Monthly Archive: February 2015

Parrikar launches solar powered initiative

Margao: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday inaugurated the state’s first concentrated solar thermal (CST) technology at the 53-year-old Lakaki dry cleaners and art dyers factory premises at Dicarpale, near 3 MTR office mess,...

India can achieve energy swaraj by tapping renewable sources

India can achieve “energy swaraj” by tapping its huge potential for generating renewable energy from various sources, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. “RE-invest is a significant step towards achieving ‘Energy Swaraj’ for India....

Wind energy to be in thick of acquisitions

The Indian wind energy sector would witness heightenedacquisition in the next 12-18 months, with operators having a portfolio of 100-300 Mw generation capacity likely to dominate the buyers’ interest. “These players are having a...

Wind industry’s pitch to India Inc: 18% IRR

CHENNAI, FEB 19:   Wind turbine manufacturers in India want to create a new market by enticing large companies to start wind power businesses. Their pitch to them: 18 per cent IRR. A recent White...

SC hears BSES’ plea on power tariff hike

Continuing the argument in an ongoing case seeking a hike in power tariffs, Delhi-based power distribution company (discom) BSES said the city’s electricity regulator should allow the firm compensation for regulatory assets (past losses)....

APERC to meet today

Hyderabad: In order to improve consumer service and ensure foolproof protection of consumer rights, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) is looking forward for a meaningful discussion in the forthcoming State Advisory Committee...