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Modi government plans big on wind power; projects of 12,162.50 MW capacity awarded so far
To facilitate the growth of wind power production in the country, several fiscal and financial incentives such as Accelerated Depreciation and exemption of concessional customs duty for procuring certain components of wind electric generators are being provided by the government to private sector investors.
What all the government is doing to improve the generation of solar energy in the country; here’s a round-up
Distribution licensees would be notified about standard bidding guidelines to aid them in procuring solar and wind power at competitive rates in a cost-effective and transparent way.
Investors, bankers to suffer if Maharashtra infra projects get stalled: Deven R Choksey
The entire pitch of the central government asking manufacturers to come and Make in India will also ultimately suffer.
Rohan-Aparna's wedding was an intimate affair; Infy co-founders, Prakash Padukone bless couple
The couple, who've known each other for three years, tied the knot in Bengaluru in a traditional ceremony.
Power generation in October fell over 12% to 98,887 MU
Power generation during April-October of 2019-20 rose 1.15 per cent to 7,57,946 MU from 7,49,314 MU in 2018-19, Minister of State for Power, New and Renewable Energy R K Singh said in a reply to Rajya Sabha.
State government departments owe Rs 41,700 crore to discoms: Power Minister
The minister also informed that aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses have come down to about 18 per cent from 22 per cent. "As a result of UDAY, some improvement has happened. The losses in AT&C have come down from 22 per cent to about 18 per cent. So there has been some progress, though the progress could have been better," Singh said.
Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi Motors agree to form new venture for advanced R&D: Report
The three companies will announce a concrete plan in January. The new venture also aims to strengthen the alliance, in which relationships have frayed since the arrest and ouster of former supremo Carlos Ghosn.
Power ministry has asked states to lower tariffs: R K Singh
Earlier this year, the government has taken steps such as mandatory issuance of letter of credit to generating companies by discoms and single-day payment. Under single-day payment, discoms have to make payments a day in advance to procure power supply, which will be carrying cost.
Samsung India to hire over 1,200 engineering graduates for R&D
Samsung will hire students from multiple streams including computer science, electronics and communications, electrical engineering, mathematics and computing, instrumentation and information technology, the company said in a statement.
MGNREGA may get linked with CPI-R
Ministry of rural development currently revises the unskilled wage rate under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme based on consumer price index for agricultural labour (CPI-AL) every year for all states/UTs. Besides, the wages are calculated using December month index only.
100 GW installed solar power capacity by Dec ’22: How far has India reached yet
As per data reported by the Central Electricity Authority, a combined capacity of 13, 499.41 million units (MU) of solar power was generated during 2016-17, 25,871.07 MU during 2017-18, 39,268.20 MU during 2018-19 and 22,944.81 MU in 2019-20 (till September 2019).
Focused strategy is not as risky as it seems, says R Srinivasan of SBI Mutual Fund
"As a fund house, our stock selection process is biased towards quality and growth. To the extent possible! As a style, ‘quality and growth,’ I think, tends to outperform weak markets."
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