Daily Archive: July 26, 2013

Neepco plan to tap solar, wind power

The North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (Neepco) is embarking on a plan to generate at least 1500MW power from non-conventional sources of energy, especially by tapping solar power and wind, in the next five years. Talking to...

The power grid gets better, now reform SEBs

There is welcome, albeit belated, action in power. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued draft norms to regulate overdrawal of power, to boost grid discipline and prevent tripping. Last year, reckless overdrawing did lead...

Go for safe solar power

Chennai: Make sure that your ‘green’ intentions don’t turn black. While installing a rooftop solar photovoltaic (SPV) system at home, ensure use of quality and certified inverters. For, Tangedco can hold you responsible for any...

Power company’s officials face salary, increment cut

The salary of more than half a dozen technical field officials of North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL) has been deducted as they failed to ensure proper checking and maintenance of power distribution...

Odisha to invest Rs 3,600 cr in power sector

In a bid to provide quality electricity to consumers and farmers, Odisha government today decided to invest Rs 3,600 crore within next four years in the power sector, official sources said. The decision in...

Gujarat government announces new Wind Energy Policy

Gujarat government on Thursday approved Wind Energy Policy to expedite and encourage development of wind power generation activities in the state, said a top minister. The 25-year policy will exempt the power producers from...