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GoI develops cost effective Solar Receiver Tube Technology

Scientists from ARCI-International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials operating under DST (Department of Science and Technology), Ministry of Science & Technology have developed cost effective solar receiver tube technology. About the Technology The tubes developed absorbs solar energy and converts the heat to required application. They provide high resistance to corrosion ..

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Seasonal Storage

A recent report ‘The Promise of Seasonal Storage’ released by DNV GL, a global quality assurance firm, proposed the use of seasonal storage technology for year-round use. Seasonal Storage Seasonal storage technology are those that store (or charge) the excess energy generated from renewable sources due to overproduction and then discharge the build-up during off-season. ..

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Gujarat has highest number of Solar Rooftop Installations

Gujarat has topped solar roof top plants across the country. The state government has taken up dedicated schemes in order to achieve renewable power goals. Highlights There are more than 50,915 rooftop solar plants set up in the state today. The state government has adopted the scheme called “Surya Gujarat” in order increase the use ..

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Union Power Minister inaugurates 11 REMCs and the NR-REMC

11 Renewable Energy Management Centres (REMCs) were inaugurated by the Union Power Minister R K Singh, for renewable energy integration. He also inaugurated the Northern Region Renewable Energy Management Centre (NR-REMC). The government had approved the implementation of the Renewable Energy Management Centres -REMCs as a central scheme. Maharatna CPSE under the Ministry of Power, PowerGrid was named as the implementing agency.

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GoI new Target: Indian Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024

On January 27, 2020, the Union Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Indian Railways will run 100% on electricity by 2024. In such case, Indian Railways will be the first Railways to run 100% on electricity. Also, the Indian Railways has planned to make the network zero-emission network by 2030. Electrification Project Previously in 2019, the ..

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