Daily Archive: June 12, 2012

Pat for national solar mission

India’s initiative in the renewable energy sector has received praise in the report on renewable energy trends in 2011, launched, on Monday, by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Renewable Energy Policy Network...

Govt to review fuel production tomorrow

The government will review coal production in a meeting tomorrow against the backdrop of Coal India expressing apprehensions over shortfall in supply to power producers. “There would be a review meeting on coal production...

$257 billion invested in renewable energy in 2011.

Global investment in renewable energy reached a record of $257 billion last year, with solar attracting more than half the total spending, according to a U.N. report released Monday. Investment in solar energy surged...

Another Indian State Planning 500-MW Solar Energy Park

Southern Indian state of Karnataka is planning to set up a 500-MW solar power park soon. Recently, a 600-MW solar park was commissioned in the western state of Gujarat. According to media reports, the state government is currently...

PGCIL postpones tower lease plans

State-owned Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd (PGCIL) has put its plan to lease 200,000 of its transmission towers to the telecom sector on the back burner, reflecting the Indian telecom sector losing its...