Clouds around coal
Coal plays an essential role in our global energy mix, particularly in India and the developing world through electricity generation. This fossil fuel has gained prominence due to its availability in abundance in the bowels of earth, lack of disastrous impact like nuclear plants do, and favourable economics it continues to enjoy in power generation
Punjab gets world largest rooftop solar power plant
Worlds largest single rooftop solar power plant of 11.5-MW capacity was inaugurated in Beas near Amritsar in Punjab on Tuesday. Synchronised earlier this year, the project is spread at a single rooftop stretch of 42 acre at Dera Baba Jaimal.
Rural Electrification | A Dream that must come true
Over 300 million Indians are deprived of uninterrupted electricity supply more than 65 years after independence. In the Union Budget, the government has announced 2018 as the year by when all Indian villages will be fully electrified.
RPI partners HE for 150-MW solar project
Rays Power Infra (RPI) has partnered with Hilliard Energy (HE) to jointly develop 150-MW solar power project, entailing an investment of $130 million (about `870 crore).
APGenco adds 11,210 MW to meet future demand
In order to meet the future power demand of the State, the APGENCO is contemplating to add 11,210 MW at an estimate cost of Rs.64,182 crore in the next 10 years.
RattanIndia Solar wins 40-MW project in Maharashtra
RattanIndia Solar said it has won 40 MW solar project in Maharashtra at a tariff of Rs.4.43 per kWh. ´RattanIndia Solar, through its company Sepset Constructions Limited, a part of the RattanIndia group, has won solar project of 40 MW capacity at a tariff of Rs.4.43/kWh plus a viability gap funding of Rs.49 lakh/MW in reverse e-auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation Limited (SECI) on January 22, 2016,´ the company said in a statement
Smart grids help curb demand-supply gap
Environment-friendly, efficient and extremely flexible - smart grids are poised to be the future of energy supply in India. Instead of purchasing power from a handful of centralised suppliers, consumers can also feed electricity into the public grid - e.g.,