Renewable Energy Current Affairs - 2019

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ADB and USAID ink MoU to develop solar parks in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Unites States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of solar parks in India. The MoU will facilitate 848 million US dollars in funding to develop solar parks across India. The collaboration of ADB and USAID will initially focus on the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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India, China led investments in Renewable Energy in 2015: UN report

India and China have led the developing countries in investments made in renewable energy in 2015. It was revealed by the ‘Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment’ Report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Key facts For the first time commitments of emerging economies in solar, wind and other renewables’ capacity have surpassed those Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Pakistan Parliament becomes first in world to run entirely on solar power

Pakistan’s Parliament building located in national capital Islamabad became the first in the world to completely run on solar power. It achieved this feat after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif switched on solar-powered building of the parliament in a simple ceremony. Key facts The project to run parliament building on solar power is a venture supported Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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India, UAE ink 9 bilateral agreements for cooperation in various sectors 

India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed 9 bilateral agreements covering cooperation in the various sectors. These agreements were signed during the second day of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi official visit to India. Some Agreements are MoU on Technical Cooperation in Cyber Space and Combating Cyber Crime: Read More…

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World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Plant Opened in Morocco

The first phase of the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant was launched in the Souss-Massa-Drâa area in Morocco. It is part of Noor Ouarzazate Solar Complex which will produce enough energy for more than one million Moroccan households on completion by 2018. Key facts The plant aims to reduce dependence on fossil fuels Read More…

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CCEA approves 5000 MW of Grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects

Cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) has approved setting up over 5,000 Mega Watt of Grid-Connected Solar Photo Voltaic Power Projects on build, own and operate (BOOT) basis. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. These projects will be Set up in four Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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India’s Grid-linked solar generation capacity crosses 5,000 MW mark

Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced that India’s grid-connected solar power generation capacity has crossed the 5,000 Mega Watt (MW) mark. Presently, Government has set an ambitious plan to achieve 175 Giga Watt (GW) of power generation capacity from renewable sources by 2022. It includes 100 GW from solar and 60 GW Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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