Daily Archive: September 27, 2012

Forest panel’s no to Adani mining project in Maharashtra

A four-member committee headed by the Chandrapur range Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF), has denied permission to the proposed open cast mining project of the Adani Power Limited(APL) near Lohara in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra....

Korean firm to set up 330-MW solar projects

The State Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green signal for setting up solar projects in various parts of the State with a combined generation capacity of 330 MW. Addressing a press conference soon after...

Solar power for Indore airport in four months

The Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport would soon be lit with solar energy. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received bids for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 100 kilowatts-peak (KWp) solar photo voltaic power...

Immense Potential For Solar Inverters In India

The free light and energy that is abundantly and easily available from the sun is generally used as solar photovoltaic (PV) or heat (thermal) energy. This is made possible by using special devices that...

DERC proposes to restore previous tariff structure

In the wake of surging complaints of inflated power bills, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Wednesday proposed to make certain adjustments in power tariff structure which may bring relief to a majority of...

RECs’ trading tepid in September

As expected the trading in renewable energy certificates (REC) today (for the month of September) was weak. Sellers offered to sell 7,11,171 (non solar) RECs, but only 2,64,446 were bought, and that too, at...

Solar consolidation: Hit the reset button

Industry analysts were in agreement at the SPI 2012 conference, held on Thursday, that the solar industry is set for major consolidation over the next 1 year to 18 months. “The reset button needs...

Majority of Indian Bank’s SEB loans restructured

Indian Bank on Wednesday said its exposure to state electricity boards (SEBs) was limited, adding it hadn’t received any new requisition for loan restructuring from SEBs. Chairman and Managing Director T M Bhasin said...

Barclays cuts Power Finance rating; debt bailout impact limited

Barclays Capital cut India’s Power Finance Corp to ‘underweight’ from ‘neutral’, saying the state-run lender for power projects would see only a limited impact from the government bailout of state-owned electricity distributors (discom). Barclays...

National Wind Acquired by Trishe Wind Energy

National Wind LLC has been acquired by Trishe Wind Energy Inc. Trishe Wind Energy is part of Trishe Energy Group, founded in India. Trishe Energy Group is an international developer of wind energy with...

India Renewable Energy Credit Demand Slumps in September

Demand for renewable-energy credits in India declined this month because of a supply glut and concern regulators may not enforce clean-energy targets on utilities. Bids from companies seeking to buy credits fell 7 percent from the...

Andhra Pradesh launched first non- FiT solar policy

The Key Provisions under the Policy are:   Sale to third party, captive consumption allowed (both inter-state and intra-state) State DISCOMs will support APPC+REC model Banking extended for Solar developer from January to December....