Citing the ambitious target of achieving an installed capacity of 1,75,000 MW of renewable energy by 2022 set by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), energy experts called for a robust shift to alternative energy sources while speaking at the inaugural session of 33rd National Convention of Electrical Engineers (NCEE) at the National Institute of Technology – Tiruchi (NITT), on Friday.
Is it the fatigue of being in the business of connecting thousands of villages with electricity for almost five decades? Or is it that banking is oh so sexy? Talk to PV Ramesh of Rural Electrification Corporation
In an attempt to mitigate any risks that prospective solar power project developers may face with the sale of generated electricity, India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced a crucial modification in rules.
Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, sets another landmark by commissioning an unprecedented rooftop project in India – a solar carport on the rooftop of the sprawling 70,000 sq.mtr Unity One mall, a Unity Group endeavor in Rohini.
The country’s first rooftop solar carport was inaugurated at a mall in Rohini on Monday. The solar plant, which has come up on the rooftop of a parking space at Unity One, can generate 300kW of electricity daily and will meet 80% of the mall’s daily needs, significantly reducing its carbon footprint.
To encourage the use of sustainable energy through non-conventional resources, BHEL Haridwar is setting up a 5 MW grid interactive Solar PV power plant near its 132 KV sub-station.
Despite the steady growth in coal-based electricity generation, the fortunes of the producers haven’t seen a noticeable improvement.
In fact, both industrial and retail consumers in many parts of the country are reeling from electricity cuts, due to a shortage in supply of coal to thermal plants.
Rural Electrification Corporation has been in the business of funding generation, transmission and distribution projects as well as spearheading government’s power sector initiatives in the rural areas for almost five decades.
India as a country has not yet explored wave energy and waste-to- energy, even though India has a vast coastline and huge solid waste management issue, said former chairperson of Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) Chandra Iyengar.