Llano del Muerto waterfall in El Salvador

Punjab to Encourage Eco-Tourism

The government of Punjab is planning to push eco-tourism in the state and is working on the initiative with the forest department. Stating this here on Thursday, Sarwan Singh Phillaur, tourism minister of Punjab said that the focus would be on conservation of natural resources30

Renewable energy

Slower Growth for Indian Renewable Energy Sector

According to report by Deloitte, the renewable energy sector in India will be facing sluggish growth. Wind energy in particular could suffer because of the removal of twin benefits that proved to serve as a catalyst for the sector. Wind power producers, climate group of30

Geothermal Power Station

Gujarat Planning to Explore Geothermal Energy

According to reports, Gujarat is planning to explore options in the field of geothermal energy. This is one particular area in which India hasn’t really explored enough options. The central government is also moving forward and will soon come up with a policy (already in30

Solar photovoltaic

Now SBI warns against retrospective cuts in solar power

State Bank of India has warned against retrospective tariff cuts for the solar industry by Gujarat. The bank is drafting a letter on the issue. Solar power developers have warned against the move hinting that it may curb enthusiasm in the rapidly advancing solar industry30

Renewable energy

NEEPCO Tapping Renewable Power

The North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (Neepco) is planning to fulfill around 1500MW power from non-conventional sources of energy. NEEPCO is planning to utilize solar and wind power for the purpose. “Talking to TOI, Neepco CMD P C Pankaj on Wednesday said the upcoming30

Solar photovoltaic

Delhi to utilise solar power in coming years

According to reports, if all goes well, Delhi Secretariat will get power at the rate of Rs. 5/unit from a solar power plant to be set up near the Delhi Secretariat, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Thursday. Abdullah met Delhi Chief30

Wind turbines in Tamilnadu

Gujarat comes up with new wind policy

According to reports, the govt of Gujarat has come up with a new wind energy policy. Salient features of the new policy- Exemption from electricity duty Price of Rs  4.15 per unit (for next 25 years) Gujarat government on Thursday announced a new wind energy30

Wind turbine

India May Restore Benefits for Wind Sector

The Indian government may reintroduce tax benefits to rekindle interest in the wind sector in the country. The move may see reintroduction of accelerated depreciation benefits and generation-based incentives (GBIs) that were withdrawn in April last year. According to report, “The Indian Wind Power Association30