Daily Archive: November 4, 2015

What’s holding back India’s solar energy revolution?

Sunlight is available to everyone. Why should large corporations be the only ones to enjoy the spoils? Dispensing with big, unmanageable, loss-generating, corruption-loaded centralised grids, the need of the hour is a renewable energy...

Power hike hearing today, GCCI for roll back

A public hearing organized by the joint electricity regulatory commission (JERC) in the city on Wednesday is likely to be eventful as it relates to the approval of the electricity department’s proposal of a...

State Electricity Boards stuck in loss cycle

The problems of the State Electricity Boards (SEB) do not seem to be waning. A report by Power Finance Corp (PFC) on SEB performance for FY14 shows that the situation of some major states...

How India can become a solar super power

There is a “Green Energy Revolution” underway in India that can increase prosperity for millions of poor families by harnessing the abundant and clean energy of the sun.  With the right policies in place...