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NTPC begins using farm stubble as fuel at Dadri plant to help Delhi breathe easy

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2019

State-run NTPC has started using farm stubble as fuel at one of the units at its Dadri power plant, a first of its kind move expected to help Delhi and its neighbourhood breathe easy by stopping...

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12 cos show interest in 1,000MW floating solar plant in Solapur

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2019

MSEDCL’s 1,000MW solar floating plant at Ujani dam in Solapur district has evoked tremendous response with 12 top companies participating in the pre-bid meeting held in Mumbai. Interestingly,...

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Energy Efficiency Services inks first long-term rupee loan of Rs 500 cr

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2019

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has raised its first long-term rupee loan of Rs 500 crore, the undertaking announced on Tuesday.

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Tamil Nadu wind power companies get jolt as tariff plummets

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2019

Tamil Nadu wind power developers are an aggrieved lot with the tariff falling below all expectations. 

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Solar power industry demands uniform GST rate of 5 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2018

The Solar Power Developer Association (SPDA) has demanded the goods and services tax rate be kept uniform at 5 per cent on solar power generating system (SPGS) saying recent recommendations of...

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Siemens Gamesa secures order for 126-MW wind projects in Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 21, 2018

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on Thursday said it has secured an order from one of India's largest utilities to construct a 126-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra. ...

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Centre provided Rs 382 crore funding assistance to Madhya Pradesh for solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 21, 2018

The central government provided total funding assistance of Rs 382 crore to Madhya Pradesh over the past two financial year 2016-17 and 2017-18 for implementing solar power schemes and projects...

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REC solar panels bring clean energy to remote Himalayan communities

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 21, 2018

Marking the recent United Nations Global Climate Summit in Katowice, Poland, REC Group, the leading European brand for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, reports on its own initiatives to bring...

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Niti's roadmap for power reform: Privatisation of discoms, more auctions

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog in its strategy document Wednesday suggested for the power sector a plethora of reforms like promoting smart grids, auctioning of energy, privatisation of...

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Shell to acquire 49% stake in Cleantech Solar

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has picked up 49% stake in Cleantech Solar, a Southeast Asia and India-focused solar energy systems developer, for $100 million in what could be the British energy giant’s...

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