Daily Archive: April 27, 2015

Power from rooftops is not a pipe dream

Photovoltaic (PV) effect is the method of converting sunlight into direct current (DC) electricity. Some semiconductor materials produce electric current when light falls on them. A PV system comprises of solar panels that are...

Tihar jail gets 430 KW solar power plant

Delhi’s Tihar prison complex today got a 430 KW solar power plant which would reduce the prison’s dependency on the power grid by about 5 lakh units and its bill by Rs 45-50 lakh...

Now 24×7 supply in ‘power-packed’ Andhra Pradesh

HYDERABAD: From a shortage last year, Andhra Pradesh has now emerged as a power surplus state, announced energy secretary Ajay Jain. Speaking at a seminar titled ‘Powering Andhra’ organised by the Independent Power Producers...

Ease trading of power

India has developed infrastructure (railways, power, water, telecommunications, coal, oil & gas, etc) under state ownership and control. We have, with state ownership, control and management, inculcated in the public mind that infrastructure services...