Daily Archive: June 26, 2013

Power tariff hike in Karnataka only after 3 months

The proposed additional burden is expected to be marginal as Karnataka uses very little quantity of imported coal and even the marginal hike will have to wait for three months. 3-month reprieve The process...

Textile hub Tirupur explores solar option

Seven textile units in Tirupur have come together to set up a captive 20 MW solar power plant, according to Raja M. Shanmugham, Chairman of Apex Clothing Company, the joint venture that will invest...

Farmers look to the sun to power their IP sets

Government urged to announce 75 per cent subsidy Farmers, hit by frequent and unscheduled power cuts, are showing interest in alternative sources of energy to power their irrigation pumpsets (IP sets). Despite their limitations,...

China Solars Move Factories Overseas to Avoid EU Duties

As Europe slaps duties on $15 billion of solar panels, their Chinese producers are preparing to counterattack with devices assembled from South Africa to Istanbul that will avoid the import taxes. Trina Solar Ltd., JinkoSolar Holding Co. (JKS) and Canadian...

DOE Requests Input From Wave Power Industry

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Program is seeking public opinion related to improving the manufacturing process for ocean, tidal and wave power technologies. The request for information is intended to focus...

Welspun gets funding for Karnataka solar project

Welspun Energy, India’s biggest developer of solar projects, today said it has got Rs 48.75 crore funding from financial institutions for its Karnataka solar project. The 7 MW project located in Chitradurga district will...