UK student lights up Indian village with solar power

London, Jul 12 (PTI) Nearly 100 homes in Uttar Pradeshs Sarvantara village have been electrified, thanks to an initiative by a student from the UKs prestigious Imperial College. Clementine Chambon, a final year PhD...

Power projects may get their very own ‘Aadhaar’ identity

NEW DELHI: The government is considering an Aadhaar-like unique identification for all the power projects in the country to know the right amount of electricity generation and consumption, electricity requirement, demand-supply patterns, and transmission...

KEC International wins new orders worth Rs. 1,845 cr

KEC International (KEC), an RPG Group company, has secured new orders worth Rs. 1,845 crore. The company’s transmission & distribution (T&D) business has secured orders worth Rs. 1,684 crore in India and the Americas. The unit has also...

NLC India invests big money into renewable energy

KOLKATA: State-owned power producer NLC India is investing heavily in renewable energy as producing only lignite and generating power from it may not be sustainable for long, chairman and managing director S K Acharya...

Solar plants to power lights on the street of Lucknow

Making the point on the floor of the house during the budget session, finance minister Rajesh Agarwal said the state government entered into a ’24×7 Power for All’ agreement with Centre in April and would, therefore,...

Sun to shine on solar, wind power may lag: ICRA

Solar capacity addition, at 7-7.5 megawatt (mw), is likely to exceed wind’s this fiscal even as experts have flagged risks such as not enough buyers and debt leverage in the renewables sector. Credit rating...