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    Epoch Power Group introduces new fast-charging Lithium Composite Phosphate (LCP) battery technology in India for Electric Vehicle (EV)

    Epoch Power Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Epoch Capital Group LLC, a private equity firm that focuses heavily on the renewable energy space. Epoch has established itself as a premier firm specializing in the acquisition and development of projects and technologies that directly contribute to setting standards in their respective industries. In addition to electric vehicle technologies, Epoch is also currently developing Biomass and Solar projects in North America, Europe, and Asia. Epoch Power Group, a global developer ... Read More »

    Inox Wind – India places $9 Million Follow-on Order for Wind Turbine Electrical Control Systems with American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC)

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has received a $9 million follow-on order for the supply of wind turbine electrical control systems from Inox Wind Limited (IWL), part of India’s Inox Group of Companies. In August of 2010, Inox placed an initial order for 17 of AMSC’s wind turbine electrical control systems, which, as the “brains” of the wind turbine, monitor and control its operation and the flow of zero-emission electricity to ... Read More »

    Solar PV market in India- Driving Solar Forward

    As Panchabuta has often mentioned and believes, Solar in India is at a very interesting stage. Panchabuta was the first to report that the Solar PV and thermal developers were shortlisted for the first phase of the Solar Mission the day after the developers had to submit their revised bid to the government (NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd. (NVVN) ) for the first phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). The planned capacity of SolarPV is about 150MW and Solar Thermal about 470 MW ... Read More »

    India’s first LEED Gold rated data center opened by Netmagic in Chennai

    In a recent DESC India -CII released report, that studied the various sectors  in India and the potential of ICT in each of them to Cut Carbon Footprint,  Commercial Buildings had the maximum saving potential of 42%. Earlier this year, as Panchbuta had reported , Infosys BPO  had been awarded the 5-star rating for energy efficiency by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) for its building located in its Phase 2 campus in Hinjewadi, Pune. Suzlon had earlier obtained a ‘Leadership ... Read More »

    9 solar power projects of 8.8 MW capacity approved for Haryana

    According to reports earlier this month, the Government of India has approved nine solar power projects of 8.8 Mw capacity to be set up in Haryana by independent power producers. These projects will get commissioned by September 2011. Haryana Power Minister Mahender Partap Singh said the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (Hareda) had invited proposals from independent power producers for the installation of solar power generation plants of 100 Kw to 2 Mw capacities in the state under the Jawaharlal ... Read More »

    15MW rice husk based biomass project in Uttar Pradesh, India bolstering rural economy and agri-business

    According to this report, an innovative biomass-based power plant, established in Fatehullar village of Ghazipur, is bolstering the integrated agri-processing and enhancing the rural economy in the state. The power plant is first-of-its-kind in UP. The start of the 15 mega watt (mw) capacity power plant has also brought a new concept in paddy processing and rice milling while utilising husk as fuel as a clean and renewable source of energy. The power plant has already achieved the power load factor ... Read More »

    IFCI Green India Venture Fund to invest $2.9mn in Ganesh Polytex

    According to reports,  IFCI Venture Capital Funds through its Green India Venture Fund is investing Rs.13.5 Cr in Kanpur-based Ganesh Polytex Ltd for a 10% stake. It is investing by subscribing 15 lakh Optionally Convertible Debentures (OCDs) at Rs.90 eachon preferential basis, convertible into equal number of equity Shares at the same price. On conversion, it will own 10% of the expanded equity capital. Ganesh Polytex is engaged recyling of post consumer PET bottle waste into Regenerated Polyster Staple Fibre ... Read More »

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