News

Home/News

India must tap new debt, equity routes to meet 100 GW solar target: Report

    The country needs to tap emerging routes of debt and equity funding to accelerate towards its avowed target of 100 Gw of installed solar capacity by 2022. To reach the envisaged solar goal, an estimated $140 billion in additional funding is needed. Securing the financing will need exploring new models as traditional approaches [...]

By | 2018-10-15T09:28:58+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on India must tap new debt, equity routes to meet 100 GW solar target: Report

After Titli, Telangana faces shortage of 3,000 MW

  Cyclone Titli has damaged the power grid in the north-south corridor. Therefore, the availability of power supply to southern states including Telangana state has been affected, said CMD of Genco Prabhakar Rao. However, he added, “To the maximum extent possible we will try to avoid the inconvenience by tapping power from hydel and thermal [...]

By | 2018-10-15T03:15:49+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on After Titli, Telangana faces shortage of 3,000 MW

South Western Railway goes the solar way, 19 buildings get panels

According to statistics, the SWR Hubballi workshop tops in solar power capacity with 1,045kWp, followed by the Mysuru workshop (500) and the DRM office Hubballi (320). Bengaluru: The South Western Railway (SWR) has installed solar panels in 19 buildings, including railway stations, workshops and offices, with a total capacity of 3,605kilowatt-peak (kWp). Kilowatt-peak is the power that [...]

By | 2018-10-15T03:13:30+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on South Western Railway goes the solar way, 19 buildings get panels

JSW Energy puts solar power plans on backburner over policy uncertainties

The company in May had announced plans to set up a 1,000-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) panel manufacturing facility at Vijayanagar in Karnataka and to install 200 MW of solar power systems in the current fiscal PTI@moneycontrolcom  As uncertainties loom over the solar power sector, mainly on the policy front, the Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Energy has put its [...]

By | 2018-10-15T03:00:32+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on JSW Energy puts solar power plans on backburner over policy uncertainties

1.2L T Nagar houses to get smart meters

  In a pilot project, 1.27 lakh consumers in T Nagar will soon be connected to smart meters for measuring electricity consumption, with Tangedco’s proposal getting a nod from the Chennai Smart City Limited (CSCL). Corporation sources said Rs 86 crore has been sanctioned for the project, to be carried out by Tangedco. The project [...]

By | 2018-10-15T02:53:50+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 1.2L T Nagar houses to get smart meters

Rana calls for optimum use of solar energy in domestic use

  National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana today called for optimum use of cost effective solar energy, saying this can relieve pressure on the scarce source of traditional sources of energy. “In a power deficit state like Jammu and Kashmir, solar energy is the most viable and sustainable source of power to meet domestic [...]

By | 2018-10-15T02:51:28+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Rana calls for optimum use of solar energy in domestic use

Goverment asks discoms to set up power police stations in all districts

  The government has set November 1 as the deadline for Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) to set up power police stations across 75 districts in the state. Chief secretary, UP government, Anup Chandra Pandey recently gave orders to the effect. These will be dedicated police stations to crackdown on power theft. According to [...]

By | 2018-10-15T02:49:04+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Goverment asks discoms to set up power police stations in all districts

Chinese solar projects facing closure amid subsidy backlog: government report

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Solar power projects in the northwest Chinese region of Ningxia are struggling to maintain operations and face “bankruptcy risks” because of long subsidy payment delays, according to an investigation by regulators. The warning follows rapid growth in China’s solar sector, which has led to a subsidy backlog of 120 billion yuan ($17.4 [...]

By | 2018-10-12T10:13:12+00:00 October 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Chinese solar projects facing closure amid subsidy backlog: government report

Aid agencies eye solar power to replace volatile, costly fuel

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cheap, reliable and hard to hijack, the sun could be an ideal energy source in many war zones and disaster areas, prompting aid agencies to consider ditching costly fuel for solar power. While the technology has not advanced far enough to make a full swap viable, some solar projects are [...]

By | 2018-10-12T03:23:48+00:00 October 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Aid agencies eye solar power to replace volatile, costly fuel

SECI extends deadline for 10 GW solar tender to November 12 PTI|

NEW DELHI: State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Thursday extended the bid submission deadline to November 12 for 10 GW of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) connected solar capacities with 3 GW annual solar manufacturing.  "The last date for submitting the bids for 10 GW solar capacities with 3 GW manufacturing capacity was October 12, [...]

By | 2018-10-12T03:05:18+00:00 October 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on SECI extends deadline for 10 GW solar tender to November 12 PTI|
Any Enquiry?
close slider