Taking a step towards smart street lighting

Taking a step towards smart street lighting

Our cities are extensively illuminated with streetlights at night. Streetlights are an important source of power consumption in cities. It becomes important to then analyze how energy efficient our streetlights are? And if not, is there a way to make our street lighting more sustainable?

Diversification must for oil security

Diversification must for oil security

Given its high dependence on imports, India remains vulnerable to volatility in the global crude oil market. The country has tried to spread its risks by diversifying sources of crude oil, but falling domestic production and heavy dependence on imports remain a worry.

NTPC to invest Rs 25K crore to set up solar park

NTPC to invest Rs 25K crore to set up solar park

NTPC, India’s largest power company, will not undertake any new coal-based generation for the next few years as part of measures to reduce its carbon footprint and has decided to invest about Rs 25,000 crore to set up one of the world’s largest solar parks at Kutch in Gujarat.

Capacity utilisation to rise as power demand to hover between 6-7%

Capacity utilisation to rise as power demand to hover between 6-7%

India Ratings & Research expects capacity utilisation to improve as power demand is expected to hover between 6-7% during the remaining part of the fiscal despite general slowdown of demand. However, it has maintained a stable-to-negative outlook on the sector for the remaining part of the current fiscal.

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