in renewable energy case

A ruling given by the WTO's dispute settlement panel on renewable energy or the solar sector in favour of India has been challenged by the US in the upper body of the World Trade Organization

Total solar eclipses reveals the dark and stormy side of the Sun that we never see
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Total solar eclipses reveals the dark and stormy side of the Sun that we never see

Eclipses provide an opportunity to learn about the hidden layer of the sun which can greatly affect life on Earth.

Union Budget 2019: Solar module makers seek manufacturing incentives
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Union Budget 2019: Solar module makers seek manufacturing incentives

Solar module makers' body AISIA on Wednesday sought manufacturing incentives like subsidies, interest subvention, import duty exemption and depreciation benefit in the forthcoming Budget

ISRO's Aditya-L1 mission to the Sun may launch as soon as 2020, says ISRO Chief
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ISRO's Aditya-L1 mission to the Sun may launch as soon as 2020, says ISRO Chief

The mission, once called 'Aditya-1' was renamed 'Aditya-L1' after its final orbit was decided around the Earth-Moon L1 point.

India levies anti-dumping duty on solar cell component from four nations
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India levies anti-dumping duty on solar cell component from four nations

India has imposed an anti-dumping duty of up to $1,559 per tonne on imports of a certain type of sheet used in solar cell making from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand for five years to safeguard domestic players against cheap shipments

State power distribution companies will have to pay Rs 2,000 cr to solar firms as GST claims: Icra
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State power distribution companies will have to pay Rs 2,000 cr to solar firms as GST claims: Icra

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its order in October, had approved the claims raised by solar power developers related to the impact of the introduction of the goods and service tax (GST) on their capital cost.

Solar projects worth Rs 28,000 cr face viability risk on falling rupee, says Crisil report
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Solar projects worth Rs 28,000 cr face viability risk on falling rupee, says Crisil report

According to the Crisil, these Rs 28,000 crore worth of solar power capacities include 5,500 MW of projects bid out in the past nine months at very low tariffs of Rs 2.75 per unit or less.

US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development, says Donald Trump govt's development finance institution
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US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development, says Donald Trump govt's development finance institution

The US government's development finance institution OPIC is keen to invest in the development of India's infrastructure, port and solar energy sectors, a top US official said Tuesday.

India imposes 25 percent duty on import of solar cells from China for one year
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India imposes 25 percent duty on import of solar cells from China for one year

India plans to make renewable power account for 40 percent of its total installed capacity by 2030.

In Tuticorin, an Atal Tinkering Lab housed in an all-girls school helps spawn a farmer-friendly solar-powered irrigation system
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In Tuticorin, an Atal Tinkering Lab housed in an all-girls school helps spawn a farmer-friendly solar-powered irrigation system

Each ATL is kitted with state-of-the-art equipment like 3D printers, robotics & electronics development tools, IoT devices and sensors.

Job market brightens up: Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India, says ILO
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Job market brightens up: Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India, says ILO

ILO said that in countries such as Denmark, Estonia, France and Germany, as well as in India, South Korea, the Philippines and South Africa, a number of environmental policies and national development strategies make reference to skills development for the green transition.

World's largest solar thermal power plant approved by South Australian govt for an estimated $509 million
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World's largest solar thermal power plant approved by South Australian govt for an estimated $509 million

Construction on the 150-megawatt Aurora plant, to be built by utility-scale solar power company SolarReserve, will begin in 2018.

Patanjali plans massive online push, to tie up with Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm among others
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Patanjali plans massive online push, to tie up with Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm among others

Patanjali is expected to enter into agreements with major online retailers — Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, 1MG, bigbasket, grofers, shopclues and snapdeal — to push online sales of its FMCG products

Government implements new rules for solar power procurement to improve transparency
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Government implements new rules for solar power procurement to improve transparency

The guidelines, prepared by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), cover the grid-connected solar PV power projects with a size of 5 mw and above.

Indian researchers predict the Great American Solar Eclipse will have flower like magnetic streamers
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Indian researchers predict the Great American Solar Eclipse will have flower like magnetic streamers

Stargazers in the US will be able to observe a "flower-like" structure during Monday's 'Great American Solar Eclipse', a team of physicists in Kolkata said.

India needs to ramp up solar capacity to meet 100 GW capacity by 2022
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India needs to ramp up solar capacity to meet 100 GW capacity by 2022

According to an Assocham-NEC Technologies study, India's installed solar capacity fell short of the target of 17 GW by the end of 2016-17.