Seven of the nine locations finalized by the power department to set up windmills belong to tribesmen in Attapadi region of Palakkad district. After maintaining a silence for several years, the state government recently cleared a proposal for exploring wind power in the region with a specific clause that KSEB should ensure flawless, profit sharing between tribal people and the central government agency that sets up the power generation units.
Power minister M M Mani commissioned the largest floating solar power plant in the country set up on the Banasura Sagar reservoir at Padinjarethara in Wayanad on Monday.
If the city gas project in Ernakulam is successful, it could be extended to northern districts of Kerala, state government has informed the high court. The project aims at delivering cooking gas through piped connections.
The Japanese ambassador in India Kenji Hiramatsu said his country would consider setting up a Manufacturing Institute in Kerala to decide on which fields investments and technical know how can be made.
Capital cost escalation, domestic coal availability issues, shortfall in domestic gas supply and drying up of long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) have adversely affected the credit profile of leading IPPs (independent power producers).
The state of Kerala is unusually mindful of the hazards posed by pigs. According to the state Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) rules, pig farms fall under the ‘Red’ category, reserved for the most hazardous group of industries.
The Portuguese era diesel-powered ferry boats, that ply in the inland water routes of Goa, will give way to solar energy-backed vessels by June next year, a minister said on Saturday.
The state government and railways have started considering the construction of third and fourth tracks between the state capital and Kasaragod.
CCEA approves construction of major railway line projects worth Rs 4,000 crore for increasing power flow to Tamil Nadu and Kerala
All the three projects will be completed in four years by 2020-21. The three projects will generate direct employment during construction for close to 84 lakh mandays.
In what will provide a major boost to the railway network in various parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to three major railway line projects worth nearly Rs 4,000 crore.
State owned GAIL India Ltd said on Wednesday that it has started its foray into the state of Kerala with Kochi – Koottanad – Mangaluru-Bengaluru Pipeline with a total project cost of Rs 3,263 crores