Sterlite’s copper smeltering unit in Tuticorin was closed only because it was emitting substantial amounts of sulfur dioxide (SO2) into the atmosphere and toxic effluents into the ground, Tamil Nadu government has informed Madras high court.
State-owned coal miner NLC India Ltd. has announced in a regulatory filing that it has commissioned a 100 MW solar PV power plant in the state of Tamil Nadu. The commercial operation of the solar park
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for the tender to set up 500 MW (Phase I) of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Tamil Nadu on Build Own Operate (B-O-O) basis.
Three Railway staff have been placed under suspension for ignoring safety protocol in giving line clearance and negligence which led to two trains running on the same track here, officials said on Friday. Those suspended were the station masters of Kallikudi and Tirumangalam Railway stations, Beem Singh Meena and Jayakumar, respectively, and Controller Muruganandham, all from the Madurai division.
Renewable energy (wind, solar, biomass and small hydropower) generation in Tamil Nadu was 16,223 million units in April 2018-February 2019, accounting for 17.5% of the total energy mix.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for 500 MW (Phase I) of grid-connected solar PV projects in Tamil Nadu on Build Own Operate (B-O-O) basis.
Since its inception two months ago, the Ukkadam solar power plant has generated about 3 lakh units of electricity and helped the city corporation save about Rs 16 lakh on its electricity bills.
Tamil Nadu may regain the top slot in total installed capacity in renewable energy as the state has bright prospects for capacity addition in wind and solar sectors in the coming year. . Last year, Karnataka had toppled Tamil Nadu.
NLC India Monday said it has commissioned the entire 500 MW solar power projects in Tamil Nadu. “The balance 200 MW of solar PV power projects, out of 500 MW solar PV power projects which was under implementation in the state of Tamil Nadu
It has been five years that a proposed 4,000 ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Tamil Nadu’s Cheyyur received an environment clearance but the construction of the plant has not begun yet.