Category: Articles/Interview

Railways to tap solar power to lower cost

New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an ambitious Rs 6 lakh crore solar power mission, the country’s largest utility Indian Railways is set to make a head start in tapping the new...

State of Kerela headed for power crisis

truant monsoon and the hitches in commissioning transmission lines are threatening to upset the distribution schedule of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). Indications are that the current power shortage of 200 MW a...

Industries Feel The Heat of Power Cuts

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (BESCOM) will soon release a load-shedding schedule for domestic areas to cope with power shortage. The power generation in the state has taken a hit following the weak...

Electricity Bill 2014 – Experimenting with power sector

Experimenting with power sector The NDA government announced two schemes for strengthening last mile power connectivity – Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana for rural areas and Integrated Power Development Scheme for urban areas....

Gujarat new Solar tariff regulations

GERC has finalised the solar tariff regulations for the new control period. The Commission had for the first time specified separate costs for domestic and imported cells/modules in the draft,  however in the final...

Draft MERC RE Tariff Regulation

MERC has come up with draft RE Tariff Regulations for new control period. The salient features of the same are: Definition of Hybrid Technologies: Hybrid Renewable Energy Project means a Renewable Energy Project that...

Sector seeing investments, eyeing 1500MW orders: Inox Wind

With the government reintroducing generation-based incentives, environment for renewable energy sector has improved. Devansh Jain, Director, Inox Wind  speaks about the wind energy business in India which is seeing investments from government companies and...

CSP Focus 2015

CSP Focus 2015, a two-day conference was organized on the 2nd & 3rd of July in New Delhi to discuss the scope for development in solar thermal projects in India and the necessary policy framework...

40 GW grid connected solar rooftop systems by 2022

Government of India has set target of installing 40 GW grid connected solar rooftop systems in the country by 2022. Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme– Promote installation of grid connected...