Energy in news on May 4

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on energy

By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Friday 04 May 2018 | 06:56:16 AM
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Solar power reach hits subsidy hurdle

While a scheme that would offer subsidy to solar panel manufacturers is awaiting approval of the finance ministry, another one that assures power offtake is stuck behind World Trade Organisation norms.

Solar, wind powers meet rising demand

While power demand increased in March 2018, so did the available renewable energy in the country, said data published by India Ratings and Research.

J&K to get its first thermal power plant

J&K, which has hydropower as its main souce of energy, will now set up its first thermal power plant in Odisha.

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