Recommendations of the Committee set up for promotion of manufacturing in solar energy in India.

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.

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.

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

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.

SUBOL Mondal, a 55-year-old smalltime farmer, at Dayapur village in the Sunderban forests, West Bengal, is very particular to keep his date with the local banker every month. He is servicing a 15-year loan, at subsidised interest rates, and paying out an equated monthly instalment (EMI) of Rs 900 in the beginning of the month is not a mean job.