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Nearly 1.2 million farmers benefit from power subsidy in Rajasthan – EQ Mag Pro

The state government on July 17 last year launched the scheme The Rajasthan government’s move to provide subsidised electricity to farmers under the Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Urja Yojana has started benefiting the agricultural community. Under the scheme, electricity bills of about 750,000 farmers have become zero, said a senior official of the state energy department. […]

AP’s renewable energy share hits 40 percent of capacity – EQ Mag Pro

VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh has taken up several renewable energy projects in recent times. The state currently has a 7.5 gigawatts renewable energy contracted capacity, translating to 40% of the total installed capacity of 18.8 GW. The state could reduce 2.46 million tonnes of carbon emissions by implementing the ‘Perform, Achieve and Trade’ scheme in Industries. […]