ISRO develops android app for computing solar energy potential
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said its Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre has developed an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a place. Developed at the behest of MNRE, the app is considered to be a "very useful" tool for installation of PV solar panels that is used for tapping solar energy, it said.
‘Eterno Intello’ water heaters by Racold
Racold Thermo Private Limited has launched a new range of innovative and technological storage water heaters, ‘Eterno Intello’ to further consolidated its position in the segment in the country.
GERC approves RC of 45 p/unit for past recovery
The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved Torrent Power Limiteds (TPL) imposition of regulatory charge (RC) at 45 paise per unit in a bid to recover the companys past dues of Rs.470.5 crore.
Once a success story in Indian power distribution, the distribution franchisee model has attracted core and non-core players. However, the entire model has been marred with high benchmark pricing, dilution in pre-qualification bids and most importantly lobbying of non-core players
A fuel solution for diesel gensets- Eden Energy
Use of OptiBlendTM system gave customers a solution to reduce per unit electricity costs by displacing diesel with other alternate fuels available at site.
Eden Energy India Pvt. Ltd. is a multinational company based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Power 20:20 | Torrent Power
With ventures in power generation, transmission and distribution, Torrent is known for its reliability and efficiency and continues to deliver enhanced value through its technology upgradation and customer care initiatives.
Infuse Ventures makes second close at $18 million
IIM Ahmedabad´s tech incubator CIIE has announced that its cleantech fund, Infuse Ventures, has made its second close at Rs 110 crore ($18 million) and aiming to make a final close at around Rs 125 crore ($20 million). Infuse Ventures, which was originally targeting to raise Rs 75 crore for the second close, had made its first close last May. The firm has pooled in money from backers such as BP, International Financial Corporation (IFC), and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Techno
Rs.42,000-crore loss in power sector due to policy and bureaucratic logjam
The policy and bureaucratic logjam has caused a loss to the tune of Rs 42,000 crore in power sector alone. The phenomenon has impacted 78,000 MW power production in coal and gas-based power plants. Speaking at Ravi Mathai Memorial Lecture held by the alumni of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad at Hyderabad, he said, ´As of December 11, 400 projects worth Rs 17.68 lakh crore in power, steel, coal, mining and petroleum are pending with Cabinet Committee on Investments (CII) for clearanc