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In Gurugram, rooftop solar is the alternative for DG sets: says CSE

To control air pollution, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has declared a blanket ban on diesel generator (DG) sets in NCR. Rooftop solar offers an economical and environment-friendly alternative for residential societies in Gurugram Gurugramhas tremendous solar potential -- has an installed capacity of approximately 35 MW Change in the Centre’s policy [...]

2019-11-29T07:14:09+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on In Gurugram, rooftop solar is the alternative for DG sets: says CSE

IIT-H partners with Japanese company to produce electric vehicles

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad and ItsEV, a Japan-based electric vehicle manufacturing company were planning to launch electric vehicles, which can be recharged by installing solar panels on its top, in Indian market. Sangareddy: In a revolutionary move in Indian Automobile Sector, which was heading towards adoption of manufacturing of electric vehicles, the Indian Institute of [...]

2019-11-29T06:49:57+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on IIT-H partners with Japanese company to produce electric vehicles

ADB, India sign $451 Million Loan to strengthen Power Connectivity in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $451 million loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC), which is part of the East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC), in Tamil Nadu. ADB is the lead partner of the Government [...]

2019-11-29T06:42:43+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on ADB, India sign $451 Million Loan to strengthen Power Connectivity in Tamil Nadu

Work on solar project progressing at brisk pace: CS Nilam Sawhney

Amaravati: Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Thursday through video conference reviewed with the Chief Secretaries of various States the solar power generation projects under renewable energy programme of the Central government. Rajiv Gauba instructed the Chief Secretaries to take action to complete the proposed solar power projects in time. He reviewed the progress of various [...]

2019-11-29T01:16:14+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Work on solar project progressing at brisk pace: CS Nilam Sawhney

High court stays APERC’s public hearing notice

Vijayawada: The high court on Thursday stayed the public hearing notice issued by Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) to revise solar power tariffs. The APERC is scheduled to conduct a public hearing on December 7. Earlier the high court had directed the state government and renewable power companies which have signed the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) [...]

2019-11-29T01:08:58+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on High court stays APERC’s public hearing notice

EESL plans to issue tender for e-luxury cars in January

Both Ola and Uber declined comment on the development. The tender is likely to be floated in January 2020, around the time when foreign automakers such as BMW are expected to launch their electric cars in India. Currently, Hyundai's Kona is the on... NEW DELHI: State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is set to float [...]

2019-11-29T00:52:59+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on EESL plans to issue tender for e-luxury cars in January

REIL, EESL bag big chunk of orders for EV charging stations

EESL emerged as the qualified bidder for setting up about 600 charging stations in about a dozen cities, while REIL won 1,000 tenders. NTPC is likely to get contracts for 200 charging stations, while PowerGrid may qualify for about 10 charging sta... NEW DELHI: State-owned Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd (REIL) and Energy Efficiency Services [...]

2019-11-29T00:48:14+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on REIL, EESL bag big chunk of orders for EV charging stations

Centre, Andhra reach a compromise on green contracts

Andhra Pradesh has around 7,700 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind projects Investors claimed that Andhra Pradesh’s move could have put at risk 5.2GW of solar and wind energy projects NEW DELHI: The Centre and Andhra Pradesh have reached a compromise to end the impasse over the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government’s controversial decision to reopen renewable energy contracts [...]

2019-11-29T00:27:18+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Centre, Andhra reach a compromise on green contracts

India reaches electricity generation capacity of 365 GW: Power Minister

"As on October 31, 2019, a total grid-connected solar power generation capacity of 31,696 MW has been set up in the Country, projects of 17,998 MW capacity are at various stages of installations," the minister said. Tenders for another 36,278 MW c... New Delhi: India's installed power generation capacity has reached 364.9 gigawatts, which is sufficient to [...]

2019-11-28T19:02:41+00:00November 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on India reaches electricity generation capacity of 365 GW: Power Minister

Real-time trading of electricity in India from April: CERC Chairman

If the utilities fail to follow the dispatch instruction post-Real-Time Markets (RTM), it will attract charges under Deviation Settlement Mechanism New Delhi: The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) will finalise new regulations allowing real-time trading of electricity at the power exchanges beginning 1 April 2020. The move will help the distribution utilities to mitigate the variability of renewables, pricing mobility, and [...]

2019-11-28T06:53:25+00:00November 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Real-time trading of electricity in India from April: CERC Chairman