Power PSUs to acquire over 2 lakh hectares for solar parks

Power PSUs to acquire over 2 lakh hectares for solar parks

Central public sector undertakings (PSUs) will acquire more than two lakh hectares to set up 47,000 mw of green power units under a new plug-and-play model, aimed at accelerating solar capacity expansion by derisking projects from land acquisition and availability of transmission corridors as well as reduce tariffs by up to 20 paise per unit.

Plan to introduce electric buses in Andhra Pradesh dropped

Plan to introduce electric buses in Andhra Pradesh dropped

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has dropped the move to introduce 350 electric buses. On the directions of the state Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, the APSRTC cancelled its tender floated in September seeking to deploy the electric buses.

Break in surge of petrol price after 6 days

Break in surge of petrol price after 6 days

After a rise for six consecutive days, the petrol prices did not show any increase on Wednesday and the diesel rates also remained static as the Brent crude oil rates dropped in the international market.