EU-funded clean coal project for thermal power sector

The TREC-STEP (Tiruchi Regional Engineering College – Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Park) has commenced implementation of a prestigious European Union-funded project for developing a cluster for Clean Coal Technologies (CCT) and Carbon Capture and...

Dikshit weighs options as DERC deadline ends today

The Delhi government is exploring various possibilities and options to tackle the situation arising out of Reliance Infrastructure-backed discom BSES’ failure to pay dues to the the tune of Rs 3,000 crore to various...

GVFL to float 1K-cr Indo-China fund

AHMEDABAD: State-controlled Gujarat Venture Finance Limited (GVFL) will launch a Rs 1,000-crore green energy fund to attract Chinese companies, a move aimed at strengthening the trade ties between the two regions. H C Pattnaik, executive director,...

FDI proposal in power exchange ignites debate

A private equity fund, based in Mauritius and promoted by an Indian, has shown interest in investing in a power exchange in India, sparking off a debate on whether the government needs to clarify...

Make GI, not GDP, the measure of growth

All over the world, public policies on energy are still heavily biased towards conventional energy sources. The reasons have understandably to do with many years of familiarity with conventional energy-oriented technologies, machinery and equipment,...

China says India may start probe into solar imports

India may launch an anti-dumping probe into imports of Chinese solar products within a month, China’s commerce ministry said, but a top Indian renewable energy official denied on Tuesday that any such plan was...

Shan Solar puts Rs 720-cr cell project on hold

In view of the global glut, Shan Solar has decided to shelve its Rs 720 crore project for manufacturing polysilicon cells. The project was to come up near Shan Solar’s module-making plant in the...

Wipro: IT Outsourcing Meets the Smart Grid

India’s IT outsourcing giant is getting into smart grid and green power in a big way, both abroad and at home. There’s a pretty short list of IT services giants that are making a...