Dedicated link between Pugalur and Raigarh to be completed by 2019

Swedish company Flowocean AB has expressed interest in setting up floating offshore wind turbines in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, subject to the approval of State governments.

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has issued notices and is monitoring the mercerising units located on the banks of the Noyyal in the district.

While rooftop solar energy systems are becoming popular in cities such as Coimbatore, it is now entering hill stations too. N.

Several solar energy product manufacturers purchase pumpsets, fit the solar panels, and sell solar-energy powered agricultural pumpsets.

Residents of Coimbatore, who suffered long hours of power cut a few years ago, have started tapping solar energy to meet the power requirements.

Wind energy investors in the State have reasons to celebrate.

The peak windy season has started and evacuation of wind energy has improved so far this year.

Thousands of powerlooms in Tirupur and Coimbatore districts have envisaged a plan to go in for green and captive power.

India has the potential to achieve 60 GW of installed wind energy capacity by 2022 provided concerns related to infrastructure and grid are addressed, according to the industry.

Tamil Nadu, which has over 7,300 MW of installed wind energy capacity, sees wind energy generation reaching its peak usually between May and October.