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Atria Power in talks to raise $100 million in structured debt from Piramal - Livemint

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Atria Power in talks to raise $100 million in structured debt from Piramal
Livemint
It generates 46.6MW from mini hydro power plants in Shimsha, Shivanasamudram, and Krishna Raja Sagara in Karnataka. Upcoming solar energy projects are a 20MW plant in Ryapte, and a 10MW plant near Pavagada. Both of these solar energy projects ...

NTPC may drop further expansion plans of Kudgi thermal project in Karnataka - Economic Times

27 March 2017 - 9:06pm

Economic Times

NTPC may drop further expansion plans of Kudgi thermal project in Karnataka
Economic Times
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, last month approved raising the capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the scheme for development of solar parks and ultra mega solar power projects. The revised capacity ...

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Modi government's big solar push could run into land hurdle. Read why - Economic Times

27 March 2017 - 12:30pm

Economic Times

Modi government's big solar push could run into land hurdle. Read why
Economic Times
The Union cabinet decided last month to double India's solar power generation capacity, from 20 GW to 40 GW, by setting up 50 solar parks, which are solar projects with a capacity of 500 MW or more concentrated in one area. But this additional 20 GW ...
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Modi govt's push to double solar power capacity could run into land hurdle - Business Standard

27 March 2017 - 8:32am

Business Standard

Modi govt's push to double solar power capacity could run into land hurdle
Business Standard
The union cabinet decided last month to double India's solar power generation capacity, from 20 Gw to 40 Gw, by setting up 50 solar parks, which are solar projects with a capacity of 500 Mw or more concentrated in one area. But this additional 20 Gw ...

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Facilities expected to shore up passenger comfort - The Hindu

27 March 2017 - 6:15am

The Hindu

Facilities expected to shore up passenger comfort
The Hindu
The Mysuru Division is also set to harness solar energy to meet a portion of its power requirements through eco-friendly alternative forms of energy and Mysuru station will soon get solar rooftop panels to generate power. Gradually, it will be expanded ...

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Solar-powered AC house in Bengaluru Runs Without Electricity Bills - The Better India (blog)

25 March 2017 - 6:55pm

Solar-powered AC house in Bengaluru Runs Without Electricity Bills
The Better India (blog)
Ugadi is one of the biggest festivals in Karnataka, and marked with holiday and merriment. Bengaluru resident Dinesh Pagariya has more than one reason for ...

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Karnataka cricketers get 'KSCA Suraksha' insurance - Oneindia

25 March 2017 - 5:26pm

Karnataka cricketers get 'KSCA Suraksha' insurance
Oneindia
Some of the initiatives like sports rehabiliiation centre, solar power project, Sub-Air system, water harvesting, waste management project, etc have not only benchmarked the cricket administration but has also created enormous good will for the game in ...

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Bengaluru: a city chipped in Karnataka's grid - a look at BESCOM's data - Citizen Matters, Bangalore (blog)

24 March 2017 - 3:14pm

Bengaluru: a city chipped in Karnataka's grid - a look at BESCOM's data
Citizen Matters, Bangalore (blog)
Non-conventional sources are not stable streams of electricity as their conventional counterparts: wind and solar power generation are subjected to the vagaries of the weather. The uncertainty attached to non-conventional sources poses some serious ...

Hyderabad's Nampally railway station gets rooftop solar power plant - Hindu Business Line

23 March 2017 - 9:51pm

Hindu Business Line

Hyderabad's Nampally railway station gets rooftop solar power plant
Hindu Business Line
The historic Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station, built in 1907 by Osman Ali Khan, the last Nizam of Hyderabad, has got a rooftop solar power plant, which will help meet some of its electricity requirements. Popularly known as the Nampally station, it is ...

NTPC Limited Announces Fresh 750 Megawatt Solar Tender For India's Largest Solar Park - CleanTechnica

23 March 2017 - 8:13pm

CleanTechnica

NTPC Limited Announces Fresh 750 Megawatt Solar Tender For India's Largest Solar Park
CleanTechnica
NTPC Limited is offering six blocks of 125 megawatts of capacity each to project developers at the Pavagada solar power park in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The solar park is being developed as a joint venture between Karnataka Solar Power ...

