Daily Archive: August 9, 2017

Ex-bureaucrat Anand Kulkarni to head power regulator of MERC

MUMBAI: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday appointed former bureaucrat Anand Kulkarni as the new chairman of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission, following a recommendation by a high-level committee headed by a retired judge of Bombay high...

India adds 4.8 GW of solar capacity in H1

HYDERABAD, AUGUST 9:   India has added 4.765 MW of solar power generation in the first half of 2017, surpassing the 4,313 MW installed during 2016. Of this, 1,869 MW was added in the second...

Karnataka at 3rd spot in renewable energy production

BENGALURU: Karnataka has overtaken Gujarat to become the third highest producer of renewable energy after Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. The state, which occupied the fourth position last year, has outranked Gujarat in the recently released progress report of the Union...