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Central Government has revised the National Solar Mission target

Central Government has revised the National Solar Mission target of Grid Connected Solar Power projects from 20,000 MW by 2022 to1,00,000 MW by 2022. Centre has envisaged to achieve the 1,00,000 MW target by setting up Distributed Rooftop Solar Projects and Medium & Large Scale Solar Projects. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has ..

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Government approves MoU between India and America to establish PACEsetter Fund

The Union Cabinet gave its ex-post-facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between American and India to establish the PACEsetter Fund. The PACEsetter Fund is a fund that supports the Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy (PEACE) an initiative between US and India through Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE). Accordingly both the countries has ..

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10 August: World Bio-Fuel Day

Every year 10th August is observed as World Bio-Fuel Day in a bid to create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels). Significance of Day: On this day in 1893, Sir Rudalph Diesel (inventor of the diesel engine) for the first time successfully ran mechanical engine with Peanut Oil. His research experiment had predicted that vegetable ..

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India, Kazakhstan sign five key pacts including deal on uranium supply

India and Kazakhstan have signed five agreements in various sectors focusing on strategic, economic and trade cooperation between both nations. The agreements were signed in Astana after delegation level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Kazakh President Nur Sultan Nazar. Signed agreements are Agreement on Defence and Military: Both nations will form ..

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India, Kazakhstan launch first drilling at Satpayev oil block of OVL

India and Kazakhstan launched the first exploratory drilling at Satpayev oil block owned by India’s ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) and Kazakhstan company KazMunaiGaz. It was jointly launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kazakhstan premier Karim Massimov in Astana, Kazakh capital. Key facts Satpayev oil block is an offshore field located in the Northern Caspian ..

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