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.

Preeti Parashar

Chandigarh: The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has accepted proposals by Haryana for transferring four solar photovoltaic power projects to the national solar mission.

THANJAVUR: Efficient utilisation of renewable energy will help resolve the crisis being caused by carbon emission. Global warming can be checked to a great extent through the use of renewable energy, said N. Ramachandran, Vice-Chancellor, Periyar Maniammai University.

ANANTAPUR, Feb. 3: The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (APIIDC) has decided to set up a solar city, at Kadiri in Anantapur district, with an outlay of Rs 3,000 crore in 5,000 acres.
The APIIDC managing director, Mr B.P. Acharya, had announced setting up of a solar city at Kadiri, in October last year.

S. Sundar

Installs a 10 kw solar power plant to mitigate power shortage

Alternative: Solar power plant at Balaganapathy Mills, Malli village, in Srivilliputtur.

SRIVILLIPUTTUR: Peak hour restriction on usage of power for industrial units and two-hour load shedding has made a private spinning unit near here to experiment with solar power energy.

R. Sairam

Raw material for biomass gasifier plants is available in abundance

In conversation with Mr. Jakob Lau Hoist, COO of the Danish Wind Industry Association.

The state of Karnataka is bestowed with good wind energy potential. Of the 48,561 MW wind energy potential identified by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for the country, 12,950 MW has been assessed for Karnataka. According to the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited, the total wind power installed capacity as of January 2010 stands at 1,368 MW.

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, the central power regulator of India, is all set to implement the REC Mechanism any time soon. The Commission believes that the introduction of Renewable Energy Certificates can turn around the market for renewable energy, thus opening up new avenues for renewable energy generators.

Hoteliers can reduce dependency on electricity and cut their power bill by installing solar heaters, Deepak Gupta, secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said here on Friday.