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The companies will together explore the feasibility of a water electrolysis facility to produce hydrogen and oxygen at Tata Steel's IJmuiden steelworks in the Netherlands.
India is targetting 100 GW of solar capacity and 75 GW of wind power by 2022.
Researchers from Harvard University found that powering the entire US with wind energy would cause a 0.54 degree Celsius ground temperature rise in the area where the turbines were located.
The two plants would come up at Sagardighi and Mukutmanipur with generating capacities of five MW and 100 MW respectively.
On the National Renewable Energy Day, Banerjee made a reference to 'Aloshree', a scheme taken up by her government to fit solar panels in all government offices and educational institutions.
India met 92.11 per cent requirement of its solar equipment through imports in 2017-18 while the proportion was 91.57 per cent and 95.31 per cent in 2016-17 and 2015-16 respectively.
The board will soon call for tenders from private individuals and corporate houses to buy solar power at a maximum price of Rs 3.5 per unit.
Though Kasargod is rated among the most suitable places to generate solar power in Kerala, the state is yet to make a full-fledged effort to ascertain the area available for renewabl
China Clean Energy Fund: Apple invests $300 million in renewable energy for Bejing's anti-pollution drive
Apple said the project would produce an initial one gigawatt of clean energy, equivalent to powering nearly a million homes. 10 initial suppliers would jointly provide the money for the project.
The European Union this month agreed to raise its renewable energy target to 32 per cent by 2030.
Renewable energy is the future for New India' and will play a big role in providing the country 24X7 Power for All by 2019.
During his address, Kovind stressed on the need for India and Cuba to work together to push for greater space for developing countries in global governance structures.
This programme is in line with India's ambitious target to achieve 40 GW of solar rooftop installation by 2022.
With current projects promising 108 GW renewable power already, Centre confident of crossing set target of 175 GW.
Incidentally, the wind energy sector, which is largely complementary to solar energy sector in India, saw only a 28 per cent increase in the number of job searches during the same time period.