Daily Archive: June 10, 2015

The Coal Connection

Each time the fan sighs to a stop in East Delhi’s crowded Joshi colony, the people are paying the price for keeping employees of government-run coal companies happy. In the past two years, in...

India leapfrogs Japan in E&Y RE attractiveness index

The global renewables sector has seen “predominately positive developments” in recent months, with especially beneficial changes afoot in India, according to Ernst & Young’s latest renewables attractiveness index. China remains the number one most...

WB may not fund largest solar project

World’s largest solar power project proposed at Rewa in Madhya Pradesh may not receive crucial World Bank funds after the Centre asked the state to form a government-owned company to receive the loan. The...

WRD to built 400MW hydro plant at Koyna

NAGPUR: In order to solve the problem of excess power at night, the state government has decided to construct a pumped storage scheme (PSS) at Koyna dam. The stage VI of Koyna hydroelectric project...

Power demand soars as curbs ease

In a matter of days, power demand in Tamil Nadu has shot up by more than 3,000MW, thanks to lifting of power cuts for industries and providing 14 to 18 hours of power supply...

ICF to begin data collection trial on solar-powered coach

India’s push for solar-powered trains is gaining steam with the Integral Coach Factory getting ready to undertake data collection trials on a solar-powered coach on various terrain and under different weather conditions.  Last week,...

Government accelerates efforts to set up solar parks

After getting a green signal from Prime Minister’sOffice, the Ministry of New and renewable Energy (MNRE) has sped up the process of establishing solar park projects across the country. The total capacity of the...

Opportunities for Solar EPC Companies

As the world moves towards the sustainable development countries look to optimise their energy mix with minimum carbon footprints. Achieving the power needs by minimum effect on the environment is the new trend towards...