‘Centre to notify guideline for renewable power procurement’

Chandigarh, Jul 20:-The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified that a guideline for procurement of renewable power through competitive bidding would be notified shortly by the Centre, the Haryana government said today. Till then, projects...

Crashing solar tariffs crush storage plans

NEW DELHI: The steep fall in solar tariffs may have delighted discoms and other power consumers, but it is also having unintended consequences. Last week, it forced the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)...

Off-grid solar power and rural electrification

While grid extension is the main driver of rural electrification in India today and almost all Indian villages are now electrified, the reality at the habitation and household level is very different. In Bihar...

Solar sector sees $4.6 billion funding globally

Solar energy sector witnessed corporate funding of USD 4.6 billion globally in the first six months this year, marginally higher than the year-ago period, says a report. Mercom Capital Group said the total corporate...

Power cuts irk residents in humidity

GURUGRAM: Power cutsacross Gurgaon took a toll on residents on a very humid Tuesday. Power demand was at a high of 245 lakh units on the day.On Sunday, the demand was 228 lakh units. A day earlier, the...