Power Storage

Storage prices are dropping much faster than expected, due to the growing market for consumer electronics and demand for electric vehicles (EVs). Major players in Asia, Europe and the US are all scaling up...

Telugu states wrangle over power dues

HYDERABAD: The Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are engaged in a row over payment of dues for power with both seeking their rightful dues, and threats to cut of power supply. The recent...

Renewable power to GUVNL’s rescue

Renewable energy generation, which has crossed 3,400 MW, has come as a big relief for state-run power utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), which has been forced to buy costly gas-based power in...

‘Power tariffs will benefit from GST’

With 34 years of experience in the power sector, IS Jha heads the country’s largest power transmission company, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). An electrical engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur, Jha has contributed...

Tesla in talks with India for lower import duty

New Delhi: The US-based electric car major Tesla is in discussion with the government seeking relief on import duties till a local factory is built here, according to the company’s CEO Elon Musk. Earlier this...

No occupancy certificate without solar power panel

GURUGRAM: Two years after making it mandatory for all buildings on plots of 500 square metres or more to install rooftop solar power systems, the state government has issued a notification directing all authorities to appoint...