Daily Archive: July 17, 2013

Tender :: OREDA has invited Bids for Solar Lanterns

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited Sealed Bids from registered Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), government of India approved Manufacturers/Authorized Dealer in the country having valid test certificates from MNRE authorized test...

AP charts plan for energy conservation

The Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission plans to take up department-wise and district-wise energy efficiency plans. P.K. Mohanty, State Chief Secretary and Chairperson of State Energy Conservation Mission, has issued instructions to all...

Pee power to charge your cellphone

Pee power! In a world first, UK scientists claim to have developed a novel method to charge mobile phones – using human urine. Scientists working at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory have described the “breakthrough”...

Drop in power demand adds to wind energy woes

Tamil Nadu is helplessly starring at an unprecedented situation of nature versus nature wherein it has to partially reject a non-renewable power source because of favourable weather conditions. Tangedco is unable to tap wind...

Pilot power scheme for Kottayam

Works to the tune of Rs.23.89 crore to be taken up in electrical circle in the town Kottayam town has been included in the pilot project of the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms...

Coal India plans to venture into power biz: Sources

State-run Coal India (CIL) plans to enter into power generation business, exclusive sources told CNBC-TV18.  Though the plan is at a preliminary stage, CIL may consider installing 1,200-1,500 megawatt capacity initially.     Meanwhile, there are...

Wind power companies sore over new forecasting rule

Wind power generators are upset over a new requirement that the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has brought into force from July 1, which requires them to forecast their next day’s electricity generation. It is...