Wind turbine

Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust to Set up 7 MW Wind Mill

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) will be investing about Rs 50 crore to setup a 7 MW wind mill.  The project will result in savings of around 30% on JNPT’s power cost and will provide a quarter of the port’s electricity requirements. With this, the30

Solar Lanterns

Uttarakhand to get 20,000 Solar Lanterns for flood affected people

A total of Rs. 4.4 crores has been sanctioned by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) as financial assistance for the distribution of 20,000 solar lanterns Uttarakhand. The cost of each lantern is approximately Rs. 2200 per unit. These lanterns will be distributed to 30

Rooftop solar

Solar powered panels made compulsory for new buildings in Madurai

Madurai Corporation has planned to make it compulsory for new and upcoming residential, commercial and educational institutions buildings. Solar panels will now be needed to be installed in all such buildings which will help in reducing the burden on the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution30

Bagasse Cogeneration

Working group for biomass sector set up by MNRE

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a working group to review issues that are troubling biomass power producers in India. India produces around 500 million tonnes of biomass which is sufficient to generate 18,000 MW. However, the total installed capacity30

Wind turbine

Third wind power plant to be setup by Surat Municipal Corporation

Surat Municipal Corporation is setting up its third wind power plant. The plant with the capacity of 6.3 MW will help in fulfilling electricity requirements of of Sarthana Water works and other water distribution centres of the city. Gujarat has a total capacity of 3114.25030

Solar street lights

Uttar Pradesh sanctions Rs 40 crore for solar power streetlights

The Uttar Pradesh government has approved nearly Rs 40 crore for solar powered street lights. The LED type street lights are to be installed in various districts and also in over 2,000 Lohia grams where they are needed the most.  A total of 11,100 solar30