Welspun Renewables, one of India's leading clean energy companies, announced commissioning of its 126 MW wind project located in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan.

Writes To Centre For Only 7.5K MW

After a heady start, Rajasthan is losing its attractiveness of being a compelling destination for solar power as producers are becoming wary of high transmission charges and ineffective enforcement

Jaipur: For a state considered a frontrunner in the solar energy sector, Rajasthan is falling behind in the ‘race for the sun’.

State Resists As Centre Seeks Opening Of Sector

Jaipur: The states’ monopoly over exploration and production of rock phosphate in the country’s largest reserves is not only hitting farmers but also increasing the Centre’s subsidy burden as the prices of the commodity in the international market have gone through the roof.
Even though the Union mines ministry has written to the Rajasthan government early this year to liberalise the sector, the state has initiated no action in this regard.

Jaipur: The ghosts of the grid breakdowns that plunged half of India into darkness last week may continue to haunt us as the network remains susceptible to wild overdrawing by state governments in the face of increasing demand and poor capacity addition. But there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Even as the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) meets on August 14 to get to the bottom of the blackouts, 22-year-old Yashraj Khaitan, a graduate from the University of California, feels that the power