Another milestone in Karnataka's solar plans
Jindal Aluminium Limited (JAL), India's leading manufacturer of aluminium extruded profiles, commissioned the company's first photovoltaic grid connected solar power generation plant at Chitradurga, Karnataka,
A working plan vital for energy security
Energy security in India seems to be passing through a tough phase. On the one hand, the state-owned Coal India (CIL) and Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) are failing to meet their targets year after year and on the other, India as a country need to go the distance,
Indo-Dutch pact on renewable energy
India and the Netherlands has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on renewable energy. The pact was given a go ahead by the Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Dr Farooq Abdullah. Under this agreement, an Indo Dutch Joint Working Group will be set up and the exchange of technical and institutional knowledge on clean energy will be facilitated.
US-based Borg to invest Rs 280 crore in solar EPC projects in India
Borg Inc, a US-based renewable energy company, is planning to invest around Rs 280 crore in rural electrification and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects in India in the next six months. These EPC projects will be set up in Rajasthan, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh.
Greenko commissions 50 MW wind farm in AP
Renewable energy company Greenko Group has commissioned a 50 MW wind farm at Balavenkatapuram in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, taking its installed generating portfolio to 476 MW. This reflects an increase of 54 per cent in generation capacity since April 2014.
NTPC powers up on renewable energy
NTPC, the country's largest power generator, plans to build a 1,000-MW renewable energy portfolio in the near term. The state-run company, with an installed capacity of 42,500 MW, is currently implementing several solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, an innovative solar thermal project, a geothermal project and two wind farms of 40 MW each.