Daily Archive: April 26, 2012

India’s clean tech research “abysmal,” says Pachauri

The amount of research on clean technologies being carried out in Indian institutions is “abysmal,” and a major restructuring of Indian science and technology institutions and infrastructure is required, said Rajendra Pachauri, president of...

India sparks solar energy market: Report

India’s ambitious national solar programme has catalysed rapid growth in the solar market driving solar energy prices low and demonstrating how government policy can stimulate clean energy markets, according to a new report. In...

RPower secures legal thumbs-up on coal diversion

Ahead of Saturday’s ministerial panel meeting to examine the attorney general’s opinion on the legality of a government decision allowing Reliance Power to divert surplus coal from its Sasan captive mines, the private developer...

Khandwa power plant clears boiler test

Struggling hard to keep its old power units going, MP power generating company limited (MPPGCL) on Wednesday received a shot in the arm when its 600 mega watt (mw) upcoming unit of the multi-crore...

Bihar proposes to set up 25 hydel power projects

Heavily dependent on the Centre for supply of electricity and facing acute power shortage, Bihar has taken steps for setting up 25 hydel power projects for generating about 800 MW with the proposals at...

Industries can now purchase power from open market

The government has invoked special powers under the Electricity Act and directed the central and state regulators to implement a long-pending reform to allow industrial consumers to buy cheaper power from the open market....

How India Utilizes Renewable Energy Today

Guest article from one of our reader Kathleen Hubert. Since India’s industry has been greatly hampered due to the lack in energy that has been available in this rising country, it has become more reliant...