With a potential of 1,730 MW power generation through rooftop solar panels, Hyderabad can become solar champion in India, thereby reduce air pollution by cutting on coal-based power, according to a study.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh will soon have a new electricity and mining policy and steps have been initiated to boost its tourism potential, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.
In a move to widen the easy payment options for electricity bills, distribution company (discom) Reliance Energy on Friday announced it has tied up with Department of Post to enable bill payment at post offices in Mumbai.
Seventy years after Independence, a 7.5-km long undersea cable has finally brought electricity to the world-famous Gharapuri Isle, which houses the UNESCO World Heritage site Elephanta Caves, about 10-km from Mumbai, a top official said here on Thursday.
Coal, as a primary source of energy, will continue for some more time in India and its demand in the non-regulated sector is expected to be higher than the regulated sector like power, a study said.
E-mobility is likely to be a key “demand driver of electricity” and “positive for coal-based generation” and electric vehicles (EV) could result in incremental power demand of nearly 160 billion units by 2030, according to a Coal Vision 2030 document.
With an installed wind power capacity of 32.7 GW, India is the fourth-largest generator of wind power in the world.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the oil industry has created a benchmark in environment conservation.
The world’s most complex machine, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a project in which India is a scientific partner to prove that fusion power can be produced on a commercial scale, is now 50 per cent built, it was announced on Wednesday.
Kerala Electricity Minister M M Mani will inaugurate the largest floating solar power plant in the country at the Banasura Sagar dam in Wayanad on Monday.