Daily Archive: June 8, 2017

UK renewables muscle out fossil fuels for first time

Renewables energy generation records have tumbled once more in the UK as low carbon electricity sources outperformed fossil fuels for the first time ever. Yesterday afternoon National Grid confirmed that for the first time...

PFC to raise Rs 70k cr, mulls portfolio rejig

New Delhi: State-run lender Power Finance Corporation plans to raise Rs 70,000 crore during the current financial year through various borrowing instruments as it plans to recast its portfolio by expanding in transmission and renewable energy projects.  “Our...

A Peek At India’s First EV Charging Station

Say hello to one of India’s first EV (electric vehicle) charging stations. It’s situated in Nagpur and is one of the four stations that charge Ola’s maiden electric fleet comprising of two hundred vehicles...

Japan greenlights nuclear deal with India

TOKYO — Japan’s ruling party on Wednesday pushed a nuclear cooperation deal with India through the upper house of parliament, clearing the way for Japanese exports of materials and technology to the South Asian...

Will India Really Go Green?

As soon as Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change, eyes turned eastward. Even as the U.S. reneges on its promises, the argument now goes, China and India will...

2 new substations as power demand hits a new high

GURUGRAM: Power transmission company, Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (HVPNL) has installed two 220/66 kV substations at Sector 33 and Sector 20 to ease the power system off the summer demand burden. The substations will augment the current...