Daily Archive: February 14, 2013

CIL plans to foray into solar power

Coal India (CIL) is foraying into the solar power sector with a view to make use of its whopping cash reserve of above R60,000 crore in a meaningful way. CIL chairman and managing director...

Mahavitaran opposes MERC move to raise wind power tariff

Maharashtra state government-owned electricity distribution utility Mahavitaran Ltd has objected to the move by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to increase tariffs for wind power projects. It said wind power tariffs are already...

Real-Time Monitoring Improves Wind Turbines

A new approach is available for real-time monitoring of the structural health of wind turbine components during exposure to turbulences. Physicists have now developed a new method for analyzing the elastic characteristics of mechanical...

NHPC plans to set up 3 thermal projects: Scindia

NHPC plans to take up three thermal projects, one in Madhya Pradesh and two in Bihar. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, told the Consultative Committee on Power that, “All...