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Despite order, power companies not using treated waste water in Maharastra

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Even though the Union ministry of power has made it mandatory for power plants situated within 50km radius of a municipal corporation to use treated waste water, not many power companies are...

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Gujarat solar cooperative: Model for generating additional farm income, conserving ground water, says experts

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Farmers of India’s first solar cooperative set up in Dhundi village of Kheda district of Gujarat received their initial payments for harvesting solar power on their farms, Monday, as experts put...

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New electrical energy storage material shows its power

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

A powerful new material developed by Northwestern University chemist William Dichtel and his research team could one day speed up the charging process of electric cars and help increase their...

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National electricity plan to be ready by September 2016

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

A national electricity plan, which provides a road map for the power sector for the next five years, will be ready by next month, Central Electricity Authority (CEA) Chairman S.D. Dubey said on...

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Subject Tags: electricity , policy , power

Electrification of 1,450 Uttar Pradesh villages under lens, Power Ministry to seek CAG audit

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

The Centre is carrying out an on field verification in all 1,450 villages declared as electrified by Uttar Pradesh to probe if funds sanctioned for rural electrification by it have been pilfered...

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India readies plan to improve renewable power storage

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

As lithium-ion batteries take centre-stage in the global pursuit for efficient energy storage systems, India has quietly readied a plan aimed at creating systems that can store up to 10,000 mw...

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Central University of Karnataka powers its campus the solar way

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

Central University of Karnataka (CUK) is saving lakhs of rupees every month by tapping into solar energy to meet the power requirements of the university campus at Kadaganchi in Aland taluk....

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No power shortage in the country, says Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 2, 2016

There is no shortage of power in the country to cater to the demands of states and government is trying to fully tap the potential of new and renewable energy to produce 175 Gigawatt of power by...

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Subject Tags: power , renewable energy

India tastes its largest single-day power trade

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

India's largest power exchange IEX traded 141 million units (MUs) of electricity last Friday. Nothing unusual about it, except that the volume of power bought and sold that day represented the...

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Gurgaon hogs more power than Delhi, Mumbai

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

Its population is significantly lower than the metros but Gurgaon consumes much more power per person than Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata, data compiled by the state discom shows...

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