Lanco’s foray into Solar Business

Lanco Solar is a global developer with presence in United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, USA & Canada. Lanco Solar is a global Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company to deliver EPC solutions Lanco Solar...

MNRE Launches DIREC Report

As a follow up to the successful Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference 2010, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced the launch of the DIREC Report. The DIREC Report is a comprehensive...

Wind-solar hybrid project

Imphal : Under its village electrification programme, Manipur Renewable Energy Development Agency (MANIREDA) today inaugurated yet another wind-solar power project at Dollangkhunou (Khoiraok) village in Sadar Hills of Senapati district. The installed capacity of the...

‘Intelligent Grid’ a 2011 Energy Focus: IDC

Combining electricity supply with modern computer and communications technology to create an ‘intelligent grid’ will be a key focus of the utility industry in 2011. Telecommunication service providers will evolve to support new business...

Govt okays Rs 5,732-cr Power Fin FPO

The Government has approved the follow-on public (FPO) offer of the state-run lending agency Power Finance Corporation worth about Rs 5,732 crore. The exact amount to be raised through the offer can be ascertained...

Budget may subsidize interest on loans to SEBs

The government is likely to subsidize interest on loans taken by state electricity boards (SEBs) to cut distribution losses in its budget on 28 February. “The government will bear the interest on loans as...

Impediments to open access

The Electricity Act, 2003 (EA 2003) opened the power sector to multiple players by providing for a power market replete with competition. A key objective of EA 2003 was to provide ‘open access’ in...