Power demand up, but engines aren’t humming

The demand for electricity is stronger this fiscal, with coal consumption rising even in July, when hydro power flooded the market. But the generation till July, which grew by a mere 4 per cent...

Wind booms through India

A record of 5.4GW of new wind installations in the last financial year seems to put India well on its way to a 60GW target by 2022. Windpower Monthly looks at a fast-growing and...

Draft Energy Policy: Several unanswered questions

Aug 1 (IANS): The 2017 National Energy Policy (NEP), drafted by the NITI Aayog, takes the baton forward from the 2006 Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) in setting the trajectory of growth for the energy sector....

Potential For The Growth Of Renewable Energy In India

Scientists unanimously agree that massive quantities of greenhouse gases released from combustion of fossil fuels are primarily responsible for global warming and have unleashed an internecine cycle of melting polar ice and thawing permafrost...

Climate change: Green energy solutions

According to NASA, the global surface temperature in 2016 was 1° C warmer than in the 20th century, making it the hottest year recorded. IPCC reports states that temperature rise since 1950s has clearly ...

Chandigarh power department to revise FPPCA charges

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh electricity department is all set to revise fuel and power purchase cost adjustment (FPPCA) charges to be levied from the next quarter. FPPCA charges are not levied in agricultural category, while domestic and commercial...

Odisha approves investment proposals worth Rs 1,325 crore

Odisha today approved investment proposals of Rs 1,325 crore from Chettinad Cement Corporation, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) and Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited. The three proposals if implemented will create employment opportunity...

Tangedco set to tap 15,000 MW green power in two years

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu discom could look forward to tapping renewable energy to its fullest potential of 15,000 MW (including 2,000 MW that is beingINSTALLED) two years from now when a dedicated inter-state green power corridor becomes...