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Israel: National plan to reduce 80% GHG emissions by 2050

The Ministry of Energy of Israel recently announced a National Plan to reduce 80% of Greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 as compared to that of 2015. About the plan The plan aims to shut down all coal-fired power plants by 2025. It aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector by 75% to ..

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Biggest Floating Solar Power Plant of India

The biggest floating solar power plant of India is to be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana. About Ramagundam Solar Power Plant The capacity of the solar power plant is 100 MW. It is expected to be opened in May 2021. The solar power plant is being set up at the Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant ..

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UAE: First Arab Country to generate electricity from coal

The United Arab Emirates recently became the first and probably the last Arab country to generate electricity from coal. The coal plant, Hassyan is to be set up in Dubai at 3.4 billion USD. The capacity of the plant will be 600 MW. Later, the capacity of the plant is to be increased to 2,400 ..

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March 10: CISF Raising Day

Every year, the Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day is celebrated on March 10. The CISF works under Ministry of Home Affairs. It was set up in 1969 under the CISF act, 1968 passed in Parliament of India. About CISF Though established in 1969, the CISF was made an armed force in 1983. The sanctioned ..

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Govt. launches PRAKASH Portal for monitoring coal supply to power plants

Union Power Minister (Independent charge) Raj Kumar Singh and Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi have jointly launched PRAKASH– Power Rail Koyla Availability through Supply Harmony Portal in New Delhi. About PRAKASH Portal Objective of Portal: To bring better coordination for coal supplies among all stakeholders. Need: After rainy season in 2019, coal ..

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