Daily Archive: May 10, 2013

Lanco’s solar cell making plant to start by next year

Lanco Solar Private Ltd, a unit of the Hyderabad-based Lanco Group, would kick-start the 300-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar manufacturing plant in special economic zone (SEZ) in Rajnandgaon of Chhattisgarh next year. “By (mid) next...

Solar power market sees growth, but challenges remain

Correcting the misconception of solar power being expensive, getting bank funding and bottlenecks in acquiring land for solar projects are among the major challenges for those keen on investing in this form of renewable...

Govt to grade solar rooftop equipment

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is working on an exercise to grade solar rooftop equipment, Tarun Kapur, Joint Secretary (Solar), MNRE, said here today. The contours of the grading scheme are being...

More autonomy for discoms proposed

A draft on the state electricity distribution responsibility Bill by a forum of regulators proposes making state governments responsible for steps to enable the financial turnaround of distribution licensees. It also envisages power purchase...

Solar power market sees growth, but challenges remain

Correcting the misconception of solar power being expensive, getting bank funding and bottlenecks in acquiring land for solar projects are among the major challenges for those keen on investing in this form of renewable...