Solar power generation capacity at Charanka Solar Park in Patan district, the first such project in the country, is soon expected to touch 790 MW.
State-run NHPC aims more than 5 per cent growth in power generation at 25.4 billion units and a revenue of Rs 8,000 crore in 2018/19 fiscal, according to an MoU signed with the Power Ministry.
A recent series of aerial surveys of Bengaluru, using the Light Detection and Ranging technology, could possibly be a pioneer project to assess the potential for rooftop solar photo-voltaic energy in urban centres in India.
The use of drones in India seems to finally be moving past the recreational uses by individuals and surveillance by law enforcers and towards real business applications, such as Cairn Vedanta’s use of unmanned drones to survey its hard-to-reach oil and gas pipelines.
Petrobras oil production in Brazil in March totaled 2.07 million barrels per day on average, or 0.8 percent less than reported in February, due mainly to maintenance work at its Cidade de Angra dos Reis oil rig located in the Lula field, the company said.
U.S. natural gas speculators boosted their net long positions for the first time in five weeks, betting prices will rise as exports increase and lingering cold weather cuts further into already low inventories.
The Odisha Assembly was adjourned thrice today as the Opposition Congress members raised an uproar over the soaring prices of petrol and diesel.
China will launch its first real-time spot electricity markets in eight regions, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Friday, as Beijing accelerates efforts to liberalise power prices currently set by the government.
With global crude oil prices shooting up, petrol and diesel prices in Goa continue to scale new heights. Petrol has hit an all-time high price of Rs 68.3 per litre, a 24% increase from 2015, while diesel prices have shot up by 21% to Rs 66.4 per litre.
In a directive issued on Friday, the state transport department has stated CNG kits retrofitted in 2.6 lakh private cars, 2.4 lakh autorickshaws, 62,000 taxis and around 3,500 buses in Mumbai metropolitan region should be thoroughly tested and certified every three years.