Daily Archive: July 31, 2012

Yet another grid failure halts life in half of India

Yet another grid failure halts life in half of India Tuesday July 31, 2012 Chandigarh Just when North India thought a nightmarish power crisis was behind them, the Northern ,Eastern and north eastern grids...

North, East India powerless as grids collapse

For the second time in two days, half of India was plunged into darkness after the Northern and the Eastern Grids collapsed, affecting all 7 states in the north and the states of West...

India’s CSP projects lie in wait

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) had a lot of promise when it took off in 2008, but insufficient accurate DNI data, the unclear future of government subsidies, challenges in financing projects, and...

Tariff hike fails to shock consumers

The tariff shock has not cured average Malayali’s ‘power’ syndrome. Statistics available with Kerala State Electricity Board shows that power consumption has gone up despite a 30% hike in tariff. A day after the...