Centre to set up renewable energy board to cut developers’ risks
The government will set up a Renewable Energy Promotion and Facilitation Board to help minimise risks for developers in the sector that has seen a waning of investment interest mainly because of adverse policies of state governments.
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Novel device can generate electricity from air using bacterial protein, says study
The device has significant advantages over other forms of renewable energy including solar and wind since "it even works indoors."
India's annual coal power output falls for first time in a decade
While greater adoption of renewable energy contributed to lower output from coal-fired utilities, weak economic growth added to a slowdown in overall demand for electricity, economists say.
An electric conundrum: Gates thinks EVs are the future of automobile industry but high price is a problem
Gates feels that the price might dissuade people from going electric.
CIL offers 3-month supply pact to power companies not having sale agreements
The Centre and Coal India have initiated the process of offering three-month coal supply contracts for power plants that don’t have power sale agreements. The first auction, on highest bid basis, will be held during the second week of March for supplies from April to June.
A green drive: Climate crusader Bill Gates buys an electric Porsche Taycan; says he prefers EVs over fossil fuel cars
Porsche Taycan starts at $185,000.
Electric cars likely to get same power specs
India has the potential to become one of the largest EV markets in the world, with the government pushing for the segment in order to curb pollution and reduce reliance on import-dependent fossil fuel, says a World Economic Forum report.
Solar Rooftop companies move Tribunal on KERC's order
Net metering allows developers to sell electricity to the grid and deduct its value from their bill for the power drawn from the distribution company. The government encourages this system to promote renewable energy, but discoms in several states are hostile to this because they lose revenue for each unit of privately generated power.
Tata Power plans to have 700 EV charging stations by 2021
The govt's decision to lower the GST rate on EVs is expected to make them affordable for consumers.
Nitin Gadkari inaugurates first inter-city electric bus service
The 43-seater capacity luxury electric bus, manufactured by Mitra Mobility Solution, has a range of 300 kilometre on a single charge and would be operated twice daily between the two cities, the operator Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions said.
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Nitin Gadkari invites players for electric lane of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
The minister said the government is ready to provide policy support to serious investors and also appealed them to come forward in the field of alternative fuel including bio-CNG and electric vehicle. The entire Delhi Mumbai Express Highway will be completed in the next three years, the minister said, adding that land acquisition for the project has been completed.
Andhra SLDCs seek review of HC order on renewable power curtailment
State load dispatch centres of Andhra Pradesh have moved the state High Court seeking a review of its recent order directing the Union renewable energy ministry to form an experts’ committee to check whether state discoms curtailed solar and wind power.
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