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Green Open Access Rules 2022

On June 6, 2022 Union Government has notified the Green Open Access Rules 2022, that will accelerate India’s renewable energy programmes. What are Green Open Access Rules 2022? These rules are notified to promote generation, purchase and consumption of green energy including the energy generated through waste-to-energy plants. The rules also enable a simplified procedure ..

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WEF: New Agreements signed by Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s interactions with the business leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos culminated in the clinching of many business deals for the State. Officials of the Industries Department and AP-Economic Development Board (AP-EDB) signed MoUs in a wide range of sectors. What are the investments in green energy? MoUs with ..

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Green Hydrogen Policy

India’s new green hydrogen policy was unveiled, promising cheaper renewable energy, a 25-year fee waiver for inter-state power transmission for projects completed before June 2025, land in renewable energy parks, and mega manufacturing zones to help local industries move away from fossil fuels. Overview: The policy aims to boost green hydrogen and ammonia, also making ..

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Green Energy Corridor Phase II

On January 6, 2022, the Government of India approved Green Energy Corridor Phase – II. The estimated outlay of the phase is Rs 12,031 crores. Under this phase, 10,750 kilometres of transmission lines are to be constructed and 27,500 MVA sub stations are to be added. MVA is Mega Volt Ampere. These additions are of ..

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China-Russia to begin the biggest Nuclear Power Project

On May 19, 2021, China and Russia began the biggest Nuclear Power Project. The Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Chinese President Xi Jing Ping attended the ceremony that began the construction of the project on May 19, 2021. Background In 2018, Russia and China signed an agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation Project. Under the ..

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SAKSHAM Awareness Campaign

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently launched SAKSHAM awareness campaign. The campaign was launched to spread awareness about green energy. About SAKSHAM The campaign will spread awareness about clean energy. It is a one-month long people centric fuel conservation campaign. The campaign is to be launched by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA). ..

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