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Cleantech News Roundup: Alberta Tar Sands, Honda Clarity, Electric Maserati, Tesla Motorcycle, Wind Turbine Myth, & India’s Solar Appetite

In this edition of the cleantech news roundup, we’ve got a Honda Clarity review, a Tesla motorcycle nothingburger, an electric Maserati Alfieri GT, an electric Mustang and a Volvo 142 electric conversion, a debunked wind myth, Canada’s tar sands “investment” (which should be pronounced ‘money down the drain’), and even an easy sesame noodle recipe

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India’s New 227 Gigawatt Renewable Energy Target Is Ambitious, Challenging, But Possible, Says IEEFA

The announcement earlier this month from India’s power and renewable energy minister RK Singh that his country will increase its interim renewable energy target from 175 gigawatts (GW) by 2022 up to 227 GW has been heavily lauded, and though it “does look excessively ambitious,” according to Tim Buckley from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, he nevertheless believes it is possible. 

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Gujarat Plans 5 Gigawatt Solar Park — India’s Largest

Charanka Solar Park Gujarat, IndiaThe Indian state of Gujarat is looking to get back the place it once enjoyed in the country’s solar power sector. The state has announced plans to set up a new solar power park, the largest in the country.

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India’s Government To Purchase 10,000 EVs From Tata Motors

The government of India has agreed to purchase 10,000 new electric vehicles from India’s Tata Motors as part of a bid to replace the diesel- and petrol/gas-powered cars currently used by government agencies there, a public statement has revealed

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India’s Recent 500 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Auction Sees Lowest Bid Of 3.4¢/kWh

India has auctioned the largest capacity of rooftop solar power projects in history and the results are extremely promising and could provide a much-needed boost to the rooftop solar power market.

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India’s oil production leaking in Assam as protesters tamper with wells

Oil India Limited (OIL), a major Indian exploration PSU, has experienced a dip in crude oil production despite millions spent on drilling 40-45 new wells annually with the target increased to 53 this year. From 3.88 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA …
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World Bank Approves $1 Billion For India’s Solar Power Program

Make in India logo with a backdrop of solar panels (Source)

India’s ambitious solar power program has received another major boost from the World Bank. The World Bank recently announced funding worth $ 1 billion for grid-connected and utility-scale solar power projects. The Bank has tied up with India’s largest bank — State Bank of India — for dispersal of the funds, which are targeted at rooftop [&hellip

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India’s 1st Solar Irrigators Cooperative In Gujarat

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How a small village in Gujarat can address India’s dual problem of power subsidies and ground-water depletion. By Akhilesh Magal The weakest link in India’s power sector is the power utility. India’s power utilities have accumulated total losses of over INR 3.8 trillion ($ 55 billion) and an accumulated debt of INR 4.3 trillion ($ 63 billion) [PIB]. [&hellip

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US To Finance India’s Solar Dreams

President Obama is in India as the state guest for Republic day celebrations here. Needless to say, clean energy is a major focus area in the dialogue between the two countries. To spur the solar sector, and meet its 100 GW solar goal, India is looking for investments to the tune of a $ 100 billion within

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India’s Azure Power To Set Up 1 GW Solar Power In Rajasthan

One of India’s leading solar power project developers has signed yet another landmark agreement to expand solar photovoltaic power infrastructure in the state of Rajasthan. Azure Power recently announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Rajasthan to set up 1 GW of solar power capacity. While the details of this

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