Daily Archive: August 4, 2013

SSNNL to set up 10-MW solar power project

Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL) has finalised plans to set up a 10-MW solar power generation plant on Sardar Sarovar canal, two people with knowledge of the matter, said. SSNNL, which is developing...

World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs...

European Commission Approves Chinese Solar-Panel Pact

The European Commission approved trade chief Karel De Gucht’s plan for curbs on Chinese solar panels, allowing import tariffs to be removed in three days in Europe’s largest dumping dispute. The commission, the European Union’s...

Power “trips” mini steel plants in Chhattisgarh

Mini steel plants across the mineral-rich state of Chhattisgarh have stopped production since Saturday, demanding concession in the power tariff for their survival. Chhattisgarh, which was once the biggest steel market in the country, had 200...