IN AN urgent bid to revive the mandatory blending of 5% ethanol with petrol, the Centre is gearing up to rework the formula for pricing ethanol in order to activate the ethanol supply tenders from sugar factories to oil marketing companies (OMCs).

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It is a known fact that the world

Mumbai In a novel attempt to go green, a private sector bank launched the city

NEW DELHI: With the Central Government clearly shifting focus to renewable sources of energy to meet the future energy requirements, the Government has proposed that all special economic zones (SEZs) should meet at least 25 per cent of their lighting needs through solar energy, a move aimed at making optimum use of green energy in such labour and power intensive zones.
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New Delhi: In a quiet move for greening its rapid industrialisation plan, the government is making it mandatory for all SEZs (special economic zones) to power at least a quarter of their lighting needs with solar energy. The government also wants at least half of the lighting requirements for billboards to be solar-powered. TNN

SANJAY JOG Mumbai, 17 December

While power utilities and traders have generally welcomed the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

BPL today said it has forayed into solar photo voltaic lighting solutions and other renewable energy based solutions.

The company plans to target four primary market segments -- residential, commercial establishments, infrastructure and the hospitality industry.

BPL said in a statement it has created a portfolio of solar energy products, alternative luminaires using LED technology.

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In a notification issued on December 3, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has announced the generic tariff to be paid to the producers of power from renewable sources including wind, small hydro, biomass, non-fossil fuel-based cogeneration plants and solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal power plants.