As reports of the border stand-off between India and China continue to hog headlines, one of the concerns raised is whether this would have a bearing on the solar sector in India because local project developers are dependent on solar cells and modules imported from China.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed happiness at the number of beneficiaries of Ujjwala Yojana crossing 2.5 crore and also thanked President Pranab Mukherjee for handing over LPG connections to beneficiaries in West Bengal.
Coal India on Monday announced auction of coal linkages of tranche III for the non-regulated sector.
Solar energy in the United States of America (U.S.A) alone employs more people traditional coal, gas and oil combined.
The future of natural gas is limited and it has to be phased out along with the other fossil fuel coal, says an international report. India and the Middle East are also seeing renewables rising much faster.
The capacity of India’s southern electricity grid has increased 89 per cent in the last three years and the Centre plans to double it in the next three years, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday while blaming the Karnataka government for posing hurdles to these plans.
The state-owned conglomerate NTPC Ltd — long associated with coal-fired power generation — is poised to facilitate India’s bid to achieve its ambitious national renewable energy targets.
Despite very low trade between India and Mauritania, New Delhi has approved letters of credit worth $65.68 million for a solar-diesel hybrid rural electrification project in the north African country, the Embassy of Mali, which is also accredited to the country, has said.
Over 300 students of two girls schools were rushed to hospital on Saturday morning after they complained of dizziness and headache following gas leak from a chemical container near their schools in south Delhi, police said.
State-run oil marketer Hindsutan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) has selected Honeywell’s technologies for the expansion and modernisation of its refinery at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, according to the American software-industrial company.