Daily Archive: September 17, 2012

Making efforts to popularize solar energy: Farooq

Various policies, regulatory and fiscal incentives have accelerated development of renewable energy generation and because of these initiatives, large capacity addition through renewable generation is envisaged in the 12th Plan period, he said. Renewable...

An entry that will hit power makers

The government has restricted duty-free import of goods required for setting up mega power projects to 111 specified projects (including seven Ultra Mega Power Projects), for which the certificate from the ministry of power...

Futures trading in power to begin as turf war ends

Futures trading in electricity based on actual delivery is set to commence soon, with the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) agreeing to keep Power Exchange of India and India Energy Exchange out of its regulatory...

Jayalalithaa announces support package to TNEB

The Tamil Nadu Government has announced a package of financial assistance to the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board including an advance of Rs 1,000 crore. The other support measures include providing a guarantee to enable...

Finnish cleantech companies look for opportunities in India

In a bid to tap India’s potential in the renewable energy sector, Finnish cleantech companies are looking for stronger partnerships in the country, especially in the field of energy efficiency, water treatment and bio-energy. The companies, part of Cleantech...