COIMBATORE: Public consultation meetings will be held at Udumalpet and Pollachi on June 4 to get feedback on the proposed four-lane work on National Highway 209 from Dindigul to Coimbatore.

Project Director of National Highways Authority of India-Coimbatore P. Manivannan told The Hindu on Friday that the meeting would be held at 10 a.m.

COIMBATORE: During the last three days nearly one-fourth of the power consumption in the State is from wind energy.

According to data published by the Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation, of the 236 million units consumed on May 31, 57.7 million units were from wind energy.

It was 51 million units on May 30, and 55 million units on May 29.

The corporation reduced power purchase from the m

COIMBATORE: Stakeholders of the wind energy sector will meet here on Wednesday to discuss the main issue faced by the sector: payment of dues by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for wind energy supplied to the grid and the need for total evacuation of the wind energy generated.

The Indian Wind Power Association chairman K.

Domestic consumers also evincing interest in solar energy
COIMBATORE: Increasing power cut here, which has disturbed production plans in several industries, has encouraged many to explore renewable energy options.

During the last one year, nearly 1,000 MW was added to the installed wind energy capacity in the State. The State has about 1,930 wind farms.