Daily Archive: July 3, 2013

Uganda Launches Innovative Feed-in Tariff Programme

In an effort to draw more private investment into renewable power projects in the country, Uganda has launched an innovative new renewable energy development financing programme, the Global Energy Transfer Feed-in Tariff (GET FiT)....

India seeks investments from US in power sector

Inviting US investments into the power sector, India has said both countries can work towards developing hydro and thermal power stations with the possibility of technology transfer. “I see a huge technology transfer in the transmissions sector between...

IMF deal to end power subsidy – Pakistan Energy crisis

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday claimed to have reached an understanding with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new $5.25 billion bailout package under which power sector subsidies will be eliminated gradually in...

Andhra Pradesh receives 35 bids for solar power projects

The Andhra Pradesh government has received bids from 35 companies for setting up solar powerprojects in the state with combined installation capacity of 418 megawatt. According to a press release issued by the Member Secretary,...

Knitting mill takes to solar power in Tirupur

A private knitting mill in Tirupur has put up a carpet of solar panels on its rooftop to produce some 5,000 units of power a day, to overcome the power shortage. Alpine Knits (India)...