MNRE scheme to power Odisha villages
Kshitij Dhingra
July 27th, 2014
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Each household to get a 10-200W peak solar PV system to power 3-5 LED lights, 1-2 fans, and other small appliances.  

The  government has set in motion the task to identify un-electrified villages to be powered through .

The work is being taken up as per a pilot scheme to be launched by the Union ministry of new & renewable energy (MNRE). Under this scheme, solar PV () based home systems would be provided to every household in two villages/hamlets in every Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha constituency.

Each household will be provided with a 10-200 W peak solar PV system enough to provide power to 3-5 LED lights,1-2 fans, provision of mobile charging and running other small appliances at the discretion of the household. Each system is estimated

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Telangana to buy power from Chattisgarh
Kshitij Dhingra
July 26th, 2014
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In a bid to overcome power shortage, the Telangana government today decided to buy power from Chhattisgarh on medium and long-term basis.

K Chandrasekhar Rao, chief minister of Telangana gave instructions to Managing Director Transco to buy 1,000 MW power from Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company and enter into power purchase agreement ( PPA) for Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCL) lines, a Chief Minister office release said.

The Chief Minister also asked the company to obtain 1,500 MW of power through dedicated lines and float tenders to set up those lines. "In addition, the chief minister wants them to negotiate to have 2000 MW power on medium-term basis from Chhattisgarh to meet immediate needs for a five year period," the release said. The chief minister said the neighbouring state has surplus power and in a position to spare to other states and

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Over 2600 solar lamps installed at residential schools
Kshitij Dhingra
July 26th, 2014
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Over 2,600 solar lamps have been installed in 148 residential schools of Kandhamal district. 

The project has been funded by Integrated Tribal Development Agencies (ITDA) of Phulbani and Baliguda with each lamp costing about Rs 2,100, officials said. 

While ITDA, Phulbani, provided around 2,200 lamps for 59 schools, ITDA Baliguda supplied about 420 lamps in 89 schools. More lamps would be provided in schools in the coming years after reviewing outcome of this year, they said. 

"The solar lamps are of immense help to hostel inmates in remote areas where there is either no power connection or a low voltage problem," said Project Director of ITDA, Phulbani, Pranati Patra. 

These solar lamps would be highly useful for students during power

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Suzlon well positioned to capitalize on the market opportunities
IndianPowerSector.com
July 26th, 2014
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  • Consolidated revenue of Rs. 4,643 Crs in Q1 FY15 (a 21% YoY growth)
  •  2nd Consecutive Quarter of Positive EBIDTA at the consolidated level
  •  Gross margins improved from 29.1% to 33.5%
  •  Reinstatement of AD policy will bolster growth for the wind energy sector
  •  Strong order book at ~ 4.9 GW, valued at US$ 7.0 bn
Pune , India: Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine maker, on Friday 25th July 2014, announced its results for the First Quarter of financial year 2014-15 (FY15). In Q1 FY15. Suzlon posted its 2nd Consecutive quarter of positive EBIDTA at consolidated level reaffirming its improved performance. Mr Tulsi Tanti, Chairman – Suzlon Group, said: “The recent Union Budget includes several policy measures which will have a positive impact on the wind energy sector in India. Suzlon is well positioned to tap these opportunities by leveraging on its strengths We stand committed to build on our technological edge and offer

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SHOWCASES EFFICIENT, SUSTAINABLE AND LIVEABLE SMART CITY MODEL 6TH ELASIA 2014
IndianPowerSector.com
July 26th, 2014
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  • The company exhibits Its Smart City Management Ability
  • The company demonstrated Smart Solutions for Energy, Power and IT
Friday, 25th July 2014: Schneider Electric India Limited today showcased its advanced technologies and solutions which enable integration and automation of various market segments with an eye to enabling efficient, sustainable and liveable Smart Cities. Through integration at energy, power and information technology levels, Schneider Electric’s integrated solutions have been efficiently managing and driving smart cities across the globe. Mr Amitabh Kant, Secretary of the Department of Policy and Promotion inaugurated Schneider’s stall at Elasia. In the energy segment, Dry-type cast resin Transformers (Trihal), Premset MV Switchgear, Feeder Automation, Sub-station Automation and Advanced Distribution Management System showcases Schneider’s unparallel strength to create end-to-end implementation and management calibre – prowess that is essential to build and sustain Smart City and makes Schneider a master in this. Schneider also demonstrated solutions for power and IT segments. Its Blokset

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