Daily Archive: April 17, 2015

Solar power picks up steam in more States

Various states are making quick progress in solar capacity addition Though Gujarat and Rajasthan are at the forefront of solar power development in the country, other states are also making rapid progress in harnessing...

Green energy potential remains untapped: Ministry

NEW DELHI, APRIL 16:   India has 900 GW of commercially exploitable sources of renewable energy if 3 per cent of the country’s wasteland is made available, according to the Ministry for New and Renewable...

Akhilesh sells UP’s solar policy in Germany

LUCKNOW: On his second day at the Hannover trade fair in Germany, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav met chief executive officers of manufacturing and IT companies and promoted the cause of new and renewable energy....

Energy dept budget passed in Bihar

Patna: Bihar legislative assembly on Thursday passed the energy department’s budget of Rs 8,436.89 crore by voice vote amid ruckus and walkout by the BJP members. Energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav, who tabled the...

Power mantra: Blend thermal with solar plants

Developers of new coal-based power plants will have to set up renewable power units amounting to 10% of the total capacity, as the government integrated its commitment to reduce the emission intensity of the gross...