Breakthrough in power deficit

Breakthrough in power deficit

Centre has given its nod to the construction of two big power generating projects that had been hanging fire for last 57 years.

India’s first solar boat launched in Kochi

India’s first solar boat launched in Kochi

The country’s first solar ferry boat ‘Aaditya’ was launched in the 2.5-km Vaikom-Tavanakkadavu sector on Thursday even as the state government sought Central financial assistance to roll out 10 more such passenger boats as part of its aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.

Renewable energy investment fell 18 per cent in 2016: study

Renewable energy investment fell 18 per cent in 2016: study

Global investment in renewable energy dropped by 18 per cent in 2016 due to sharp falls in equipment prices and a slowdown in China and Japan, a study found today. After reaching record levels in 2015, investment fell last year to $287.5 billio

Prabhu pitches for green energy in Railways

Prabhu pitches for green energy in Railways

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said that the Government was giving a big push to the use of renewable energy and electrification in the Railways for ensuring sustainability and cost efficiency.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. commissions two projects in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

With these, the operating renewable energy capacity of TPREL grows to 1,876 MW, comprising 841 MW wind, 915 MW solar, and 120 MW waste heat recovery capacity as of today. In FY16, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd increased its operational capacity by 1169 MW.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. commissions two projects in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary—Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) and India’s largest renewable energy company has announced the commissioning of 36 MW wind capacity of a 100 MW wind farm (under construction) at Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh, and 49 MW solar plant at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu, under Welspun Renewable Energy Private Limited (WREPL).

After SunEdison, Greenko set to buy TAQA’s hydel unit

After SunEdison, Greenko set to buy TAQA’s hydel unit

Greenko Energy is set to acquire an Indian hydro power unit from Abu Dhabi’s TAQA for Rs 650 crore, the second instance in four months where the Hyderabad-based renewables company is buying out a distressed local asset from a global utilities major, said officials in the know. Last September, Greenko pipped several potential suitors to […]

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