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.

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on Friday ordered the state

BANGALORE: The State has embarked upon an ambitious initiative to reduce power consumption by hotels, hospitals and technical institutions by convincing them to switch over to renewable energy sources, especially solar and through implementation of

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.


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