Even turbine makers hold right to access PGCIL’s sub-stations; remedy the situation, ministry tells CERC

Land was leased to Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation

Work on linking Tamiraparani, Karumeniyar and Nambiyar to benefit drought-prone areas on Tirunelveli and Tuticorin is slowing gaining momentum.

Involves an investment outlay of about Rs.66 crore

The Tirunelveli Corporation has drawn a plan to install solar power panels on its administrative building on an outlay of Rs. 42 lakh.

The 1,000-MWe nuclear plant generated 160 MWe before being halted for routine check.

It was that found Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan were better prepared and more aware to implement project

Coimbatore is likely to be a part of an international effort to build sustainable, low carbon cities, if things go as planned by ICLEI, an NGO, and the British High Commission. The project aims at encouraging local governments to develop State-level guidelines and leverage international and national funds for such projects.

British High Commission-supported project to promote use of renewable energy

The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), an international organisation offering technical consultation, training, and information services for capacity building and support to local governments in the implementation of sustainable development will soon come out with an action plan to reduce carbon emissions in the city.

Westerly winds have started blowing in the district

With the setting of the much awaited westerly winds, sweltering heat and power cuts have almost vanished to a great extent in Tirunelveli and the neighbouring Kanyakumari district. The giant metallic turbine blades of nearly 3,000 windmills of Muppandal have started rotating to generate clean and green energy to effectively bridge the gap between demand and supply.

Chennai to get 250, including 100 mini-buses, says Transport Minister

Three thousand new buses will be introduced this year at a cost of Rs.548 crore for the State, and the city will get 250 buses, including 100 mini-buses, Transport Minister V. Senthil Balaji informed the Assembly on Tuesday The mini-buses will act as a transit transport facility between the residential locality of the commuter and bus stops/train stations.

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