Solar panels to help monuments tap free energy

he Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is proposing to install photovoltaic solar panels on the rooftops of all protected monuments. According to sources, the proposal has initial clearance from the ministry of culture and...

Is India really power surplus?

July 10, 2016: According to a recent report by the Central Electricity Authority, the country is expected to become ‘power surplus’ in 2016-17. Data too show that the all-India ‘power deficit’ has been easing....

Arunachal mulls thermal power project in Changlang

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has decided to set up a coal pit thermal power project at natural resources-rich Kharsang in Changlang district. State power minister TN Thongdok has suggested submitting a proposal for the project...

Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant starts fission

CHENNAI: The second unit of Kudankulam atomic power project in Tamil Nadu went critical or started nuclear fission on Sunday at 8:56 pm, said officials of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL). “Criticality...

TN ready to sell 1,000MW wind power

CHENNAI: In the wake of a surge in wind power generation in the state, Tamil Nadu government has sought the Centre’s intervention to increase the inter-state transmission capacity to sell the harvested renewable energy...