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Measures to Increase Solar Energy Generation

The Government have taken, inter alia, following steps to increase solar energy generation in the country: (i) Announcement of a target of installing 100 GW of solar energy capacity by December, 2022. (ii) Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar power for projects to be commissioned up […]

Sitharaman directs NABARD to help J&K, Ladakh increase farm produce, utilise solar energy

While stressing on the need to exploit solar energy in the high altitude deserts of Ladakh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: “I have requested Chairman of NABARD to visit Jammu and Kashmir so that NABARD can support the farmers there.” Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday directed the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development […]

CDPQ to invest $75 mn more in Azure Power

Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) plans to invest an additional $75 million in Indian solar power developer Azure Power Global Ltd. CDPQ’s stake in Azure Power will increase from 41.4% to 49.4% after the investment, the pension fund said in a statement. The transaction is subject to the approval […]