Thailand’s Electricity Generating Public Company (EGCO) is scouting for power generation assets in India, including those in the clean energy space, two people aware of the development said.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued directions to thermal power plants to ensure compliance with its revised implementation plan for installation of flue gas de-sulphurisation (FGD) and other emission control equipment, Parliament was informed on Thursday.
By March 2019, all homes in the country will be provided uninterrupted 24-hour power supply throughout the year, Power Minister R K Singh said on Thursday.
Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the central government’s Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, a Greenpeace India report said on Wednesday.
Thermal power plants across the country not following the 2015 environmental standards set by the Ministry of Environment for emissions of Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Particulate Matter (PM).
The Centre has extended the deadline for States to submit their views on the draft standard bidding documents (SBDs) and guidelines for ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) to be set up under build, own and operate (BOO) basis.
The Central government is committed to provide electricity to all and that too round the clock. It will soon bring a law whereby any power distribution company doing load shedding after a specified date will be penalized bycentre.
Driven by a historic low solar and wind power tariff, India is about to take a leap of faith on the renewable energy front, lining up green project auctions to the tune of about Rs 2.7 lakh crore in 2018.
Despite the increase in prices of solar panels in recent months and the GST burden, Hero Solar Energy Pvt Ltd and SBE Four Ltd bagged 500 megawatt (MW) offering to sell solar power to Uttar Pradesh government at Rs 2.47 and Rs 2.48 per KWh, respectively
Energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Friday told the legislative council that Maharashtra was the leading state in renewable energy sector with 7,500MW installed capacity.