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ABB to deliver digital substation for one of India’s largest IT parks – Image Courtesy: Technopark India

March 8, 2017 12:30 pm0 comments
ABB to deliver digital substation for one of India’s largest IT parks – Image Courtesy: Technopark India

ABB India will deliver a 110 kilovolt (kV) digital substation to Technopark, the largest Information Technology (IT) park in India, based on built-up area, located in Kerala and spanning an area of 930,000 square metres. Technopark is envisioned to become a self-contained township with potential to employ a hundred thousand […]

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UJALA: LED tubelights, energy efficient fans in Delhi

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UJALA: LED tubelights, energy efficient fans in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) launched energy efficient fans and LED tube lights for consumers of Delhi under the Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) programme. The UJALA scheme is being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a JV under the administration of Ministry […]

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Kudankulam NPP: Unit No 2 has been brought to 100% power

March 3, 2017 10:31 am0 comments
Kudankulam NPP: Unit No 2 has been brought to 100% power

Kudankulam NPP Unit No 2 has for the first time reached the 100% power level. “This night after completing the physical experiments stage at 90% power level and after obtaining the permission of the Indian regulatory authority, the reactor plant was brought to 100% nominal level of neutron power. We […]

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Wärtsilä to supply two 50 MW power plants to UK

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Wärtsilä to supply two 50 MW power plants to UK

Wärtsilä will supply two 50 MW Smart Power Generation plants to energy and services company Centrica in the UK. Each plant is based on five Wärtsilä 34SG engines running on natural gas. The power plants are scheduled to be operational in 2018. Wärtsilä’s scope covers the engineering, procurement and construction […]

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CG wins USD 105 million order from PT PLN Indonesia

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CG wins USD 105 million order from PT PLN Indonesia

Avantha Group Company CG has won a significant order of USD 105 million (Rs 720 crore approximately) from PT PLN, the state-owned electricity company of Indonesia, to manufacture and install Power Transformers ranging from 30 MVA, 70/20kV to 500 MVA, 500/150kV. CG’s power transformers will be installed across PT PLN’s […]

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January 2017- Editor’s note

February 22, 2017 10:20 am0 comments
January 2017- Editor’s note

The solar energy capacity in India, as per some estimates, may double to nearly 18 GW in 2017. A Mercom report said that the sector may add nearly 9 GW this year and a Bridge to India report said that India’s solar market may grow by 90%, making it one […]

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Indian student wins award in Germany

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Indian student wins award in Germany

The Green Talents Awards Ceremony was held in Germany under the patronage of German Research Minister Johanna Wanka at Kosmos in Berlin. Among the winners is a proud Indian, Shamik Chowdhury, a 29 year old, PhD Student in Environmental Engineering. Shamik Chowdhury’s interdisciplinary research combines urban sustainability, resource efficiency, cleaner […]

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February 2017- Editor’s note

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February 2017- Editor’s note

In Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a series of measures such as 20 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity addition, solarising about 7,000 railway stations in the medium term, higher spending on rural electrification, two new strategic oil reserves (in Odisha and Rajasthan) and lower import duty on liquified […]

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Incandescent bulbs to be phased out in three years

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Incandescent bulbs to be phased out in three years

The government plans to phase out incandescent bulbs by 2020 to encourage consumers to use energy efficient alternatives. Incandescent lamps consume about 80 per cent more electricity than LED lamps, but are more used since a 60 watt incandescent lamp costs Rs 10 apiece whereas CFL lamps start at Rs […]

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“India is poised for huge solar growth”

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“India is poised for huge solar growth”

Power Minister Piyush Goyal said, “The 100 GW target for solar should not be a constraint and India won’t stop at 100 GW. With the advent of new technology in storage, we are poised for huge growth. Solar growth will support landowners to derive income and solar industry to build […]

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