Locals of Phuyetappa in the district have constructed a micro hydropower project after power supply from central power grid was unlikely in the area despite electric poles erection around three yea

Based on the recommendations of Working Group constituted in the 57th Conference of Chairman & Member Secretaries held in August 2010, CPCB prepared a list of industries categorizing them as red, orange & green for granting consent and inventorisation by SPCBs.

A total of Rs. 121,004,763 has been invested in micro hydro projects constructed in Kavre district.

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) May 15th 2014 order issued revising biomass tariff upwards as well as changing Solar PV, Thermal, Hydro and other tariff substantially by revising capital values for the Financial Year 2014–15.

In 2013, approximately 6.5 million people were already employed in the renewable energy industry worldwide, a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals.

This report produced by the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, UNEP and Bloomberg New Energy Finance tracks  the latest developments, signs and signals in the financing of renewable energy and  explores the issues affecting each type of investment, technology and the  region.

India has offered to provide assistance for developing renewable energy resources in Sudan.

Union minister for new and renewable energy, Farooq Abdullah, releases CSE’s Citizen’s Report on State of Renewable Energy

In 2012-13, electricity produced by renewables met the electricity requirements of 60 million people. But India still reels under immense energy poverty – 50 per cent of households in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Odisha and Jharkhand are yet to be connected to the grid.

Renewable energy projects can have major ecological impacts if we don’t have environmental safeguards.

The state produces 4,332 Mw from renewable sources with wind energy contributing the highest proportion of 53% while sugar factories contribute 17%

Karnataka today tops in harnessing power from small hydro projects and co-generation plants from sugar factories in the country. The state produces 4,332 Mw from renewable sources with wind energy contributing the highest proportion of 53 per cent while sugar factories contribute 17 per cent.

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