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Power tariff likely to go up by 8-10%: Know why!

Power tariff likely to go up by 8-10%: Know why!

Power tariff is likely to increase by 8-10 percent in the country after Coal India decided to hike the commodity's prices, Tata Power CEO and Managing Director Anil Sardana has said.

Shocking! 1100 govt schools in UP's Meerut district have no electricity in 44 deg C - Watch

Shocking! 1100 govt schools in UP's Meerut district have no electricity in 44 deg C - Watch

At a time when the entire nation is reeling under extreme hot weather condition, around 1100 government schools in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district are out of electricity.

Venezuela to ration electricity in 10 states

Recession-wracked Venezuela is to ration electricity in 10 of its most populous and industrialized states, including metropolitan Caracas, the socialist government said Wednesday.

Graphene may help generate power from rain

Graphene may help generate power from rain

Solar cells could generate electricity even during rains by making use of the 'wonder material' graphene, scientists say.

Coming, non-toxic way to power smartphones, cars

Coming, non-toxic way to power smartphones, cars

The researchers, however, caution that it could take some years to develop the concept into a commercialisable product.

'Nationwide power blackout hits Syria'

'Nationwide power blackout hits Syria'

War-torn Syria was hit Thursday by a nationwide power cut, state television reported, but the cause was not immediately known.

Electricity in every Indian village by May 2018: FM Jaitley

Electricity in every Indian village by May 2018: FM Jaitley

Presenting the Union Budget 2016-17 in the Parliament, Jaitley said the government was committed to achieve the target of 100 percent village electrification by May 2018.

India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

India is expected to spend a whopping USD 1 trillion (about Rs 65 lakh crore) by 2030 on ramping up its power infrastructure as one of the world's largest energy consumers aims to provide 24/7 electricity to its citizens.

Centre clears new power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

Centre clears new power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

The Centre on Wednesday unveiled a new power tariff policy which allows 100 percent expansion by existing power plants, passing on levies to consumers and purchase of 100 percent electricity produced from waste.

 

'India will switch over to LED bulbs by 2018'

'India will switch over to LED bulbs by 2018'

India will switch over to LED bulbs by the end of 2018 which would result in a massive saving of 100 billion units of electricity and Rs.14,000 crore per annum to the nation, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Thursday.

Watch how Shri Krishna Bhagwat generates gas & electricity from garbage

Shri Krishna Bhagwat of Mumbai is generating gas & electricity by using the waste garbage and taking the mission of Clean India forward.

Wearable device uses urine to power wireless transmitter

Scientists have developed a first self-sufficient system powered by a wearable energy generator that uses urine to power wireless transmitter.

Is solar power the real solution to India's energy crisis?

Is solar power the real solution to India's energy crisis?

India unfolded a much hyped 'Solar Alliance' on the sidelines of the climate change conference in Paris. A grand invitation extended to the 121 sunny nations to come together for making solar power accessible, its headquarters in Gurgaon and the Indian government seeks to inject Rs 400 crores as seed money.

Austria's largest state goes 100% renewable

Austria's largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy.

What waste: Human excrement can fuel developing world

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in developing countries, says a UN report has said.

Government distributes 2 crore LED bulbs, saves Rs 1000 crore a year!

Under DELP, the government data showed that more than 2 crore subsidized LED bulbs have been distributed. This helps in daily energy savings of 73 lakh units, which translates into Rs 2.9 crore a day (Annual savings of over Rs 1,000 crore)

Manufacturing sector growth improves in October: SBI Index

Manufacturing sector growth improves in October: SBI Index

The monthly SBI Composite Index, an indicator for manufacturing activity in the country, increased to 50.8 in October from 48.4 in September.

Electricity to get cheaper in Haryana

Electricity rates are set to get cheaper in Haryana by as much as 16.43 percent for the 2015-16 period.

Myanmar's first waste-powered plant to operate by 2017

The power plant is estimated to cost $16.2 million and will convert 60 tonnes of rubbish every day to generate 1,000 megawatts of electricity.

Sweden aims to be world's first fossil fuel-free nation

Sweden aims to be world's first fossil fuel-free nation

Swedish government aims to become one of the world’s first nations to end its dependence on fossil fuels.