Future brightens for solar sector

The solar energy sector doesn’t have much to show off right now in terms of its contribution to the total power generation in the country, but the recent dramatic drop in its cost of...

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Rajasthan to have four solar parks: Gehlot

Buoyed by the allocation of 873 megawatt to Rajasthan by the Centre under the National Solar Mission phase -1 out of the 1100 mw, the state is planning to develop four solar parks of...

Lenders warming up to green power projects

With thermal power projects facing environmental hurdles and coal-linkage issues, banks are increasingly warming up to project proposals from the non-conventional (solar and wind) energy sector. What is prompting banks to take a good...

GE, Siemens Win India Solar Turbine Orders to Offset U.S. Slump

General Electric Co. (GE), Siemens AG (SIE) and Areva SA (AREVA)have won orders from India’s largest solar plants requiring conventional turbines, helping to offset a slump in the U.S. where developers are scrapping such projects. Reliance Power Ltd....

Govt gives back six deallocated coal blocks

The government has given back six coal blocks of the deallocated 14 mines to firms, including Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited (TVNL) and NTPC. “We have given back six coal...