AP pilots solar energy storage project
Andhra Pradesh (AP) is set to pioneer integration of solar energy with power grid, when the proposed 100 MW storage capacity is created in the green energy corridor coming up in Anantapur and Kadapa districts
CSPDCL to buy 50-MW biomass generated power
The State-owned Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) will be purchasing 50 MW of electricity from biomass power producers in the State.
Govt eases VGF norms for grid-connected solar projects
The Centre has decided to ease norms for releasing viability gap funding (VGF) under a scheme for setting up 1 GW grid-connected solar projects by central public sector undertakings and other government organisations.
By-products can be used as fuel & bio-manure
BIOTECH has successfully installed around 52 waste-to-electricity projects, 260 institutional plants and more than 30,000 family size kitchen waste treatment biogas plants with financial assistance from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, and with the active co-operation of the local bodies.
Biomass plays a vital role especially in rural areas, as it constitutes the major energy source to majority of households in India, but this resource has been small in terms of comparative scale in India, when compared to the other green energy sources.
MNRE and Govt of Mozambique sign MoU
The Union Cabinet has approved MoU between the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, India and Mozambique, during the India visit of Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi, which will help strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries
Hydro Power on Slow Track
Once the major source of power generation in India, hydro power has seen a sharp downward trend in the recent years. From 44 per cent of the energy mix to a mere 18 per cent, this abundant, high potential and green energy