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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for Megawatt scale plants

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 13, 2017

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed Rs 4.36 per unit as the new tariff for new grid-connected megawatt (MW)-scale solar photovoltaic plants. This is the tariff solar...

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Minister launches mobile app for interface with discoms

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 13, 2017

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the 'Urja Mitra' mobile application that allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution...

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Saligao waste plant in Goa produces 7,000kW daily

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 13, 2017

The state-of-the-art solid waste treatment plant at Saligao on Wednesday began supplying surplus power generated by it to the state electricity grid.

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Mizoram is 27th state in Uday discom debt restructure scheme

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 4, 2017

Mizoram has become the 27th state to join the central government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (Uday) debt restructuring scheme for states’ electricity distribution companies (discoms), an...

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Solar energy reaches another milestone, electricity generation reaches over 10 billion units in January

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 31, 2017

Figures released by the Central Electricity Authority today show that the Indian solar energy sector crossed a milestone in January – generating over 10 billion units of electricity for the...

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India becomes net exporter of power for the first time: Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 30, 2017

India has become a net exporter of electricity during the April-February period this fiscal for the first time, Power Ministry today said.

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Centre sets ball rolling to ensure power for all in Uttar Pradesh

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

After the Bharatiya Janata Party's thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh, the central government has started work on improving electricity supply in the state. The Union power ministry has started...

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Shimla to generate power from waste from April 1

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 6, 2017

From April 1, tourist town Shimla would be the first hill station to generate electricity from waste. From March 20 onwards the trial run of garbage processing plant would start. National Green...

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Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation waits for takers

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 27, 2017

Scientists at IIT, Madras have come up with a novel technique where e-waste can be used as a resource not only to treat waste water but also to generate electricity simultaneously, making it an...

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Indian government's new power plan: Heavy electricity users will now pay lower tariffs

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 16, 2017

Major reforms of power tariffs are on the horizon as an official committee has recommended lower tariffs for heavy users to encourage electricity consumption as the country moves from a deficit...

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