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Rain, wind energy stave off power crisis

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Chennai: Thanks to southwest monsoon and wind power generation, Tamil Nadu remains a power surplus state at times.
Due to sporadic rains across the state and downward spiral of mercury level, the

Green building norms to help save electricity


Chennai: Proper implementation of green building concepts and use of energy efficient electrical systems in multi-storey buildings will help save power, according to CMDA officials.
With the state re

Overworked power plants await overhaul

Frequent breakdowns are plaguing thermal power stations across the state, owing to being overworked.

The breakdowns have affected their output, and most thermal power stations are running below capa

TN tops in green energy installations

Tamil Nadu has become the first state in the country to exceed its total clean energy capacity installations over its thermal ones. The state’s renewable energy installations have surpassed coal-based

India's need for energy dependent on Pakistan: Ashraf


Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Wednesday contended that Pakistan would have a crucial role in India's efforts to acquire energy from the Central Asian Republics, saying peace and stability are e

High commodity prices risk to India's growth, inflation: FM


Expressing concern over uncertainty in global economy, Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram said
high commodity prices, particularly energy prices, pose a major risk to the country's growth and infla

Solar plan back in high voltage


The Solar City project to light Kochi’s streets, shops and industrial units is finally taking shape after remaining in cold storage for nearly a year.

Being presented with a huge power bill of Rs70

Conventional energy for power-starved TN

The state will add 3,000 MW of power through conventional sources in the next six months, and this will ease TN’s power shortage, said Mr K. Venugopal, member, Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commis

Nalco to foray into energy sector


Poised for a big leap in its diversification plan, aluminium giant NALCO is all set to invest around Rs 40,000 crore to make a foray into energy sector besides implementing a host of new projects a

IGCAR scouts for more local manufacturers


The successful handing over of a component to Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) by a city-based company is considered the first step towards achieving the target of producing one-fourth

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