Category: Renewable

Tariff for wind energy comes down

Rate reduced from ?4.50 per unit to ?3.74 per unit After revising solar tariffs, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered a mid-term revision of tariff for wind energy. The Commission has revised...

Air pollution throws shade on India’s solar success

Dust deposited on solar panels impair conversion of energy Air pollution is diminishing India’s capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables as the energy-hungry giant emerges...

Improving efficiency in the power surplus era

A proclamation of surplus power across India has underlined the progress (and pitfalls) of the power sector in recent years. For decades, the country has been reeling under persistent deficits in peak power and...

Tangedco may fix solar tariff cap at Rs. 3/unit

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) is likely to fix a maximum price of Rs. 3 per unit for its next tender for procurement of solar power. The move follows the new norms...

Mahagenco invites bids for 200 mw solar plant

As a part of its plan to set up 2,500-mw solar capacity over the next five years, the state- run generation company Mahagenco has invited tenders to set up 200-mw capacity across Maharashtra. Maharashtra...