ABB to Supply 800 Industrial Robots to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to Make New EVs

Technology major ABB has bagged an order for 800 industrial robots from Volkswagen (VW) Commercial Vehicles to support production of a new generation of electric vehicles at its plant in Hanover, Germany.

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Transport | 23/10/2020 | By Manu Tayal

EESL Invests $5 Mn in Thailand’s SWAG EV to Catalyze Energy Transformation in SE Asia

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has revealed that it has invested in SWAG EV, an emerging e-mobility player to drive the use of electric motorbikes while contributing to increasing power grid flexibility.

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Transport | 23/10/2020 | By Manu Tayal

EVs Share Rise in New Car Sales in Coming Decades but Gasoline Will Still Rule: Daniel Yergin

The electric vehicles (EVs) will make up as many as 8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, as per Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit.

Power R&D | 21/10/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Cost of Solar Energy Drive by Module Efficiency

Module efficiency rates and power class will reduce the cost of solar energy during the 2020s, according to research by Wood Mackenzie. The cost savings would be appealing to solar developers and installers, which will drive the market adoption

Solar manufacturing | 20/10/2020 | By News Bureau

Cascade Tripping at Substation of MSETCL Line Tripping Led to Grid Failure: Tata Power

Praveer Sinha-led utility giant Tata Power said that the power failure was attributed to cascade tripping at state-run transmission company MSETCL’s sub-stations and transmission lines leading to grid failure at Mumbai that resulted in power outages on October 12, 2020.

Smart Grid / T&D | 19/10/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation to use energy efficient techniques to conserve power

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has decided to use green and energy-efficient techniques to reduce power consumption by almost 35 per cent.

Energy Storage | 24/01/2012 | By Moulin

BESCOM warns to stop power supply for new street lights to promote more usage of solar energy

In attempt to tide over the current energy crisis, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has warned to stop power supply for new street lights unless at least 50 per cent of them are run by solar energy.

Energy Storage | 24/01/2012 | By Moulin

KERC directs Karnataka Government to fix tariff for buying power from non conventional sources

KERC (Karnataka Electric Regulatory Commission) directs state government to fix the tariff for non-conventional power purchase

Policies & Regulations | 24/01/2012 | By Moulin

TNERC to conduct public hearings regarding revision of electricity tariffs

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) will conduct public hearings on the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board's petition to revise electricity tariffs.

Policies & Regulations | 24/01/2012 | By Moulin

ITDA plans to provide DTH television services using solar energy

The ITDA has ambitions to strengthen the communication infrastructure for the tribal population by using renewable energy.

Other Energy Applications / Rural Electrification | 24/01/2012 | By Moulin

Vario releases its solar calculator for Android in English, German and Italian

The solar yield calculator app of Vario green energy is now available for Android smartphones. An iPhone version of it already exists. House and roof owners can calculate with the free app on their mobile phone, which yield a photovoltaic power plant would generate and how much CO² they can save. The program is available in English, German and Italian.

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 23/01/2012 | By News Bureau

Union Power Minister calls for strengthening Research & Development in power sector

Shri Shinde said that during the 11th Plan period the country has added about two-and-a-half times of the capacity that was added during the 10th Plan period.

Power R&D | 08/02/2012 | By Gisela Bühl

Donauer Solartechnik opens branch in Oman

Specialist distributor Donauer Solartechnik is opening a branch in Muscat, the capital of Oman, on 1 February. The solar company from Gilching near Munich is a partner in the joint venture with Saleh Ahmed Al Badi, who will direct the Donauer branch in Muscat.

Business | 23/01/2012 | By News Bureau

India´s solar power capacity increases 20 fold in 2011, says Bloomberg

Indian solar power capacity expanded 20-fold in 2011to at least 356 megawatts (compared to 17.8 megawatts on December 2010), a third of the targeted level, after infrastructure, financing and weather-related delays, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. India had planned to install 1,233 megawatts of central government, regional and pilot projects.

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 24/01/2012 | By News Bureau

BESCOM plans to file tariff hike proposal for a second time in a year

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) is preparing to file another tariff hike proposal before the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC). “We will be filing a tariff hike proposal but the exact dates and amounts have not been fixed yet,” said P Manivannan, managing director, BESCOM.

Policies & Regulations | 23/01/2012 | By News Bureau

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