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    Suzlon and RRB Energy in race for a 50MW, Rs. 300 Crore, 20 year Built-operate-Transfer (BoT) wind farm in India

    National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) was incorporated in 1981, as a public sector enterprise under Ministry of Mines, Government of India. NALCO is Asia’s largest integrated aluminium complex, encompassing bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and casting, power generation, rail and port operations. Nalco was  accorded the  Navratna status in April, 2008. The company had recently decided to foray into renewable energy generation and in this regard had invited bids for a 50 MW power plant at an estimated investment ... Read More »

    Suzlon Energy appoints He Yaozu as CEO and country manager of its China operations, Suzlon Energy Tianjin Limited goes local in a challenging and key market

    Suzlon which has installed a capacity of around 370Mw this half year out of a total installed of about 1100Mw has been consistent in the domestic market in spite of increasing competition in the domestic market from  players like  Enercon  and  Vestas. This has been made possible, as the company still leads the way with a very strong distribution channel and network. Suzlon has huge network of High Networth Individuals(HNI), SMB and corporations that do one off wind investing in ... Read More »

    Lakshmi Energy & Foods to augment biomass (Rice Husk) capacity from 30MW to 105MW

    Lakshmi Energy and Foods Ltd. (LEF),  is one of the largest food grain processing companies in India. The company is among India’s largest producers of non basmati varieties of rice with a turnover of over 5.5 billion rupees. The company today boasts of as the fastest growing food companies in India. LEF, being a large mill has integrated facilities for rice bran oil. Lakshmi Energy and Foods Ltd. (LEF) has taken a step towards creation of energy hubs at different ... Read More »

    d.light impacts 2 million lives with Solar Lamps:Reaches the second million in 8 months

    d.light is an international consumer products company serving people without access to reliable electricity. The company states is mission as “Enable households without reliable electricity to attain the same quality of life as those with electricity. We will begin by replacing every kerosene lantern with clean, safe and bright light.”. The company launched their affordable product line in 2008 and has sold hundreds of thousands of solar lanterns to off-grid households in over 40 countries around the world. the d.light ... Read More »

    Choice Solar selling solutions in rural India, pulled into U.S. market by iPhone users

    Choice Solar was founded by Ravi Sinha and Katherine Cleland in 2007. Their combined strengths in engineering, management, marketing, finance, and business development led to creation of a strong team to provide cost effective solar solutions to world’s largest population segment who live without reliable electricity. According to the company, ” Choice Solar is focused on bringing affordable, durable, solar solutions to a vast number of people living in unelectrified regions of the world . Choice Solar provides affordable, durable, ... Read More »

    Key Highlights of the Renewable Energy Certificate mechanism launched in India

    According to this release, from the Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Shri Sushilkumar Shinde, Union Minister of Power, has launched the Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism here today. “Renewable Energy Certificate is a market based instrument which enables the obligated entities to meet their Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO). Pertinently, the renewable purchase obligation is the obligation mandated by the State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) under the Electricity Act, to purchase a minimum level of renewable energy out of the ... Read More »

    Micro Carbon Credit Success story in India:RWE AG Germany, buys 227,460 CER at 20% Market Discount from 15,000 Individuals

    As Panchabuta had reported yesterday, CTRAN Consulting Pvt. Ltd, in a one of a kind initiative was able to aggregate micro carbon credits from 15,000 users of Solar Water Heaters in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka, register it as a CDM project and sell the CER in the international market. This leads us to the question if this is part of a larger trend of the evolving carbon market in India that we keep hearing about a lot, ... Read More »

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