Daily Archive: August 1, 2016

Waste to Energy project fails to take off

Generation of electricity from waste project is delayed as MSEDCL is sitting pretty over the proposal of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) to clear power purchase rate of Rs 7.04 per unit. The distribution utility...

Solar power to light up Rims

Ranchi: The Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (Rims) in Ranchi will switch over to renewable energy from August to meet a portion of its daily power need. The state’s biggest government hospital will also...

LED to replace traditional bulbs in Berhampur

Berhampur: The street lights in Silk City will be replaced by energy-efficient LED lights. Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) has signed a memorandum of understanding in Bhubaneswar on Saturday with the consortium of the three...

This Gujarat village is harvesting a sunny crop

Dhundi is home to the world’s first solar irrigation cooperative, where farmers harness the sun to water their crops and sell the excess to the grid. For years, Raman Parmar, 45, used a diesel...

Solar thermal projects to get interest subsidy

Jaipur: In partnership with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has extended a financial support of $1.87 million that would be used to provide interest subsidy of 5%...

Congress slams Sukhbir’s power tariff cut claim

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief spokesperson Sunil Jakhar on Monday countered the claims of deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal that his government had given a big relief to the industry by slashing tariff for the...