Rooftop solar

Kochi to Become Solar City

As per reports, Kochi is planning to become a solar city under the aegis of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The Kochi Corporation is currently initiating a detailed project report (DPR) on the same. Read more on various solar technologies The Solar Cities30

Renewable energy

REC trading volume doubled in July

As per reports, leading power exchange IEX today said traded volumes of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) doubled last month, with over 72,300 non-solar certificates changing hands. “This trading session witnessed increased volumes of traded RECs over the previous months with the trade of 72,321 non-solar30

Solar photovoltaic

PM calls upon BHEL to Develop Solar Technology

As per reports, the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today called upon the country’s top power gear maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) to help further develop solar power technology so that the country can tap the full potential of this perennial source of energy.30

Rooftop solar

Punjab University’s health centre aims to utilise solar energy

As per reports, Bhai Ghanaiya Ji Institute of Health, Panjab University plans to install solar systems for utilising solar power. “We are planning to use solar power mainly for the emergency room, the patient OPD and the dressing room. It will be helpful for accomplishing30

Solar photovoltaic

Tamil Nadu Promoting Green Houses Powered by Solar Energy

As per reports, the Tamil Nadu government has allocated Rs 1,260 crore for the construction of 60,000 solar-powered green houses. The program is under phase three of a programme meant to provide houses for underprivileged sections of society. The house will be in a 300sqft30

Wind turbine

45 MW Wind Power Project in Maharashtra by Reliance Power

As per reports by The Hindu, Reliance Power has commissioned its wind power project of 45 MW capacity in Vashpet, Maharashtra. The project investment is Rs 300 crore and the power would be sold to Reliance Infrastructure Limited for distribution to Mumbai. Reliance Power Limited30

Hydro Power Plant

Compulsory Hydro Power Purchase Obligations for DISCOMS

According to reports, the Power Ministry plans to make it compulsory for DISCOMS (distribution companies) to purchase a set percentage from hydel sources. This would on turn benefit the Hydropower sector. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference organised by industry body Ficci, the Power30

Wind turbine

New Wind-Forecast Rule Will affect Profits- Goldman’s Renew

According to reports, the new forecasting rule for wind farms to predict output will lead to penalties that may wipe out profits in the industry, said Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s ReNew Wind Power Pvt. Wind power producers have warned against this new rule that is30