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Short-term power sales grow 90% in five years

With short-term or day-ahead buying catching on in power trading, entities dealing in these have asked the government to unclog the transmission constraints and look at reforming the process, in accordance with the Electricity...

Fight for a place under the sun

The solar energy sector in India is on the verge of getting entangled in industry in-fighting over incentives and duties. As the country readies to award the next phase of projects, domestic photo-voltaic (PV)...

Adani Group Plans Capacity Expansion of Dhamra Port

BHUBANESWAR: After the recent acquisition of Dhamra Port from L&T Infrastructure and Tata Steel, Adani Group is planning for expansion of the port. The cargo handling capacity of the port will be four times...

Souther states feel heat energy from wind dips

CHENNAI: After enjoying continuous power supply for nearly a month, several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, experienced outages as wind energy dipped below 20MW. The peak shortage on Monday evening and Tuesday morning ranged...

Indian company wins $14 million contract in Egypt

An Indian company today won a major $14 million contract for a World Bank-funded project in Egypt’s power sector. “We are delighted that Dee Development Engineers have won another important contract for a World Bank...

Micro-grids can deliver power to all

Centralised generation and distribution systems are leaky, expensive and not inclusive enough In a country like India, where resources are vast and unequally distributed, “development for all” is a powerful vote-catcher. It’s the one...

New Boiler Technology by BHEL

In a rare instance of a public-sector company coming up with a crucial innovation, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has designed a new boiler for coal-powered power plants that can help them deal with...

Solar Energy for Clean Water

What if India was able to provide clean drinking water to its poorest citizens at truly affordable rates? What if that water was harvested from the ground and purified by clean solar energy so...

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