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    Rajasthan Government to install 10,000 Solar Water Pumps

    Rajasthan government has sent a proposal to the central government under the National Agriculture Development Scheme to install 10,000 solar water pumps in water scare areas. According to an agricultural department official a 5HP pump with save about 25 units of electricity daily. This could lead to an annual savings of about nine crore units. The cost of the pump will be subsidized by 80% under the scheme and the rest of it will be given as a low-interest(5%) loan ... Read More »

    XL Telecom in JV with Spain-based SDEM TEGA to execute EPC contracts in Solar Projects in India

    XL Telecom has entered into a JV  with SDEM TEGA a part of the ST group of Spain for execution of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the upcoming up 500 megawatt solar power project in the next 12 to 24 months in India. XL Telecom enters into a JV with Spain-based SDEM TEGA ….Q: Can you take us through what exactly is the monetary commitment for XL Telecom in this JV? A: The proposed JV is purely for ... Read More »

    CLP inaugurates 99 MW Theni Wind Farm

    CLP Group that started its India innings by acquiring a stake in the 655 MW gas powered Gujarat Paguthan Energy Corporation (GPEC) in Bharuch, Gujarat in 2002 has since expanded to bring into operation two 50.4MW wind projects in Gujarat and  Maharashtra. CLP India, the largest foreign investor in the wind power sector in India, has entered into an agreement with Vestas Wind Technology India Pvt Ltd, the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, to develop this green-field project. The 99MW ... Read More »

    After Suzlon getting Platinum LEED, Infosys BPO awarded 5-Star rating by BEE

    Infosys BPO awarded 5-Star rating by BEE BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, today announced that it has 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. The rating is under the “Star rating for BPO buildings” scheme of BEE that rates office buildings in India from which BPO services are rendered on a scale of 1 ... Read More »

    India’s Carbon Credit Market to triple by 2012 to Rs 4000 Crore : CRISIL Research

    A surge in renewable energy investments could drive a tripling of U.N.-backed carbon offsets issued to emission reduction projects in India by end-2012, a report said on Thursday. And a jump in issuance of carbon credits to renewable energy projects alone could be worth Rs 4,000 crore ($890 million) by end-2012, leading Indian research house CRISIL said in the study. The study said ambitious renewable energy policies will lead to greater wind and biomass investments and lure more project developers ... Read More »

    Indian Weather Market Could See Dramatic Growth : Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Travel to benefit

    INDIAN WEATHER MARKET COULD SEE DRAMATIC GROWTH, SAYS WEATHER RISK MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) released an industry survey of the Indian Weather Market today at its 12th Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida. The survey finds that the Indian weather risk management market could see major growth in several sectors with a total potential notional value of US$2.35-billion (Rs. 105-billion) over the next two to three years. The survey was conducted for WRMA by Weather Risk Management ... Read More »

    Suzlon sees a down year for Wind

    Suzlon Says European Companies Delay Turbine Orders May 12 (Bloomberg) — Suzlon Energy Ltd., India’s largest wind-turbine maker, said companies in Europe are postponing orders as the debt crisis makes it difficult to raise funds for renewable-energy projects. “A lot of projects are being deferred,” Chairman Tulsi Tanti said in an interview recorded with Bloomberg TV in Brussels yesterday. “Small and medium customers are heavily affected by the financial crisis,” he said without naming companies. “2010 will be a moderate ... Read More »

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