Monthly Archive: November 2012

Centre worsening power crisis: TN minister

The state government expects to overcome the power shortage from December, and would have around 500 Mw of excess power The lack of interest from the Centre in linking northern and southern grid and...

Switching on off-grid solar

Of the nations participating in the Doha Climate Change Conference, India holds an unenviable distinction—it faces what is probably the greatest challenge to electricity access in the world. About 75 million of its 226...

CERC summons CMD / PSPCL for default in payments

CERC summons CMD / PSPCL for payment default Thursday November 29, 2012 New Delhi Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has summoned Chairman –cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for default...

India to witness 89 GW of installed wind power by 2020

India is expected to have 89 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind power capacity by 2020 and attract $16.5 billion annual investment according to India’s Wind Energy Outlook 2012. This would hypothetically help prevent the...

TN assures support to solar power producers

Grid connected solar power producers in Tamil Nadu can be confident of timely tariff payments and evacuation, assured the Electricity Minister, Natham R. Viswanathan. The State-owned utility, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company, will...