Daily Archive: February 8, 2015

488 crore to strengthen transmission network

Power discom DHBVN will spend Rs 488 crore in a bid to strengthen its transmission network in Gurgaon, a top official said on Saturday. The plan involves repairing about 5,000 transformers, as part of...

World added 50GW of wind power in 2014

The amount of wind capacity installed across the globe reached a record high last year, new research claims. Preliminary figures from the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) reveal more than 50GW of wind power...

Mahanadi Coalfields to form two SPVs

Coal India Ltd. subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), on Saturday, reached agreements to form two Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) for evacuation of coal from two of its biggest coalfields in Odisha. The agreement was...

City techie lights up 36 villages with solar power

A city-based technologist has successfully powered nearly three dozen villages in the states of Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh, using solar energy, in the last five years. Rajinder Kumar Kaura started the...