Role of EVs in achieving solar power dreams

India has set itself an ambitious target of reaching 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, of which 160 GW is from solar and wind power. This translates to 30% of India’s total...

Haryana waives wheeling charges on power from solar plants

Chandigarh:- The Haryana government has waived intra-state wheeling charges, cross subsidy charges, transmission and distribution charges on the electricity generated from solar power plants in the state. Any investor, who installs a solar power plant at...

Initiatives for Clean and Green Indian Navy

On February 12, 2017, INS Sarvekshak, a survey ship of the Indian Navy had completed installation of a 5KW solar power system on board [1]. It is estimated that in this project, the profit generated...

GMC spent Rs 2.2 crore extra on power bills: CAG

Panaji: Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC), Bambolim incurred excess expenditure to the tune of Rs 2.23 crores due to non-revision of contract demand of high tension (HT) electricity connection, observed the comptroller and...

Bills delayed, discom draws fire from consumers

GURUGRAM: Residents of areas like Sushant Lok 2 and Sector 56 slammed the discom, alleging delay in receipt of power bills. Residents said they used to get the bill after two months, but this time...

The tyranny of energy uncertainty

Two states, pioneers in renewable energy, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, were in the news recently for contrasting reasons, and neither was about tariffs. One set a new national record for renewable energy capacity dispatched,...