CleanTech/ Renewable Energy

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Vacon starts manufacture of solar inverters in India

Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon has begun the production of its inverters for solar power generation in the company’s factory in India. The final assembly operations of solar inverters were commenced at Vacon’s facilities in Bangalore during the month of April this year. Vacon’s solar inverters, rated from 10 to 1,200 kW, are cabinet-installed systems, … Continue reading

Renewable energy, a land guzzler says The Energy and Resource Institute(TERI) Fellow

According to reports, India is blessed with a variety of these clean renewable energy alternatives – biomass, solar energy, wind energy and hydro power. This has encouraged the Government of India to set ambitious targets for renewable energy. The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) has set an ambitious goal of a one per cent … Continue reading

Tata Power to expand renewable energy business in Africa market

According to reports, in a bid to boost its global ambitions, Tata Power Renewable Energy, is looking to expand in Africa to tap the continent’s potential. “We are scanning different countries and looking at potential solar, geothermal and hydro projects at various overseas markets. However, many parts in Africa, especially South Africa have lot of … Continue reading

THDCIL to invest Rs 240 billion – diversify in wind and solar energy

According to reports, THDC India, a mini ratna company in the hydropower business, has finalised its corporate and financial plans, with an investment of Rs 24,000 crore in the next 10 years. “The total investment envisaged during the ten year period is around Rs 24,000 crore, to be funded through debt and equity, with equity … Continue reading

India’s Wind-Power Target Is up in the Air

According to reports, India’s ambitious push to increase the share of renewable energy in its total power generation portfolio to nearly one-fifth by 2017 largely on the back of wind power could falter due to slow progress in implementing policies to attract investment to the sector, according to industry officials. Wind energy accounts for around 70% … Continue reading