Monthly Archive: May 2015

Green power gets a big push

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), housed in New Delhi’s CGO Complex, was always the least visible of the infrastructure ministries, with many bureaucrats viewing it a step-down posting. Not any more....

Forest officials in Satara seal Koyna windmills

The wildlife section of the forest department has started sealing of several windmills and resorts in Patan tehsil of Satara district after the owners failed to pay the fine imposed by the state government...

“ Power Surplus” Punjab

“ Power Surplus” Punjab Notwithstanding the Government’s claim of Punjab becoming “power surplus” and selling power to other state utilities in this financial year , the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. (PSPCL) is all...

Suzlon bags 98.7 MW contract from Mytrah Energy

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon today said it will supply 47 turbines, each of 2.1 MW capacity, for Mytrah Energy’s 98.7 MW wind project in Telangana. “Suzlon will supply 47 ‘S97’ 120 metre hybrid tower...

Prepaid meters to be installed in hutments soon

With the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) clearing the tariff issue applicable for prepaid electricity meters, the Pashimanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Ltd (PVVNL), it is all set to begin the installation of these...

AZURE POWER COMMISSIONS SOLAR POWER PLANT IN INDIA

Azure Power has announced the commissioning of its largest (100 MW) solar plant under India’s National Solar Mission (NSM) policy in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Azure Power had won this project under the NSM Phase-2 Batch...

Tata Power deploys India’s first smart grid in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) and Honeywell have implemented the first Automated Demand Response (ADR) or smart grid power distribution project for commercial and industrial facilities in India. “Honeywell and TPDDL deploy the first-of-its-kind...