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International Energy Agency: India the third largest producer of Electricity

On March 19, 2020, the Ministry of Power quoted International Energy Agency ranking in the Parliament. According to the ranking, India is the third largest producer of electricity in the world. Also, it is ranked 106th in terms of per capital consumption. Highlights India has now become power surplus from power deficit. Therefore, it is ..

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GoI releases Year End Review report of Energy Sector in the Country

On January 9, 2020, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released its year end review. According to the report, over 150 GW of renewable energy has been installed so far in India. India’s initiatives in 2019 Under KUSUM initiative, around 17 lakh solar powered agricultural pumps were installed. Phase II of Grid Connected Roof top ..

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Cabinet approves India’s MoUs with UK, Sweden and BMGF

On January 8, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Understandings India had signed with United Kingdom, Sweden and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) India-BMGF The Ministry of Health and BMGF had signed the Mou in November 2019. The BMGF agreed to work with the Ministry to strengthen health sector of the country. It ..

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Solar Wind Farms along Indo – Pakistan border

India has a target of 175 GW of clean energy by 2022. In order to achieve the target, India plans to set up solar and wind projects on fallow lands along the international border with Pakistan. Currently India is generating 82,580 MW of solar power which is 23% of its total power production. Key features ..

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