Daily Archive: January 18, 2011

India to produce 20,000 MW of solar power by 2022

The Government of India has set an ambitious target of 20,000 Megawatts of solar power by 2022. This was revealed by Deepak Gupta, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, while delivering the keynote...

FPO likely in April-May 2011: PFC

State-run and finance provider for power sector Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has declared its results for the quarter ended December 2010. It has reported net profit at Rs 659 crore in Q3 as against...

Himachal to promote private investment in hydro power

The Himachal Pradesh government will encourage private investment to tap hydropower potential in the state, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Monday. “The government has recently allotted 273 mini hydro electric projects out of...

Gujarat gets solar energy association

In order to bring together the stake holders in the solar energy sector in Gujarat, a group of industrialists have launched a Solar Energy Association that will address some of the key issues relating...

Bihar may lose mega power project

In what threatens to be a major setback to power-starved Bihar’s bid to become self-dependent for its energy needs, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is learned to be contemplating withdrawal from a joint venture project...