Minister launches mobile app for interface with discoms

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the ‘Urja Mitra’ mobile application that allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution companies (discoms) on power supply. “Urja Mitra provides a...

Hydro power generation grows after two­years

Hydro power generation in the country posted a marginal growth of under a percent in FY 17 after two­years of consecutive dip in FY 16 and FY 15 over the respective corresponding period. This...

India releases draft guidelines for wind tenders

India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Friday published draft guidelines for wind power auctions and said it is seeking comments and suggestions on the proposed rules by April 21. Currently, distribution...

Suzlon bags 50.4 MW order in Karnataka

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Group said on Monday it has bagged an order of 50.4 MW to supply 24 units of its S111 turbines of 120 meters from a power producer for its project...