Monthly Archive: April 2013

“Inverter” Heart of the Solar System

Inverters are the heart of Solar power system, it facilitates the conversion of DC into AC so that generated power can be effectively consumed by home appliances or can be fed into the grid....

NSL Renewable Power to raise $60 million

NSL Renewable Power Pvt Ltd has executed investment agreements to raise $60 million (about Rs 330 crore) from a group of investors. The renewable energy company is part the Hyderabad-based diversified NSL Group. The...

U.S. Weighs Legislation to Cut Clean Energy Capital Costs

The U.S. government may propose legislation that would help investors lower the cost of capital for renewable-energy projects, the acting energy secretary said. “We’ve got to lower the cost of capital for energy investments,...

Poland Prioritizes Cheap Power in Shift Away From Coal

Poland is prioritizing low-cost electricity as it revamps its energy policy and shifts away from its reliance on coal-fired generation, the nation’s environment minister said. Marcin Korolec said he’d like to phase out subsidies for both...

First Solar plans power clusters near industrial estates

First Solar, the US-based solar photovoltaic products and integration solutions company, is set to take up solar photovoltaic (PV) clusters in India close to existing industrial hubs. Sujoy Ghosh, Country Head-India, First Solar Power...

‘Govt should subsidise free power bill’

Second generation reforms are necessary to set right the country’s power sector while addressing fuel supply issues, according to former power minister Suresh Prabhu. Interacting with representatives from the power sector here on Saturday,...

Grain traders welcome steps to raise power generation

Tamilnadu Foodgrains Merchants Association has expressed its appreciation to Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for announcing a slew of measures in the Assembly for increasing power generation in the State. Hydel project In a letter...

Clean power capacity races past 28,000 mw in 2012-13

11,250 mw new capacity added over the past three years Country’s grid-interactive renewable energy capacity addition crossed 28,000 mw in FY13 though the sector missed the target for the year due to drop in...