Author: Prasanna Singh

Foxconn In Tie-up With PTT Thailand For Electric Vehicle Push

Foxconn Trading Group, popularly known simply as Foxconn, is a contract electronics manufacturing giant that is best known for being the largest vendor for Apple for its Iphones and more. The Taiwanese firm has plants in China, as well as a presence in India now. With aggressive plans to get into electric vehicle manufacturing, the […]

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India’s May Power Consumption Grows, Despite Setbacks

Power consumption in India grew by over 8.2 per over in May 2021 over the same period in 2020. At 110.47 billion units (BU), the numbers indicate a poor recovery over the figure of 120.02 BU recorded in May 2019, the pre-covid impact year, which really should be the reference for this year. May 2020 […]

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25 Years Life? PVEL Rings Alarm On High Failure Rate Among Modules

Solar’s huge rise has been matched with an even bigger expansion in capacity, primarily in China, and now, the rest of the world too. With manufacturing capacities rising from 25 GW in 2015  to over 400 GW today. These have driven costs lower, even as incremental innovations across the value chain have also helped. For […]

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FOR Report Targets Clean Energy Cess, Coal, Better Renewable Planning

The Forum of regulators (FOR) is  a body set up under section 166(2) of the Electricity Act, 2003 to ensure better coordination and analysis among power regulators across the country. The Forum consists of Chairperson of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and Chairpersons of State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs). The Chairperson of CERC is the […]

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1.2 GW Wind Tender With ISTS From SECI. MP To Be Key Power Buyer

Large tenders for renewable energy have returned after a short gap, this time with a Wind tender. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up of 1,200 MW interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects (Tranche-XI). Projects can be located anywhere in India, although power procured by SECI from […]

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