Monthly Archive: October 2011

Why the world is burning more coal

Source Gaurdian: This year’s UN climate negotiations are in Durban, South Africa. Many delegates will already be looking forward to the chance of going on safari after their labors, visiting Kruger National Park or...

Renewable power challenge to grid stability

Source Power-eng: India is increasingly harnessing renewable power sources like wind and solar to contain the carbon footprint of its power sector. But the disadvantage with them is they are unreliable, infirm sources of...

India clean energy investments $ 7.5 billion

Renewable energy project investment in India has topped $7.2 billion in the first three quarters of 2011 regardless of Europe’s debt crisis, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Built from project finance, public markets and new...

Power co to set up solar energy plant

In a bid to popularize environmental-friendly energy sources, Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL), is going to build a 1 MW solar power plant and distribute the power generated through women self-help groups. The company...

Need for right kind of energy mix

Source TH: The RBI should create a separate window for financing renewable energy projects, says Tata-BP Solar CEO.   Stating that a huge amount of money and funding was required from banks and financial...

UJVN to form joint venture with GAIL

Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVN), the state-run hydropower company which is venturing into gas-based power sector, would form a joint venture (JV)with GAIL to set up two power plants in Uttarakhand. UJVN would...

Kudankulam – NPCIL seeks Centre’s intervention

Amidst agitation by the villagers against the 2,000-Mw Kudankulam nuclear project, the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPCIL) has sought the intervention of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and senior bureaucrats so that emergency and maintenance...

Want to Invest in India? Keep One Eye on its Coal Production

by David Fessler, Investment U Senior Analyst Source:http://www.investmentu.com/2011/October/india-coal-production.html I’ve said it over and over – economic growth requires a cheap source of home-grown energy. It doesn’t matter what country we’re talking about. Without cheap energy, economic growth...