Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on energy
In the same area, where a 200MW wind park stands, a 5,000MW solar park is to come up. This will be done in Dholera, which is around 80kms from Ahmedabad. Read here
Since Maharashtra government is short of land to construct big solar plants, it will now let private companies install some panels on water bodies like rivers, dams, canals and ponds for a project aimed at generating 2,000MW power. Read here
While India has apotential to generate 20,000MW power from small hydro power projects, its present installed capacity is just 4,500MW. To harness at least 50 per cent of its potential in the next 10 years, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a hydraulic turbine research and development laboratory at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Read here
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