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IIT Kanpur establishs India’s first advisory Centre for Energy Regulation (CER)

IIT Kanpur has set up the India’s first advisory Centre for Energy Regulation (CER) with the help of Government of United Kingdom to strengthen policy and regulatory limitations in energy and power sector. It would adopt innovative approach to engage with stakeholders in the power sector, especially the electricity regulatory commissions, electric utilities and the ..

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SERIIUS

Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS) is a joint research consortium for clean energy research under the flagship programme – Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE). The consortium was primarily set up to accelerate the transition of solar technologies towards high performance, low emissions and for securing energy economies. In ..

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Mission Innovation

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Union to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation. As part of the initiative, participating countries have committed to seek to double their governments’ clean energy research and development (R&D) investments over five years, while encouraging greater levels of private sector investment in transformative clean energy ..

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Development of Solar Cities Scheme

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy under its scheme “Development of Solar Cities” has approved/sanctioned 60 Cities including 13 Pilot and 5 Model Cities up to 12th Five-year Plan period. The programme aims to reduce a minimum of 10% of the projected demand of conventional energy of the city through renewable energy installations and energy efficiency ..

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Sunref Housing Project

The National Housing Bank (NHB) has joined hands with the French Development Agency (FDA) and the European Union to launch the SUNREF Housing India programme as part of efforts aimed at scaling up green housing projects in India. SUNREF (Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance) Housing India will provide financing of €112 million ..

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