BANGALORE: The State Government will again go before the State power regulator seeking permission to impose a

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has become the first State Regulatory Commission in the country to issue a tariff order on solar energy. It has issued its first tariff order for procurement of power by distribution licensees from solar energy generators (solar photovoltaic and solar thermal projects).

K Subramanya

As the details of the implementation guidelines for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission trickle out, the vast majority of the Indian solar industry has gone into thinking mode over the last two weeks, worrying why the government, in a throwback to an earlier era, is trying to preselect the means to admirable ends even before particular technologies are proven.


Many ingenious innovations in agriculture do not require an IITian


THE evolution of the policy framework for renewable energy dovetails dual national considerations: the need to enhance energy availability for rapid growth, and mitigating impact of climate change.

Virendra Pandit

Hyderabad-based Junagarh Power Projects Pvt Ltd plans to invest Rs 50 crore to set up a 10 megawatt biomass-based, renewable energy power project in Junagarh district of Gujarat this year.

Smriti Kak Ramachandran

NEW DELHI: Motivated by the savings made at the President

L. N. Revathy

Much of the 40-km drive from Coimbatore to Sirumugai beyond Mettupalayam can be tedious as the road is not broad enough to take the traffic.

Vehicle movement is particularly heavy because of the good number of industrial units on either side of Mettupalayam road.

PERAMBALUR: Indian Bank will explore the possibility of entering into a memorandum of understanding with renewable energy producers with a view to enhancing the generation of non-conventional energy, said M. S. Sundara Rajan, its Chairman and Managing Director.

Chandigarh: Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) has signed an agreement with Green Planet Energy Private Ltd to purchase 14 mw of power. The move will encourage private entrepreneurs to set up power plants using new and renewable sources of energy in the state.