Daily Archive: August 21, 2013

Why Energy storage is important for micro-grids in India

(Hybrid micro-grid can strengthen electricity supply to Rural India) When distribution and transmission lines in India are not able to supply electricity to remote rural villages, then there is a hope of innovation, Micro-grid....

Maharashtra cracks the whip on renewable power obligations

In a breakthrough decision for wind and solar power industry, the power regulator in Maharashtra has directed all distribution firms to meet their obligation for buying renewable energy in the past four years, and said they will...

New Himachal power policy to tap solar energy

Himachal Pradesh government has decided to come out with new power policy to harness solar energy. Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said that state government was endeavouring to preserve the depleting conventional resources to meet...

APTransco may contest GVK’s capital cost hike

The state power regulator’s recent decision to enhance the capital cost of the 15-year old gas-based power plant owned by GVK group may not go uncontested as the state power utility will have to pay more to enable...