Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat
The announcement was made at a meeting between chief minister Vijay Rupani and Executive Chairman of SB Energy Manoj Kohli. The investment will be in solar energy, wind energy and other unconventional renewable energy sources.
MCA plea to reopen CG Power books likely
According to a person in the know, the MCA’s probe has indicated a suspicious diversion of more than...
Rajasthan: Discoms trip on payment to solar firms raises NPA fears
The discoms have not paid the dues for the past one year running into an e...
Wind woes increase in India, world's cheapest market, as delays pile up threatening nation’s renewable-energy ambitions
Developers are having difficulty finding affordable land, getting financing and connecting to grids.
Uber’s assault report erodes the power of trust
When Uber and Airbnb were getting off the ground earlier this decade, people were apprehensive about taking a ride with strangers, or staying in the home of a random person. Our parents literally cautioned us against this, and it seemed incredibly stupid to defy a lifetime of warnings.
Independent power producers allowed to use Coal India supplies across plants
This is expected to reduce the cost of power generation making them more competitive because if a power company has separate fuel supply agreement for each plant, it can transfer coal from one plant to another. This would also reduce transport cost and take the load off railways during peak season.
Solar power earns Rs 1 crore for South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Over the last year, SDMC generated 6,615 KW solar power from the panels installed at 152 corporation buildings. SDMC became the first municipal corporation in the country to instal solar panels on its rooftops.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
India needs tariff reforms to boost consumption of renewables: WWF
According to the report, C&I consumers' power demand is met principally by grid power (63 per cent) and onsite captive generation (27 per cent, mostly coal fired).
Share market update: Power shares up; Adani Transmissions jumps 6%
The S&P BSE Power index was trading 0.40 per cent up at 1872.27 .
Temple in Gujarat switches to solar power, uses saved money to fund college
Temple's trustee Praveen Chandra said that the electricity bill used to be very high, so they switched to solar power. Fifty-kilowatt capacity solar panels have been installed on the terrace of the temple with an expense of Rs 25 Lakh.
India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.
TV exit polls show BJP retaining power in Karnataka
Many exit polls conducted by local TV channels in Karnataka have predicted the BJP to win eight seats or more, providing chief minister BS Yediyurappa some breather ahead of the counting of votes scheduled for Monday.
Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh
The government is facilitating developers by allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100% through the automatic route. Moreover, Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar and wind power shall also be waived for renewable projects commissioned by December 2022.
Modi government plans big on wind power; projects of 12,162.50 MW capacity awarded so far
To facilitate the growth of wind power production in the country, several fiscal and financial incentives such as Accelerated Depreciation and exemption of concessional customs duty for procuring certain components of wind electric generators are being provided by the government to private sector investors.
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