Vellu was out fishing off the KVK Kuppum coast on the morning of January 28. He spotted dead fishes and turtles in the sea but was unaware of what had happened until he reached the shore.
The second 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant is expected to start commercial operations this fiscal, government said on Wednesday.
As on Dec 31, 2016 Gujarat (1.16 GW), Rajasthan (1.32 GW), and Tamil Nadu (1.6 GW) have crossed 1 GW solar installations..., while Andhra Pradesh (0.98 GW), Telangana (0.97 GW) and Madhya Pradesh (0.84 GW) are close to these states.
India’s solar power generation capacity has crossed 9 GW as on December 31, 2016 and Tamil Nadu is the leading state with largest solar capacity (1.6 GW) followed by Rajasthan (1.32 GW) and Gujarat (1.16 GW), Union power minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.
NLC India Limited has proposed to set up solar power plants at the cost of 2,170 crore with a total capacity of 500 Megawatt in various parts of Tamil Nadu
A total of 20 national and international players in renewable energy sector have submitted their bids for developing the world’s largest solar power plant in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh
There is much to celebrate when reviewing the developments witnessed in the renewable energy sector in India in 2016. In 2016 the renewable energy capacity commissioned was higher than thermal capacity addition for the first time.
State to derive an Overall Net Benefit of approximately Rs. 11,000 crores through UDAY. The State would have savings of about Rs.950 cr. in annual interest cost through reduction of debt and through reduced interest rates on the balance debt.
In a significant move and following months of persuasion by the Centre, Tamil Nadu came on board the power ministry’s flagship scheme UDAY. By signing the MOU under UDAY, the State Government is taking over 75% of debt of Rs. 30,420 crores of TANGEDCO. The scheme also provides for the balance debt to be re-priced or issued as State guaranteed Discom bonds, at coupon rates around 3-4% less than the average existing interest rate.
After several rounds of negotiations, Tamil Nadu is to join the Centre’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY Scheme) on January 9.
The automated control systems for two nuclear power plants in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam will start arriving to India from Russia 2018 onwards, the Russian State Nuclear Corporation (Rosatom) said.
Google, in collaboration with Railtel, rolled out free WiFi service at Udhagamandalam (Ooty) station in Tamil Nadu, taking to 100 the railway stations where it offers high-speed internet to an estimated 10 million people.