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Solar projects: India hopes to meet WTO deadline on sourcing norms

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

 
India is hopeful of adhering to the World Trade Organisation’s year-end deadline for removing the compulsory domestic-sourcing clause in its national solar energy generation programme,...

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Andhra Pradesh spending Rs.3,600 cr to modernise power sector

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

Andhra Pradesh is spending Rs. 3,600 crore, obtained from the World Bank as a loan, on modernisation of the power sector, according to Power Minister K Kala Venkata Rao.

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JSW Energy looks at new opportunities in renewables

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Energy is exploring new opportunities in renewable energy space and transmission and distribution segment, the company said in its annual report 2016-17. ...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000 MW of power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

The threat of yet another drought is looming large over the state after being reduced to its knees following regular drought for the last three-years. Poor progress of monsoon has resulted in...

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Hindustan Power to set up 15 solar power projects in Japan of 150 MW

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

Hindustan Power, the New Delhi-based power producer, today announced it has acquired 15 solar power generation projects in Japan with a capacity of 150 MW requiring an investment of $100 million...

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CEA prepares power distribution perspective plan to help stressed discoms

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 13, 2017

A new ‘Long Term Distribution Perspective Plan’ is being drafted by the ministry of power to collate details of all the power distribution companies across the country. Being prepared by the...

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Government to electrify 10,000 mobile towers to cut down diesel use

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 13, 2017

The Department of Telecom today said it is working on electrifying 10,486 mobile towers from power grid in order to reduce diesel consumption on cell sites.

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NLC India invests big money into renewable energy

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 12, 2017

State-owned power producer NLC India is investing heavily in renewable energy as producing only lignite and generating power from it may not be sustainable for long, chairman and managing...

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Power projects may get their very own ‘Aadhaar’ identity

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 12, 2017

The government is considering an Aadhaar-like unique identification for all the power projects in the country to know the right amount of electricity generation and consumption, electricity...

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Mettur power plant stops generation

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 11, 2017

Generation was stopped at the Mettur Thermal Power Plant (MTPP) on Saturday night after the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board generated more power through wind mills. Due to this, 600 MW of power...

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