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COIMBATORE: Wind energy generation during the wind season this year (May to October) in the State is almost 15 per cent more than last year, according to K. Kasthurirangaian, chairman of the Indian Wind Power Association.

Three public sector companies are planning to set up 60-80 megawatt solar plants with an investment of Rs 1,000-1,200 crore. The projects will come up in Rajasthan, Punjab and the Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Vikram S Mehta

Access to modern forms of energy continues to elude the majority of households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and only about 30% of the population has access to electricity while 90% relies on traditional fuels for cooking and heating. The central question addressed in this review is whether or not SSA can provide access to modern energy services for its entire population by 2030.

India is yet to develop the energy infrastructure to power the entire country and therefore has an opportunity to build the infrastructure of the future. Greenpeace believes that reforms in the energy sector would require nothing short of an Energy [R]evolution. To ensure that everyone has access to quality power and a planet that can sustain future life on it.

This report provides a list of recommendations to the policy makers in China on improving the effectiveness of renewable energy policies domestically. This report was commissioned by REN21 and produced in collaboration with the Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association (CREIA) and technology experts from various Chinese research institutions and the private sector.

T E Narasimhan / Chennai September 30, 2009, 0:38 IST

The TVS group, a leading brand in the automotive industry, is set to create its brand in

China may have to put the brakes on the construction of nuclear power plants to ensure the plants are safe, the country's top energy planning official told reporters on Sunday.

Zhang Guobao, head of the National Energy Administration, warned of signs of "improper" and "too fast" development of nuclear power in some regions.

A new generation, of responsible entrepreneurs, that shares the common passion and dream of making our earth a carbon free and a safer place to live in, is taking the lead today. They are setting examples for others to follow by starting up their own ventures in the clean technology space. Priya C Nair chats up with a few such enthusiastic entrepreneurs