Industrial power demand increases by 3,000MW

Industrial power demand increases by 3,000MW

Tamil Nadu’s power demand has increased by more than 3,000MW this December, compared to the same period last year. The demand has been 14,500MW in recent days, mostly owing to higher consumption in the industrial sector.

MP: Industry blames government for slowdown

MP: Industry blames government for slowdown

Rising fuel prices and waning business activities in the region has begun haunting the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) ahead of the assembly elections with industrialists blaming the government for not fulfilling the promises and ignoring small scale industries.

Low Solar Tariffs Impacting Sector’S Health: Industry

Low Solar Tariffs Impacting Sector’S Health: Industry

Rock-bottom solar power tariffs might spell good news for consumers and the environment alike, but for developers, it is now a matter of concern. Ironically, the problem is of their own making to a large extent. With aggressive bidding, solar power tariffs have been pulled down to Rs 2.42-2.65 per unit in the latest rounds, and this has made it difficult for companies to stay afloat. As a result, they have been sourcing inferior quality equipment like rooftop solar panels, inverters and mounting structures.