Daily Archive: June 29, 2013

Renewable energy takes India forward

The 1990s is when renewable energy industry made a beginning in the country, although the history of wind power generation goes back to 1985. That was when the then Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources...

Subsidy regime blamed for solar scam

A renewable energy expert has blamed the raging ‘solar scam’ on the subsidy regime made applicable for generation of solar energy. Subsidy scheme creates fertile ground for scams, says K. Sivadasan, former top official...

25% more tariff for Tata Power consumers

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved an average increase in tariff to Rs 5.26 from the existing Rs 4.19 for FY14 for around 3 lakh residential consumers, a 25% increase which will be...

Power, fertilizer sectors may get subsidised gas rates

While producers will get a price determined by the Rangarajan formula, user industries of power and fertilizer may get gas at lower price with government subsidising the difference. While defending the hike in natural...