Daily Archive: July 5, 2017

Tata Power Solar bags award

BENGALURU, :   Tata Power Solar, integrated solar company, has won India Solar Week Excellence Awards 2017 in 100 MW or below project based category for excellence in commissioning 100 MW solar project for NTPC...

New tax regime to lower cost of thermal power

HYDERABAD: The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set to reduce the cost of power in Telanganaas most of its electricity comes from thermal stations.The GST council proposed 5 per cent tax slab for coal while...

Varanasi will be India’s first truly green city

NEW DELHI: The government is planning to initiate a new plan to reduce the carbon footprints of Varanasi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency. On the anvil are solar power generation plants and green...

Coal production drop hits transporters

JHARSUGUDA: With a production drop in Ib Valley and Lakhanpur areas of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in the district, transportation of coal in both rail and road has been badly hit. This has affected...

Overhead power cable-free Chennai by 2019

CHENNAI: Cyclone resilient Chennai is all set to become overhead power cable-free by 2019 — probably ahead of the general elections. With Centre’s Power Finance Corporation extending financial support of Rs 2,566 crore, the upgradation workof converting high tension and...

Massachusetts targets 200 MWh of energy storage by 2020

Massachusetts released its highly-anticipated energy storage target a day before its July 1 deadline. The target aims to help the state reach its renewable energy goals, including procuring 1,600 MW of offshore wind. “As the...