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Government on target: All villages to get electricity by month-end

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2018

The government is set to meet its ambitious target of providing electricity to all villages by the end of April. 

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Gujarat cancels 500 MW auction results, rebidding likely

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

Gujarat cancelled a solar project auction it held in end-March without assigning any reasons. Industry sources said this was because the state government felt the tariff quoted by bidders to...

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Delhiites may soon get money for unscheduled power cuts by discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

Citizens would be compensated for unscheduled power cuts lasting longer than one hour, if a policy approved by the Delhi government on Tuesday gets a green signal from Lt. Governor Anil Baijal...

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Subject Tags: DISCOM , power , sector news

British PE firm Actis close to buying solar assets of India's Shapoorji Pallonji: Reports

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

British private equity firm Actis is close to signing a deal to buy the solar power portfolio of Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji, three people aware of the development said on Tuesday. ...

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Rajasthan aims 3,780 MW solar capacity by April next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve the goal of 7,000 MW clean...

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Madras High Court dismisses plea against 70% solar imports safeguard

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The Madras High Court has dismissed the petition challenging the Directorate General of Safeguards’ recommendation of 70% safeguard duty on import of solar panels and modules, according to three...

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China interested in joining International Solar Alliance

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

China has expressed interest in joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a treaty based inter-governmental alliance of 121 sunshine-rich countries that lie fully or partially between the...

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EESL to instal smart meters across 75,000 Delhi households

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will replace 75,000 conventional electricity meters with smart meters in Delhi.

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Andhra Pradesh reservoir to have floating solar power plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

In a move to set-up of a floating solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has started construction of a 2MW floating solar farm at...

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Centre to set up a certification authority for calibration of pollution measuring instruments

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

Noting that the absence of standardised pollution-measuring instruments has sometimes led to inaccurate air and water pollution data, the Centre has decided to set up a certification authority...

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