Author: Guneet

Odisha hopes to bag Baitarani West coal block soon

The state government hopes to bag the Baitarani Westcoal block soon for its PSU, Odisha Thermal Power Corporation (OTPCL), a 50:50 joint venture betweenOdisha Mining Corporation (OMC) and Odisha Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC). “The...

Govt seeks views on new guidelines for solar projects

Government has sought views of developers and other stakeholders on the proposed amendment to the guidelines for setting up of over 2,000 MW grid-connected solar power projects with viability gap funding (VGF). These projects...

India eyes Africa’s 2,600 GW power pie

With the mega India-Africa summit in New Delhi later this month, India is eyeing a 2,600 GW pie over the next 10 years in Africa, which has 13 percent of the world’s population but...

In solar, small can be beautiful

Travelling through the German countryside takes one back to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, which chronicled the detrimental effects of pesticides on the environment. The landscape outside Berlin is a green expanse, like an endless golf...

MLC urges govt to double solar subsidy

MLC Ivan D’Souza, who is all set to produce power with the installation of a solar grid on the roof at his home, has urged the Centre to double subsidy for solar generation from...