Daily Archive: November 17, 2012

Feed-in-tariff for solar power mooted

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has proposed a feed-in-tariff structure for the electricity generated by solar systems set up under private initiative. A detailed discussion paper on the proposal has been put...

Solar plants may not face power evacuation problem

Solar power plants, to be promoted under the Tamil Nadu Government’s policy on solar energy, may not face the problem of evacuation some windmills face. Solar power is more dispersed than wind power and...

Low-end power consumers should switch’

Suburban residential power consumers of Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) who consume up to 300 units of electricity per month can save between 18% and 50% on their monthly billing (see table) if they switch over...

Tolling business boosts PTC India

After five consecutive quarters of revenue decline, PTC India Ltd reported a 16.9% growth in revenue, but there are questions about its sustainability as tolling projects get delayed and state electricity boards (SEBs) take...

Gamesa mulls solar power entry

Wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa is evaluating the prospects of foraying into the solar power industry in the country, a move intended to create a new stream of revenue and strike synergies between two renewable...

GE completes its first wind farm in India

The US headquartered multinational, GE, today announced the commissioning of the 25.5 MW Yelisurur project of Bhoruka Power Corporation in Karnataka. In a press release, GE has termed the project its “launch site” for...