User: sivakumar Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Solar
Last updated: Jan 20 2018 10:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tracking Mercury: Smart planning can reduce heat island effect 20.1.2018 Hindu: News
Among other things, height of buildings have to be restricted keeping in mind width of the road
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The sun powers irrigation pump sets here 20.1.2018 Hindu: National
The State government’s ambitious project ‘Surya Raitha’, which helps farmers to generate electricity to run their irrigation pump (IP) sets, was inaugurated at Harobele in Kanakapura taluk of Ramanag...
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Solar powered agriculture 20.1.2018 Hindu: Opinion
The use of solar pumps for irrigation will undoubtedly help farmers but the reality of depleting ground water resources must not be forgotten (“Towards solar powered agriculture”, January 19). Electri...
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KERC proposes higher RPO targets for Escoms 20.1.2018 Hindu: Karnataka
Move aimed at pushing companies towards procuring more clean energy; compliance with RPO is taken into consideration during tariff revision
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Tracking Mercury: Urban planning to reduce heat island effect 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Among other things, height of buildings have to be restricted keeping in mind width of the road
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Give info on Train Protection Warning System: CIC to DSIR 19.1.2018 General News
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) to provide information on delay in the implementation of the Train Protection Warning System (TPWS). Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu also issued a show cause notice to the Central Public Information Officer of DSIR, B N Sarkar, for not responding to an RTI application seeking information about the TPWS despite a senior DSIR official asking him to do so. Acharyulu directed Sarkar to provide information on reasons for delay, expected date of completion of the project, and additional expenditure. He asked Sarkar why he should not be penalised for not responding to the RTI application of Astitva, who had sought details of the TPWS project submitted by the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) to prevent rail accidents, under the Science and Technology plan in 2013. Taking note of an audit report the applicant added with his appeal to the Commission, ...
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Sluggish rooftop solar scheme spurs govt to work on new plan 19.1.2018 General News
Concerned over the inactivity in the country's rooftop solar programme, the government today said only one GW rooftop solar capacity has been set up against the target of 40 GW and a new plan is in the making to end the shortcomings. "We have set a target of installing 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022. And of this, 60 GW would come through ground-mounted and 40 GW has to come through rooftop. "But as we speak today, against this target we have set up around 16 GW of ground-mounted and 1 GW of rooftop solar. So if I can admit...I can say that our rooftop programme is not doing really well," Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary Anand Kumar said here. He was speaking at a workshop on rooftop solar organised by CII. He enumerated reasons like clash of interest between discoms and high-end consumers for the inactivity in the rooftop programme. "There is a clash of interest between discoms and high- end consumers. Discoms charge at higher rate for high-end ...
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Towards solar-powered agriculture 19.1.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
India must exploit the potential of this technology to help farmers meet irrigation needs
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Padmanabhaswamy temple works launched 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
State expects ₹100 cr Central aid for Sivagiri works
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Solar plant launched at MCC farm 19.1.2018 Hindu: Chennai
A 500 kWp solar power plant was launched in the Madras Christian College Farm on Thursday. Spread over 3 acres, multi crystalline photo voltaic solar panels with transformers, inverters and operative ...
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Iran to boost power trade with neighbours 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Iran plans to boost electricity trade with its neighbours on northwestern, western and eastern borders in the next five years, media reports said on Thursday.
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Chinese conglomerate to set up solar plant in Andhra 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company, an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group, will set up a mega solar manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of $50 million, it was announced on Thursday.
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India to set up $350 mn fund for solar projects to meet renewable energy target 18.1.2018 Hindu: Industry
Minister confident of achieving 175 GW of installed capacity well before 2020
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BSES offers cashback on timely bill payment via Mobikwik 18.1.2018 General News
In a move to encourage digital payment of electricity bills on time, BSES, one of the two power distribution companies (discoms) in Delhi, on Thursday announced a cashback scheme valid till March-end by which consumers stand to benefit by up to Rs 1,200, at Rs 300 per month, on the three bills till March plus the added benefit on pre-payment of the April bill.
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Subsidies alone will not scale up solar pumps: CEEW 18.1.2018 General News
A subsidy-led approach alone may not achieve the target of one million solar pumps by 2021 and the government must target marginal farmers, an independent study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said on Thursday.
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India to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects 18.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects
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IND Renewable Energy to hold board meeting 18.1.2018 General News
On 27 January 2018
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CBI arrests resort owner in Hyderabad 18.1.2018 General News
The CBI has arrested a resort owner from Hyderabad on a complaint by the Indian Overseas Bank, alleging bank fraud of over Rs 54 crore. G S Chakravarthi Raju, the Chairman of Leo Meridian Infrastructure Projects and Hotels Limited, was arrested by the Bengaluru unit of the agency from Hyderabad yesterday. Raju's company runs Leonia resort in Hyderabad. No official of the company was available for comment on Raju's arrest. The CBI has alleged that a term loan was sanctioned to Raju's company under multiple banking agreements after which the Indian Overseas Bank joined as a consortium member led by the Bank of Baroda. Raju was granted term loan to part finance the construction of 318-room hotel project in Bommraspet village in Andhra Pradesh. The cost of the project was over Rs 485 crore with the Indian Overseas Bank's portion in the loan being Rs 25 crore. The accused had stopped construction work during March 2012, the FIR had alleged. The account was classified as a Non ..
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Govt to set up USD 350 million solar development fund 18.1.2018 General News
The government will set up a USD 350 million solar development fund for financing solar projects, New and Renewable Energy and Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh said today. Over the years, the minister said, renewable energy has become cheaper and is set to replace conventional energy, which is a healthy development. India has one of the fastest growing renewable energy programmes in the World and the country would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity well before 2020, he said. The minister said that International Solar Alliance (ISA) shall help mobilise sufficient funds for solar energy projects. On receipt of 15 ratifications, ISA Framework Agreement entered into force last month "thereby making ISA a de jure treaty based international intergovernmental organisation." So far 19 countries have ratified and 48 countries have signed the ISA Framework Agreement. In one of its first outreach programmes post ratification, the ISA hosted a two-day
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Government to set up $350 mn solar development fund 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The government will set up of a $350 million solar development fund for financing solar projects, Power Minister R.K.Singh has said.
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