THIRUVANATHAPURAM: When a bright streetlight itself is a mirage on many of the city roads, the residents here might not dare to dream of immediate rectification of power failures.

KOCHI: The lakhs of rupees spent by the Kochi Corporation to set up biogas plants in the city have gone down the drain as the majority of them are inoperative.

ANGAMALY: Onam celebrations became more meaningful for KSEB workers in Thuravoor here when they donated a portion of their wages to enable a poor family to get an electrical connection.

KOCHI:  The preparation of the draft plan for the
second phase of development of the Brahmapuram solid waste treatment plant has
been completed.

According to the plan, the civic
body will construct a unit to produce crude oil from plastic waste and a
substation to generate electricity from the waste in the second phase of

If the talks between the Abu Dhabi-based NRI group and government succeeds, Kochi will get its first electricity project which generates power from solid waste.

Loro Group, an endeavour by NRIs in Abu Dhabi, is planning to start the plant in association with Irish company

Shevlin Sebastian

KOCHI: Here are some facts about the Kochi Refinery: It has the capacity to refine 9.5 million tonnes of oil a year. This works out to 2 lakh barrels a day. The annual turnover is Rs 26,000 crore. The number of employees is 1950. And the total area is 1200 acres at Ambalamugal.

Byju Aryad

KOCHI: The proposal for setting up solar power projects in Kerala by the Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (Anert) under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), has received tremendous response from various quarters

KOCHI: The Kerala State Electricity Board will distribute two 14-watt compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to the households that come under the Kaloor electrical section, from Tuesday.

KOLLAM: Electricity Minister A.K.Balan has said that there will not be any energy crisis in the state even if there is no help from Union Government.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After homes, incandescent bulbs are to be shooed out from the streets also. Decision is now awaited on a scheme for replacing incandescent bulbs used in streetlights with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs).