Category: Articles/Interview

Significance of multi-year tariffs

Section 61 of the Electricity Act 2003 states that the electricity regulatory commissions, while determining tariffs, shall be guided by the multi-year tariff (MYT) principles in addition to the other guidelines, such as, determination...

Does Street Light Poles Influence Lighting Output?

Everyone has walked in the dark several times in his or her lives. Do you remember how frightening it was? Instances like these happen around the world, barring some well-lit smart cities. However, people...

Is the ban on BS-III vehicles really bad?

The Supreme Court’s recent ban on BS-III vehicles has sent the Indian auto industry into a tizzy. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers has called the ban unfortunate and Tata Motors termed the move...

Wind power bids seem unrealistic

The recent bid by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up 1000 MW wind power plants saw tariffs drop to ?3.46 per unit. This has set a new benchmark for wind...

SOLAR REVOLUTION IN INDIA CONTINUES UNABATED

The solar revolution in India marches on, with renewed momentum, if the recently concluded reverse bidding auction for a 750 MW Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh is any indication. While the rest of the...

India needs to say no to nuclear power: Greenpeace

  India needs to “re-think” its energy policies and say no to nuclear power, Greenpeace India said today after the NGO released a report highlighting high radiation levels in Fukushima in Japan. As Fukushima...

INDIA; EMBRACING THE POWER OF THE SUN

Now an impression has been created that solar power could be the panacea for solving all issues related to climate change and energy independence for India.There is no doubt that India loves the Sun...

REC – Worth To Invest?

As of Nov ’15, more than 1 crore REC’s are pending to get their value. With the increase in this number, more and more renewable generators are tempted to go for FIT or preferential...

Power surplus Punjab fails to consume power

Power surplus Punjab fails to consume power Punjab, a power surplus state , joined the UDAY ( Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) third revival package introduced for the power distribution sector in India to revive...