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In MP, get ready to pay 3 times more than Delhi as power tariff

If a power tariff hike proposal from discoms gets a stamp of approval, you will end up paying three time more than what consumers pay for the same number of units in Delhi. To put it simply, consumers in the state will pay Rs 3012 for use of same power consumption for which Delhites shell [...]

By | 2018-03-31T08:16:51+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on In MP, get ready to pay 3 times more than Delhi as power tariff

Adani Enterprises sells entire stake in subsidiary firm Adani Energy

Adani Enterprises said it has sold 100 per cent stake in its wholly-owned subsidiaryAdani Energy Ltd (AEnL) for Rs 13.61 lakh. "...we would like to inform you that the company has sold its entire stake in Adani Energy Ltd (AEnL) on March 29, 2019," Adani Enterprises said in a BSE filing. The company received Rs 13.61 lakh [...]

By | 2018-03-31T08:14:37+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Adani Enterprises sells entire stake in subsidiary firm Adani Energy

Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission extends validity of power tariffs till December

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission has extended the validity of the existing power tariffs in the state till December 31 this year. The term of the tariffs, fixed in December 2016 by the commission, was slated to end on Saturday. The decision was taken in view of the fact that the commission is yet to [...]

By | 2018-03-31T08:12:21+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission extends validity of power tariffs till December

Madhya Pradesh set to use solar thermal-based technologies in industries

In CST, mirrors are used to concentrate (focus) solar radiation and convert it into heat to create steam, which can be used in an industry. Bhopal: After solar power, Madhya Pradesh is actively considering to push use of concentrated solar thermal technology (CST) in industrial clusters in the state because of inherent advantages. In CST, mirrors are used to concentrate [...]

By | 2018-03-31T08:10:24+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Madhya Pradesh set to use solar thermal-based technologies in industries

Chanda Kochhar ‘a huge beneficiary’ of Videocon loan, says whistleblower

Arvind Gupta, Trustee, Indian Investors Protection Council, also said the govt should order an probe and audit to check why loan was given to a sinking company. New Delhi: A day after the ICICI Bank cried foul over the controversy surrounding the loan sanctioned to Videocon Group, Trustee, Indian Investors Protection Council, Arvind Gupta, on Friday, said that the evidence [...]

By | 2018-03-31T04:45:36+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Chanda Kochhar ‘a huge beneficiary’ of Videocon loan, says whistleblower

South African court dismisses bid to block $4.7 bln renewable deals

JOHANNESBURG: A South African court on Thursday dismissed a bid to block $4.7 billion in renewable power contracts, an energy ministry spokeswoman said, removing an obstacle to the first major investment deal under President Cyril Ramaphosa. The last-minute legal challenge was lodged earlier this month by the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) and Transform RSA, a group which has [...]

By | 2018-03-31T04:42:42+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on South African court dismisses bid to block $4.7 bln renewable deals

India should open up solar PV market: Chinese manufacturer

The sheer scale of Trina's achievements testify to its pride of place in China, which has been struggling with its own emission problems. CHANGZHOU (CHINA): Trina Solar of China, the largest manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels globally and India's biggest supplier, awaits further easing of business conditions for the sector to begin production in the country [...]

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Now, India is the third largest electricity producer ahead of Russia, Japan (26 Mar 2018

  ) India’s electricity production grew 34% over seven years to 2017, and the country now produces more energy than Japan and Russia, which had 27% and 8.77% more electricity generation capacity installed, respectively, than India seven years ago. India produced 1,160.10 billion units (BU) of electricity–one BU is enough to power 10 million households [...]

By | 2018-03-27T04:25:48+00:00 March 27th, 2018|solar|Comments Off on Now, India is the third largest electricity producer ahead of Russia, Japan (26 Mar 2018

How Gurugram is warming to solar power

GURUGRAM: The total installed capacity of solar power in the city has reached 25MW this year — a 47% increase from the corresponding period of 2017 — underlining the growing potential of renewable energy in Gurugram, a city that also happens to house the secretariat of the International Solar Alliance. Haryana Renewable Energy Department (HAREDA) officials, who [...]

By | 2018-03-25T10:46:16+00:00 March 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on How Gurugram is warming to solar power

DGAD ends solar anti-dumping probe

The DGAD, in its official order, has expressed annoyance with ISMA’s decision. “The Authority notes that the reason cited by the domestic industry for termination of the petition is devoid of any merit,” the order says. Bengaluru: The Directorate General of Anti Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has officially terminated its investigation into charges of [...]

By | 2018-03-25T02:38:31+00:00 March 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on DGAD ends solar anti-dumping probe
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