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India's solar power sector is getting commoditized: First Solar - Livemint

23 March 2017 - 5:13am

Livemint

India's solar power sector is getting commoditized: First Solar
Livemint
First Solar has about 260MW of solar power projects in India, which it won at state auctions in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Of this, about 200MW is operational and the remaining 60MW will come up this year. Including the 260MW capacity ...

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Plan to generate solar power from Soudha rooftop - Deccan Herald

22 March 2017 - 1:50am

Plan to generate solar power from Soudha rooftop
Deccan Herald
Shivakumar said the government has recently revised the Karnataka Solar Policy 2014-21 and set a target to generate 6,000 MW of solar power. Solar power projects would be implemented under distributed-generation approach wherein electricity generated ...

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India's Upendra Tripathy to head International Solar Alliance - Livemint

22 March 2017 - 12:57am

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India's Upendra Tripathy to head International Solar Alliance
Livemint
Tripathy, a former Indian Administrative Service officer from the Karnataka cadre, has been closely involved in solar power development in the country. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government raised the target for solar power production in ...

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Anganwadi centres in Hunsur taluk to go green - The Hindu

20 March 2017 - 6:07am

Anganwadi centres in Hunsur taluk to go green
The Hindu
Around 30 anganwadi centres in Hunsur taluk will go green and tap solar energy to power up fans and lights to help beat the heat this summer in what is reckoned to be the first such initiative in the State. The fans and lights can be operated for ...

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The rays of a village - Times of India

20 March 2017 - 4:12am

Times of India

The rays of a village
Times of India
Unable to get through anybody for years to resolve their power problems, villagers decided to tap into solar energy. As a result, the 250-household village is not only lit all through the day but has also become the first village of Karnataka to be ...

Anganwadi centres in Hunsur taluk to go green - The Hindu

20 March 2017 - 12:08am

Anganwadi centres in Hunsur taluk to go green
The Hindu
Around 30 anganwadi centres in Hunsur taluk will go green and tap solar energy to power up fans and lights to help beat the heat this summer in what is reckoned to be the first such initiative in the State. The fans and lights can be operated for ...

Karnataka mulls competitive bidding for wind power - Hindu Business Line

19 March 2017 - 10:13pm

Hindu Business Line

Karnataka mulls competitive bidding for wind power
Hindu Business Line
Karnataka's Energy Minister DK Shivakumar told BusinessLine on the sidelines of the inauguration of Tata Power Solar's expanded facilities in Bengaluru, that the State is working on a plan to auction wind capacity. Shivakumar ruled out opening signed ...

Phase I Of India's 2700 Megawatt Solar Park To Be Ready In June - CleanTechnica

19 March 2017 - 8:21pm

CleanTechnica

Phase I Of India's 2700 Megawatt Solar Park To Be Ready In June
CleanTechnica
The state government plans to increase the capacity of the solar power park to 2,700 megawatts by the end of next year. The solar park is being developed as a joint venture between Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited and Solar Energy ...

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Making power while the sun shines - The New Indian Express

18 March 2017 - 10:08pm

The New Indian Express

Making power while the sun shines
The New Indian Express
For the residents of Idihalli, a remote village in Tumakuru district of Karnataka, the shimmering 30 Mega Watt (MW) solar farm— that generates 30,000000 volt ampere power—set up in their vicinity is a big surprise. People are happy that they are a ...

First Russian investment in solar sector in Tamil Nadu announced at IESS - Russia and India Report

17 March 2017 - 6:58pm

Russia and India Report

First Russian investment in solar sector in Tamil Nadu announced at IESS
Russia and India Report
Taking cooperation between Russia and India in renewable energy to a new level, Russian joint venture Miyota Power India and Chennai-based Al Ameen Green Energy on Mar. 17 signed an agreement for a 100-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) ...

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