Maharashtra state power utility shocks consumers with steep levy- Go Solar

Mumbai: Around 22.5 million consumers of government-owned Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd (MSEDCL) have reported a substantial 10-12.75% increase in their bills. MSEDCL caters to consumers living in the Mumbai suburbs of Mulund and Bhandup, Navi Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra. Go Solar While MSEDCL has justified the hike on account of fuel adjustment […]

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Metro premises to go fully solar in a year

Metro premises to go fully solar in a year CHENNAI METRO Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (CMRL) plans to go fully solar in phase one by next year. While 1 MW of solar power would be available in a few months as work has already started, the CMRL will have another 8 MW of solar power […]

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Energy storage for renewables can be a good investment today, study finds

Utility companies or others planning to install renewable energy systems Utility companies or others planning to install renewable energy systems such as solar and wind farms have to decide whether to include large-scale energy storage systems that can capture power when it’s available and release it on demand. This decision may be critical to the […]

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World Bank pledges $1b for India’s solar mission

The World Bank Group and India signed an agreement Thursday for over $1 billion that the world’s second-most populous country will receive to develop its solar power generation. India, which currently has just over 7GW of installed solar capacity, has announced ambitious plans to increase it to 100GW by 2022. With its climate, the South […]

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Centre’s boost for Maharashtra solar projects

PUNE: The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is all set to work with the Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) to implement off-grid and concentrated solar projects in the state. R P Goswami, director CST – MNRE, said the agency with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will help build the pipeline according to […]

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