Daily Archive: November 13, 2012

Environ Energy ties up with Canadian co for lithium ion batteries

Kolkata-based Environ Energy Corporation (formerly Bhaskar Solar) has tied up with a Canadian company called Electrovaya for providing lithium-ion-based batteries for use in solar-powered telecom towers. Environ Energy’s Managing Director Jyoti Poddar told Business...

MKU bets on Solar power

In the wake of severe power crisis, Madurai Kamaraj University is all set to join the solar bandwagon soon. Having completed a comprehensive review of power requirements in its campus, the university is betting...

Rooftop solar power plant scheme finds takers

The state government’s attempt to popularize solar-based small-scale power plants is getting a solid response from the public. The Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (Anert), which is implementing the scheme, has received...

Power firms reap benefit of cheap imported coal

The steep fall in coal prices over the past year has helped power companies cut fuel cost and generate cheaper electricity. JSW Energy and Reliance Power, for example, which have reported their second quarter...

Snag at OPGC unit affects power supply

Odisha’s power crisis deepened after non-generation at a unit of Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) in Jharsuguda district entered its third day on Monday. The 210-MW Unit II of the IB Thermal Power Station...