India’s $50 education tablet almost a reality?

The Institute for Sustainable and Applied Infodynamics, a collaboration between Texas’ Rice University and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, announced on Monday that they are getting ready to produce their low-price, low-power tablet for Indian...

How to Profit From the Fastest-Growing Energy Sector

by:by David Fessler, Investment U Senior Analyst Monday, October 3, 2011 You might think this is going to be another article about natural gas, oil shale, or the tar sands. It’s not. Sure, they’re all booming energy...

US EXIM bank loan of $ 19 million

The US Ex-Im has the mandate to double the country’s exports in five years and also create jobs, focusing on small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Promoting SMEs has hardly been on the radar of...

W.Bengal expected to have solar policy

According to reports, the West Bengal government will declare a policy on solar energy after Durga Puja festivities, minister Manish Gupta has said. “Solar energy is being promoted actively by the Indian government. Subsidies...

REC -Mechanism and solutions

Article is a part of INDIA SOLAR COMPASS an quarterly market report of BRIDGE TO INDIA In India power consumers are required to buy a certain part of their consumption from renewable energy generators. This...

Quake disrupts power supply in northern Bengal

Kolkata: Power supply was disrupted in parts of northern West Bengal after the quake epicentred near the Nepal-Sikkim border struck the region on Sunday evening, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, adding damage, if any,...

BGR bags Rs.3,600 cr NTPC contract

BGR Energy Systems emerged as the lowest bidder for supplying for all nine units of 800 MW steam turbine generator systems to National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), according to B. G. Raghupathy, Chairman and...

Energy conservation: Teri signs MoU with HUDCO

PUNE: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) to encourage energy conservation in cities and urban areas . Energy conservation is...

Centre to devise new formula for royalty on coal

Faced with a demand from major coal producing States such as Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, the Centre is considering royalty on ad-valorem basis. A study group, set up by the Ministry of...