Telangana to achieve 3 GW solar
Telangana is set to cross the 3 GW solar power generation capacity by 2017-end, up from about 1.1 GW installed capacity now. In achieving the 3 GW mark, the state will also be able to cross another milestone of achieving over 15 per cent of the total energy contribution from the renewable energy segmen.
India's problems with coal sector continue | BTI
In January 2017, India’s coal imports declined by 22 per cent to 14 million tonnes because of lukewarm demand from power generating stations. Coal India Limited, which accounts for 80 per cent of domestic coal production, has posted its worst ever financial results for H1-FY17 as revenues declined even as expenses rose. At the same time, PLF of thermal power stations continues to be near all-time lows of under 60 per cent.
DuPont to showcase new protective garment against electric arc flash at ME Electricity
DuPont is set to participate in the upcoming Middle East Electricity show to be held from February 14 to 16, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center. During the world's leading power event featuring power generation, lighting, and renewable and nuclear energy, DuPont will focus on showcasing its new Nomex® garment that protects users from electric arc flash
Govt must catalyse residential rooftop growth
Chasing a stiff 2022 target of 40 GW, India´s rooftop solar industry is finally coming into its own. Registering a phenomenal growth of 113 per cent over the past one year, the country´s rooftop solar capacity has recently crossed the 1 GW mark, a milestone that should inspire the industry to give a much-needed impetus to this nascent segment and set the pace for unprecedented capacity additions in the years to come
Coal issues dog Essar's Jharkhand project
Essar Power’s Tori project in Jharkhand is stuck for lack of coal, despite a spurt in the fuel’s supplies in the country. “The 1,200 Mw project is almost 50 per cent complete.
NEXTracker Partners with CleanMax Solar
NEXTracker™, a Flex company, announced that it has partnered with CleanMax Solar, to supply 30 MW of its advanced NX Horizon single-axis trackers to a project in Tamil Nadu. The grid-connected project will deliver energy to a major IT consumer in Chennai, under a long-term contract with CleanMax Solar. Set up under the Group Captive Scheme, 100 per cent of the electricity generated will be consumed in Tamil Nadu. The system is expected to be operational by the end of Q1 2017.
Solar’s share in India’s power generation on the rise | CEA
With increasing installation activity, the solar sector has come a long way in the past two years in India. Solar energy now accounts for almost one per cent of total power generated in India and 13 per cent of the total renewable power generated in the country. S
Kozhikode to set up solar power in 25 govt. schools
The Kozhikode district panchayat in partnership with the Kerala State Electricity Board, is planning to set up solar power in 25 government high schools. The project priced at Rs 2.50 crore aims to encourage attempts of domestic power generation and will supply excess power generated for the KSEB grid for profit.
Nagpur to have 27 MW solar power systems under Centre’s project
The standing committee of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation has approved a proposal to appoint city-based BRR Renewable Energy Consultant as project management consultant to install 27 MW of solar systems under the Centre's solar energy and net metering project.