The 14th edition of Municipalika, a three-day exhibition and conference on Smart and Sustainable Cities, organised at CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Navi Mumbai, from 18th to 20th May, ended on a high note, providing valuable insights and solutions for urban infrastructure and housing development in India.
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
544 ULBs sign MoUs with EESL for LED streetlights
A total of 544 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) have entered into an implementation agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) for replacement of streetlights with LED streetlights, till 3rd April, 2017.
Percentage of RE in power generation
As per information from the Central Electricity Authority, the percentage share of renewable energy in total power generation increased from 4.97 per cent in 2012-13 to about 5.7 per cent by February 2016.
APEPDCLÂ´s new mobile app
Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) is planning to upgrade its mobile application and incorporate a few features including updates regarding power supply
7 more coal blocks operational: Piyush GoyaL
Seven out of 67 coal mines auctioned and allotted recently have begun operations while the remaining blocks
Rajasthan becomes No 1 in RE
Gujarat has finally been left behind by its close rival Rajasthan, and given the number of projects in the pipeline, it is likely to retain the honour for quite some time.
Draft of offshore wind energy policy released
Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released a draft national offshore wind energy policy for 2013. The draft policy was written with inputs from a steering committee on offshore wind energy. According to the draft, onshore wind energy has reached a stage of deployment that makes it competitive with traditional fossil fuel power generation.