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To set up solar power plants

NEW DELHI: The North Delhi Power Limited and Tata BP Solar have joined hands to set up solar power plants in Delhi including rooftop ones that will be connected to the electricity grid.

K Subramanya

The sun is shining gloriously as usual but it

In times of recessionary environment, any serious impact on costs could mean businesses getting wiped out. Managing energy is a daunting task and organisations in India are trying to cope with the unreliable grid supply by looking at various alternate forms, including renewable energy.

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum on Thursday directed Silverline Industries, manufacturers of a solar water heater, to repair a heater. They will, otherwise, be liable to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation.

K. Subramanya, CEO, Tata BP Solar, India

Sushmi Dey NEW DELHI

WITH oil prices ruling high despite recent correction, domestic companies such as Reliance Industries (RIL), Tata BP Solar, Essar Power, Suzlon and Moser Baer are investing more in renewable energy.

While Suzlon, Moser Baer, Indowind and Webel raised $1.4 billion overseas in 2007 through convertible bonds for investment in green energy, RIL, Tata BP Solar and Essar Power raised $628 million on domestic stock exchanges in 2007.

Today, solar energy is one of the most expensive ways to generate power. That

Govind Talwalkar

There's a myth amongst urbanites that solar energy is more suited for rural applications. While acknowledging the fact that solar energy has contributed significantly to build rural infrastructure, it can in the same vein impact the urban populace and corporates. The impact would be evident in the coming years as the relevance of energy security gains in importance.