Queensland expands solar FiT for systems up to 30KW

The Palaszczuk Government of Queensland, Australia, has expanded the feed-in tariff (FiT) for rooftop solar in regional Queensland. Under the new rules, households and businesses on the Ergon network in regional Queensland will be...

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...

Sembcorp to buy out IDFC’s stake in Semcorp Green Infra

New Delhi: Singapore-based power producer Sembcorp Industries Ltd on Thursday announced the acquisition of IDFC’s remaining 28% stake in renewable energy firm Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI) for Rs1,410.2 crore (around Singapore $301 million) to become...

NITI Aayog Handbook of State Statistics

NITI Aayog has developed a Handbook of State Statistics that consolidates key statistics across sectors for every Indian State/UT. While the State data on crucial indicators is currently fragmented across different sources, this handbook...

Coal India to boost supplies to power stations

KOLKATA: Supplies by Coal India  to power utilities witnessed 11% growth during August 2017 in comparison to the previous corresponding period. This helped coal fired power generation go up by 18% during the period....

National smart grid mission in line with emerging reality

Around the globe, electricity generation, transmission and the distribution landscape have been rapidly changing. The emergence of multiple sources of power, including renewable sources like solar and wind, enforces changes to the age-old practice...