Anantapur , May 17: The drought-prone district is attracting many national and multinational companies (MNC) to set up non-conventional energy plants due to its unique topography and climate.

Solar-Gem, a Sydney-based company providing affordable solutions based on clean solar power systems, would now provide electricity to Elephanta Island near Mumbai.

Mumbai: For residents of Rajbander village on Elephanta Island, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is a blessing in disguise.

With support from Pune-based Science and Technology Park (STP), the authority is illuminating all households of the village using solar power with four lamps in each household.

NEW DELHI: As part of its initiatives for a

JINDAL POWER on Friday expressed hope of starting work on its Rs 7,500-crore solar power project in Rajasthan by 2012, to become the largest firm in the green energy segment.

Jindal Power today expressed hope of starting work on its Rs 7,500-crore solar power project in Rajasthan by 2012, to become the largest firm in the green energy segment.

ITANAGAR, May 11: Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) is dispelling darkness from the remotest villages in China and Myanmar border with the light of solar energy. For several thousand villagers, tucked away hundreds of kilometers from Itanagar, it is a welcome journey from darkness to light.

JAIPUR: Astonfield Renewable Resources has joined hands with PV System integrator Belectric to set up a 5 mw solar power plant in Osiyan, Rajasthan. The plant, spread across 30 acres, would have the capacity to power more than 13,000 homes.

Mumbai In the peak of summer, when electricity bills climb in most households, Professor R Venkatesh of Sion is unperturbed. In 2007, he had installed a miniature windmill and solar panels on the terrace of his 11-storey building for his personal use; since then, he has been seeing a consistent drop in his monthly bills, by at least Rs 500 to Rs 750.

Equipment Manufacturers Seek Domestic Content Criterion, Like Those In Canada & China, As Safeguard Measure

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