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IEEE Standards Association reiterates commitment to Indian Smart Grid Market

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA), a globally recognized standards setting body within IEEE that has been playing an increased role in Smart Grid Awareness and implementation in India over the last year, today reiterated its commitment to the growing Indian Smart Grid market and announced that it will be an active participant and the Gold sponsor of India’s first ‘GridWeek Asia’. An extension of the annual GridWeek Conference held in Washington D.C, USA, the inaugural GridWeek Asia in India organized by ... Read More »

MPIL Steel offers turnkey solutions for rooftop solar power systems

According to reports, MPIL Steel Structures Ltd will offer turnkey solutions to install rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems on pre-engineered buildings. The Mumbai-based company makes complex steel structures, fabricated solar panel mounting structures and pre-engineered buildings.The company piloted this on the roof of its factory in Tarapur, Maharashtra, and will now begin to offer the solution on a turnkey basis to factories and other commercial consumers. “Any company can approach us for the solution and we will design, manufacture ... Read More »

Mahindra & Mahindra plans solar charging stations to fuel electric vehicles

According to reports, home-grown automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is looking at solar-powered charging stations to fuel electric cars. The company, that offers electric cars under the Mahindra-Reva brand, says the group will create the necessary infrastructure to run electric cars. The aim is to establish self-sufficient charging points even as it rolls out electric cars. “We are working on our electric car Reva, a green car that would run on clean energy. For this, we are looking at ... Read More »

Okhla waste to energy plant to come under green scan

According to reports, For the next three months, the Delhi environment department and Delhi Pollution Control Board (DPCC) will intensively monitor operation of the Okhla waste-to-energy plant. Reacting to a TOI report about possible emissions from the plant since it became functional on January 3, the environment secretary visited the area on Sunday and said that while everything seemed to be in order at present, the government would keep a close watch on the plant as work is gradually scaled ... Read More »

Andhra Pradesh plans to buy 2 GW of power a year up to 2016

According to reports, with demand for power mounting, the Andhra Pradesh Government will buy 3,000 MW of additional power worth Rs 7,083 crore this year. It approved a plan prepared by Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation Ltd (APTransco) and APPCC (AP Power Coordination Committee), to meet short-term and medium-term demand in the State. In the short-term, power utilities will purchase 1,000 MW of power to meet demand during January to May 2012 costing Rs 1,083 crore. In the medium term, power ... Read More »

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