USAID, MNRE new partnership on clean energy, here is what you should know

In a step toward increasing the collaboration between US and India for clean energy development, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have announced the launch of a partnership between the USAID-supported South Asia Group for Energy (SAGE) and MNRE’s national technical institutions. Here we bring […]

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IIT Hyderabad uses artificial intelligence to study supply chain network of biofuels

Bio-derived fuels are gaining widespread attention among the scientific community across the world. The work on biofuels is in response to the global call for reducing carbon emissions associated with the use of fossil fuels. In India too, biofuels have caught the imagination of researchers. For instance, researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) […]

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Agreement for 600 MW hydroelectric project in Bhutan signed

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday attended via video conference the signing ceremony of Concession Agreement for 600 MW Kholongchhu JV-Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan. Happy to join @FMBhutan & @BhutanMoea in witnessing the signing of Concession Agreement for the 600 MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Power Project for #CleanEnergy. Another example of the symbiotic cooperation between […]

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ANDRITZ wins contract of over Euro 50 million for hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir

ANDRITZ has bagged a contract worth over Euro 50 million from Chenab Valley Power Projects for supplying the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the run-of-the-river Kiru hydropower plant in Jammu & Kashmir. The 624 Megawatt project is located on the Chenab river in Kishtwar district. Chenab Valley Power Projects is a joint venture company between state-owned […]

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IIT-M researchers develop microwave process to make biofuel oils

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have developed a simple microwave process to produce biofuel oils. In a statement issued here the IITM said the biofuel oils with high energy values were produced from two waste products — agricultural waste such as rice straw and bagasse and discarded plastics. […]

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Eminent Speakers came together to decode the nuances of financing in Bio-CNG sector

Amidst the pandemic situation, which has deeply affected the economy word-wide, it is heartening to learn of India gearing up for the paradigm shift towards being self-dependent through the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”. With reference to this context, on 6th June, Indian Biogas Association (IBA) organised a webinar on “Decoding the nuances of Financing in biogas/ […]

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NHPC to develop hydro and solar projects in Ladakh

With a view to leverage development of Hydro and Solar Power Projects in Union Territory of Ladakh, A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC, the Central PSU under Ministry of Power called on R.K. Mathur, the Lt. Governor of UT of Ladakh at J&K Bhawan, New Delhi. The meeting was held to discuss NHPC’s proposals and way forward […]

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NHPC board approves proposal to foray into solar power business

NHPC on Thursday said its board has approved the proposal to foray into solar power business. NHPC is mainly into hydro power generation. “It is to inform that board of directors of NHPC Ltd in its meeting held today…has considered and approved the proposal regarding diversification of business of the company by development of Solar […]

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PFC to fund hydroelectric and projects worth Rs 22K cr in Madhya Pradesh

Power Finance Corporation (PFC) on Tuesday said it will fund 225 MW hydroelectric and other multiple purpose projects worth Rs 22,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh. The company in a statement said “PFC today entered into an agreement with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd (NBPCL), a wholly-owned company of Govt of Madhya Pradesh, to fund projects […]

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Siemens AG sells 24 per cent stake in Indian unit for Rs 8,520 cr to group firm

German conglomerate Siemens Aktiengesellschaft on Tuesday sold shares worth over Rs 8,500 crore in its listed Indian subsidiary Siemens Ltd, amounting to about 24 per cent stake, to another group firm Siemens Gas and Power Holding BV. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft is the parent company of Siemens Ltd, which is listed in India. While there was no […]

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