Daily Archive: July 13, 2015

Andhra Pradesh government to set up ‘Energy University’

HYDERABAD: With cooperation and support of Centre, the Andhra Pradesh government is going to establish an ‘Energy University’ with focus on research orientation and development of energy efficiency, energy conservation, renewable sources. Initially, the...

Mapusa residents demand uninterrupted power supply

MAPUSA: Residents of Mapusa under the banner of Mapusa Peoples Union along with the support of Aam admi party held a demonstration outside electricity department at Mapusa protesting over the erratic power supply and...

Sungrow opens local office in India

Bangalore/Hefei, July 13, 2015 – Sungrow, one of the leading PV-inverter manufacturers in the world, strengthens its commitment to developing markets with the announcement of the opening of office in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. This...

Railways may source power from Dabhol

The Indian Railways plans to buy electricity from the Dabhol plant, offering a lifeline to the 1,967 megawatt (MW) power project now owned by Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Ltd. The national transporter will,...

Electricity to households on DVC agenda

Central power utility Damodar Valley Corporation (DVS) is weighing the option of power to domestic consumers and commercial units within its jurisdiction spread across Bengal and Jharkhand. In Bengal, DVC’s command area includes parts...

Power’s potential to create jobs

Since May 2014, the government has proposed many ambitious projects, including Make-in-India, Digital Indiaand the creation of 100 Smart Cities, besides boosting infrastructure. These projects will only succeed, however, if power is available 24×7....

For corporates, solar sector is shining bright

Corporate interest in the solar sector appears to be rising steadily, especially in the first quarter of this year. Orb Energy, manufacturer and distributor of solar energy systems, raised ?12.3 crore in equity investment...

Shocking power bills? Go solar

The blazing sun may be a great way to save on your electricity bill. True, in an apartment building, the roof space — and thus the potential generation — available to each home is...

Coal India’s road to a billion tonnes

As the SUV bounces down the rutted, slushy path, the bottom of the massive 50-metre deep crater reveals itself as a hive of activity. Large dumpers spilling coal and earth wheeze their way up...