Karnataka has to add 1,000 mega watt of renewable energy in a year

Hong Kong-based CLP Group company CLP Power India Pvt Ltd will invest $800 million (over Rs 3,700 crore)to augment its power generation capacity from renewable resources to 650 Mw by the end of this year.

Out of the total target, 346 Mw is under construction, while 104 Mw is operational. The company has also identified locations for building the remaining capacity.

NEW DELHI: Hong Kong-based CLP Group firm CLP Power India will invest $800 million to augment its power generation capacity from renewable resources to 650 mw by the end of this year. Out of the total target, 346 mw is under construction while, 104 mw is operational. The company has also identified locations for building the remaining capacity.

DIFFERENCES have emerged within the government over mandatory blending of petrol with ethanol. Fertilisers & chemicals minister MK Azhagiri has written to the prime minister asking that the November 2009 decision of the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) be reviewed and the mandatory blending be deferred until such time as enough ethanol is available for consumers.

RASHME SEHGALI

How can wind energy in India achieve 20 per cent grid penetration by 2020? Wind experts believe massive growth in the Indian market can be achieved if a unified grid policy is promulgated for the whole country.

The National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) has been designated as the central agency for implementing Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) mechanism meant to give push to renewable energy capacity addition in the country.

Regulatory body

Pune City-based World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE) recently organised a conference on

Plans to use concentrating solar power plants in the Sahara to generate and export electricity have been on the table for years. Now, it looks as though political will might help move things forward.

The Haryana government has formulated a Rs 85-crore project for setting up 50,000 family size biogas plants to harness the potential of generating biogas for cooking and organic manure in the fields.

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has formulated a Rs 85-crore project for setting up 50,000 family-size biogas plants to harness the potential of generating biogas for cooking and organic manure in the fields.

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