CPCB II Emission Norms are a breakthrough legislation
We are predominantly witnessing two major technical trends in the DG sets sector which generally attracts customer demand - fuel efficiency and emission controls. Today we have products compliant to CPCB II norms and even Euro IV standards.
Deep Green enables commercial power production from low velocity waves
Tidal power has an enormous potential and I am convinced that that tidal power is soon to experience a breakthrough. To give an example: In 2017 Minesto will start the construction of a 10 MW array near the Holyhead Island in Wales, which eventually will supply electricity to approximately 8,000 households. Add to that the Welsh waters hold a potential of several 1,000´s of MW. But Wales is not the only place.
Smart city projects will constitute smart fuel to generate power
Central Electricity Authority (CEA), government of India, has identified and listed many power plants for performance optimisation and R&M programs to be carried out in the 12th Five-Year Plan. Now it the decision of respective State gencos to issue tender either for comprehensive R&M or need-based R&M.
We have planned to invest around Rs 10,000 crore
Surinder Kumar Negi, Managing Director, Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation (GETCO) says that the company has already enhanced transmission lines with an investment of Rs 4,350 crore during the first two years of the 12th Plan period.
Renewable energy is vital for our Climate Vision 2050 targets
Jasraj Virdi, Head of Public Affairs and CSR at CLP India, speaks on the company´s latest initiatives and how renewable energy projects can give a fillip to CSR activities. Can you give us a detailed update on the various activities and collaborations that CLP India has initiated for the sustainable development of communities?
Community development is an integral part of the three core values that guide our business conduct and receives a very high level of commitment from the board and the man
Following the sun
In a market plagued by project delays, Welspun Energy is trying to carve out a niche for itself in the renewable space by accelerated execution of its plans, says Devarajan Mahadevan. Welspun Energy is one of India´s biggest players in the renewable energy space. A subsidiary of the $3.5 billion Welspun Group, the company is planning to set up capacity of an ambitious 1.75 GW of renewable energy over the next three years. Its focus continues to be on solar power projects Welspun recently inaugur
A power-packed agenda
The incoming Power Minister has his task cut out, to say the least. Rahul Kamat and Devarajan Mahadevan list the top ten items that should be on his agenda...
Of all the ministerial posts that will be up for grabs after the new political dispensation takes to power after the general elections, you might really not find any takers for the finance minister´s post, thanks to the strong winds that are buffeting the economy. Another hot seat will be that of the power minister.