Daily Archive: March 6, 2013

Kudankulam-1 likely to be commissioned by Apr: Govt

The much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear power project is expected to be commissioned by April, government told the Lok Sabha today. “All efforts are being made to commission units 1&2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project by...

Dabhol plant shut for want of fuel

Hit severely by the decline in production of gas at Reliance Industries’ KG-D6 Blocks, the 1,967-MW power plant at Dabhol has completely shut operations since February 21 due to non-availability of gas. Ratnagiri Gas...

Creating a green future : ECO- BUILD

  The buildings in which we live and work are a major consumer of energy, responsible for some 30-40 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions, a similar share of total solid waste, and 12...

Power plants to get priority in gas sharing

The government plans to give power plants top priority in gas allocation, dislodging fertilizers from the privileged position, as supply from Reliance IndustriesBSE 0.96 % KG-D6 block for electricity generate has dropped to almost zero. Power plants...

EU acts against harm from biofuel crops

The EU is changing its policy on biofuels to encourage energy production from waste rather than from food crops. The European Commission says clearing land in order to plant biofuel crops can often cancel out the...

Biomass may hinder climate fight

A report by campaign groups has warned that burning biomass (such as wood) in power stations may hinder attempts to tackle climate change. Biomass is expected to contribute about third of the UK’s mandatory...