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Telangana set to lead India in solar power generation by year-end

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

Energy minister G Jagadishwar Reddy said that Telangana is set to become the biggest solar power generating state in the country by the end of this year.

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Power Ministry misses target despite rise in output for November-December

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 30, 2017

 Demonetisation may have negligible impact on power sector as output grew by 8.53 per cent in November and 6.13 per cent in December year-on-year but Power Ministry could not achieve the...

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Himachal Pradesh surpasses Jammu and Kashmir in power generation, development

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 23, 2017

Himachal Pradesh – a state having half geographical area than Jammu and Kashmir- has surpassed JK in power generation with HP generating 6370 MW of electricity in comparison to 3263 MW by JK,...

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Rooftop solar power generation is up, but future uncertain

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 23, 2017

In the past year, the city’s rooftop solar power generation has jumped nearly fourfold. However, despite this apparently rapid response to the rooftop solar scheme, there is growing concern that...

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270 MW solar projects connected: Hartek power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 12, 2017

City-based Hartek Power, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, today said it has successfully connected 270-MW solar projects spread across Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and...

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Northeast could feed India up to 1,100 MW of power by year end

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 11, 2017

The northeastern region, with its huge energy potential -- 50,000 MW, by some estimates -- could soon become the "power house of India". And taking a small first step in this direction, it is...

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Coal demand to decline in next five years: IEA

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 13, 2016

 

The world's appetite for coal will cool off over the next five years as major energy-consuming economies such as the US, China and India increasingly turn to other sources, the...

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India does not need more coal-based capacity addition till 2022: Central Electricity Authority

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 13, 2016

Indicating a significant shift in the Indian power sector, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has, in its National Electricity Plan (2017-2022), said the country does not need any more coal...

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India gets powerful boost, electricity PLF recovers from August lows

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 12, 2016

Even before demonetisation struck it, the economy was barely starting to fire on all cylinders but at least one sector — electricity — was indeed looking up after long lull. After plunging to a...

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Google to be powered 100% by renewable energy from 2017

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 7, 2016

Google’s data centres and the offices for its 60,000 staff will be powered entirely by renewable energy from next year, in what the company has called a “landmark moment”.

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