Daily Archive: August 29, 2012

India May Auction 1 Gigawatt to Double Solar Capacity

India may auction a third of the solar projects planned by 2017 in the current financial year to double the nation’s sun-powered capacity as it seeks additional clean-energy investments to combat power shortages. Of...

50% by PV in 2050 a reality?

The total installed PV capacity in the world at the end of 2011 was 70GW as per REN21. The latest report from IMS Research show that about 31 GW new capacity will be added...

Renewable energy can save Telcos money

New Delhi:Telecom companies can save up to Rs 80,000 crore over the next eight years by replacing diesel with a renewable energy source to power towers, says a report released by NGO Greenpeace on...

Germany’s new “renewable” energy policy

It is amazing how biased the international media is when it comes to reporting on energy generation, specifically electricity. In mid-August, Germany opened a new 2200MW coal-fired power station near Cologne, and virtually not...

CIL Achieves 95% of supply target to power sector

This was informed by Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal while replying a written question in Rajya Sabha today. The supplies to power sector from CIL have been 312.02mn...

Pakistan seeks India’s expertise in renewable energy

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan. A visiting Pakistan delegation led by Zafar Mahmood, secretary in Pakistan’s water and power ministry held...