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Chennnai Event on Zero Liquid Discharge, 6 Jan – Manufacturing Case Studies @ Footprints Event

After a successful Footprints – second edition,  SICCI , Techbridge Ventures and  Tata Capital this time is hosting the third edition of “Footprints“, to celebrate Climate Change Action in Manufacturing Industry on 6th January, 2016 at 6 PM. PROGRAMME AGENDA: Date:  Wednesday , 6th January, 2016           Time: 6.00 p.m.          Venue: Le Royal Meridien, Chennai […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Corporate Sustainability, Waste Management, Water

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SunEdison’s Plan for 2000 MW Renewable Energy Projects in Tamil Nadu

At the recently concluded Global Investor’s Meet at Chennai, SunEdison has signed MoUs for 2000 MW of renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu. While no fan of either MoUs or these gala investor’s meets, I do hope that these intentions translate to reality. With SunEdison already operating a number of RE assets across the country, […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Events, Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy

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EcoSure Solar Conference Telangana Sep 7 2015

Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy @ the conference   A solar conference with a focus on Telangana took place in Hyderabad on 7 Sep. Organized by EcoSure Events, this was supported by the government of Telangana as well as a number of solar related entities in the region. From the government’s side, the Home Minister […]

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Posted in: Events, Hyderabad, Solar Photovoltaic

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Backing Down Wind Mills in Tamil Nadu – There are two sides to every coin

Read an interesting article in The Economic Times today how there is a tussle between wind power generators and private conventional power generators, with TANGEDCO and MNRE being the other actors in the drama. The script goes like this: MNRE would like wind generation to have “must run” status, meaning they should be backed down as […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Coal, Electricity Generation and Transmission, Gas, Onshore Wind, Policies and Regulations, Wind Energy

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Chennai Climate Change Event – Celebrating Climate Change Action in Manufacturing Industry

Footprints Celebrating Climate Change Action in Manufacturing Industry Organized by SICCI, TiE and CIIE 28 August 2015, 6.00 pm followed by dinner Venue: My Fortune, Cathedral Road, Chennai.   PROGRAMME Date: 28th August, 2015          Time: 6.00 p.m.         Venue: My Fortune, Chennai Welcome Address                   […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Climate Change

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$150 Million Investment in Rooftop Solar Firm Amplus Solar by I Squared Capital

In another reaffirmation of the interest shown by financial investors in the solar sector, Amplus Solar, based out of Gurgaon has received a $150 million investment from global infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital. Amplus Solar is a fairly new entrant into the solar field, and from what they aspire, they seem to have a focus […]

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Posted in: Energy Investments, New Delhi, Rooftop Solar

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Cochin Airport to be 100% Solar Powered

That’s really cool, isn’t it? To know that an airport will be 100% solar powered? Even cooler, when you get to know that it is right here in India, and in cool ole Cochin. A 12 MW ground mounted solar farm at its cargo complex allow about 50,000 kWh of electricity to be supplied by […]

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Posted in: Cochin, Solar Photovoltaic

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RISEN Energy & RAASI Green Earth Sign MoU for 100 MW Solar Plant in Ramnad, TN

Press release RISEN Energy Co. Ltd, China & RAASI Green Earth Energy (P) Ltd, India, signed a landmark MoU to jointly invest and develop a 100 MW Solar Plant in Ramnad district, Tamilnadu, India.RISEN Energy’s joint investment and development of  this 100 MW Solar Power Plant with Raasi Green Earth Energy in Tamilnadu makes it […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Solar Photovoltaic

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Surya Raitha Scheme of Karnataka – Solar Water Pumps Made Economically Feasible?

A recent article in the Hindu Business Line dwelt on how, in spite of its advantages, solar water pumps have hardly taken off in India. The article quoted a figure of about a measly 25,000 solar water pumps installed all over the country when there are some 20 million grid powered and an additional 8 million […]

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Posted in: Agriculture and Forestry, Diesel, Rural Sector, Solar Photovoltaic

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My Visit to NCPRE – National Centre for PV Research & Education, IIT Bombay

I had been to NCPRE at IIT Bombay, about a month back. Had been intending to do this for almost a year, and finally did. It was an interesting two hour experience. Firstly, I must say I was quite impressed by the extent of interest taken for my visit by the IIT Bombay staff attached to […]

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Posted in: Colleges, Energy Education, Innovations, Mumbai, Solar Photovoltaic

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