Nitin Gadkari for uniform policy on ethanol-blending with petrol

BJP President Nitin Gadkari today asked the government to implement the policy of mandatory 5 per cent blending of ethanol with petrol in all states to help farmers as also reduce India’s oil import bill. … More →


Move to extend REC validity beyond 1 year

When the Renewable Energy Certificate regime came into effect last year, it was generally believed that the proceeds from selling the certificates to those obligated to buy green power would form a meaningful stream of … More →

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Private firm allowed to set up waste-to-energy plant in Mandur

BBMP council passes resolution amid opposition even from BJP members Amidst opposition even from members of the ruling party (BJP), the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) council passed a resolution on Friday permitting Organic India … More →


Biogas plant for Palayam mkt soon

The Palayam market is likely to become self-reliant in terms of waste management with the commissioning of a high-capacity biogas plant capable of generating electricity in January. The work on the plant, which began in … More →


Now, cook food on farm waste

Scientists of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a stove that uses agricultural waste as fuel; it is reported to cut the use of LPG by as much as 25%. Called Ojas, this … More →


Government Encouraging Power Generation Projects from Biomass

The Minister of New and Renewable Energy, DR. Farooq Abdullah Informed Rajya Sabha today that Biomass power developers have initiated various steps to collect agro-residues from villages, its storage and proper transportation to biomass power … More →


Power from sugar mills only next year onwards

The cogeneration power plants in 12 sugar mills across the state will produce electricity only from next December. The proposed 183 MW electricity targeted from the cogeneration plants using bagasse might appear meager given the … More →


Tangedco gets Rs. 375 cr. for purchasing power

With a huge dip in the hydel power generation, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday released Rs. 375 crore to purchase power during this distress period. Whenever the monsoon failed, the hydel power generation of the … More →


Biogas keeps this police station bright

The erratic power supply has not spared the men in khaki across the state, as police stations also bear the brunt of the power cuts. But a police station in rural Chekkanurani in Madurai district … More →


PSPCL signs power purchase pacts

The Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd.(PSPCL) has said that it has signed two power purchase agreements with power producers from bio-mass projects. K D Chaudhrim, PSPCL chairman cum managing director, said the agreements have been … More →