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Solar, wind energy pick up - The Hindu

21 April 2017 - 6:09am

Solar, wind energy pick up
The Hindu
The State has been able to gain from sources of renewable energy such as solar and wind energy this year. As much as 472 MW of solar power has been added to the grid this year out of the installed capacity of 1,059 MW. Generation from wind too has ...

As peak demand rises, KPTCL begins infrastructure upgrade - The Hindu

20 April 2017 - 11:45pm

The Hindu

As peak demand rises, KPTCL begins infrastructure upgrade
The Hindu
... by Escoms for the conspicuously intermittent supply of power. With the demand for electricity always on the rise — the year-on-year increase in peak demand is minimum 5% — the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. (KPTCL) is now expanding ...

Soon, buy power only when you need it via prepaid meters - Times of India

20 April 2017 - 12:30am

Soon, buy power only when you need it via prepaid meters
Times of India
If all goes well, Vidhana Soudha, the centre of power in Karnataka, may become a showpiece of generating electricity from alternative sources. Bescom has called for tenders to set up solar panels on select government buildings, including Vidhana Soudha ...

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Solar power capacity crosses 12 GW last year - Deccan Herald

18 April 2017 - 2:23am

Deccan Herald

Solar power capacity crosses 12 GW last year
Deccan Herald
Among the states, Andhra Pradesh added the maximum solar capacity in 2016-17 (1,294.26 MW), followed by Karnataka (882.38 MW) and Telangana (759.13 MW). Other major additions were in, Tamil Nadu (630.01 MW), Rajasthan (543 MW), Punjab (388 ...
India Generates More Than 1 Billion Kilowatt-Hours Of Solar Per ...CleanTechnica

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India Generates More Than 1 Billion Kilowatt-Hours Of Solar Per Month - CleanTechnica

17 April 2017 - 8:31pm

CleanTechnica

India Generates More Than 1 Billion Kilowatt-Hours Of Solar Per Month
CleanTechnica
The largest jump in solar power generation was reported in the southern region, which saw a sharp increase in the installed capacity. Several southern states, like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka saw several projects commissioned ...

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This project tackles issue of children dropping out of school as they reach 10 std one solar lamp at a time - Bangalore Mirror

16 April 2017 - 1:08am

Bangalore Mirror

This project tackles issue of children dropping out of school as they reach 10 std one solar lamp at a time
Bangalore Mirror
The Bangalore West chapter of Rotary International, a humanitarian organisation, has been tackling the drop-out issue in rural Karnataka with a rather simple idea since 2012. They distribute solar-powered lamps to class 10 students so they can study at ...

Photo feature: How animals are struggling for water in Bandipur and ... - The Hindu

15 April 2017 - 7:26pm

The Hindu

Photo feature: How animals are struggling for water in Bandipur and ...
The Hindu
As the Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserves dry up, animals in these forests struggle to find even a drop of water.

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NIT Karnataka: What's The Good, The Bad And The Ugly - Youth Ki Awaaz

14 April 2017 - 7:14pm

Youth Ki Awaaz

NIT Karnataka: What's The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Youth Ki Awaaz
From coaching teachers being unable to pronounce L'Hospital properly to figuring how to solve Irodov's physics problems, I went through the whole gamut, before finally securing a place at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal ...

Jindal Aluminium Commissions 20 mW Solar Power Plant for Bangalore Extrusion Plant - Aluminium Insider

14 April 2017 - 1:56am

Aluminium Insider

Jindal Aluminium Commissions 20 mW Solar Power Plant for Bangalore Extrusion Plant
Aluminium Insider
The solar power project will power Jindal's aluminium extrusion plant, which is located outside of Bangalore in the state of Karnataka. The project will cover a land area of 97 acres with over 73,000 solar modules and deliver an output of 23,000 kWp.

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Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka - The Siasat Daily

13 April 2017 - 12:28pm

The Siasat Daily

Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka
The Siasat Daily
New Delhi [India]: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Karnataka for Jindal Aluminum Ltd. Bangalore.

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Power hikes hurt: Time to explore other options - Deccan Chronicle

13 April 2017 - 7:23am

Power hikes hurt: Time to explore other options
Deccan Chronicle
Bengalureans, who are coping with power cuts in a hotter than usual summer, will now have to pay more for the power they consume thanks to the 8 per cent hike in power tariff announced by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission. While the ...

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Solar power tariff rates slashed - The New Indian Express

13 April 2017 - 5:32am

Deccan Chronicle

Solar power tariff rates slashed
The New Indian Express
KarnatakaElectricity Regulatory Committee (KERC) has slashed the tariffs on solar photovoltaic plants from D6.51 per unit to D4.36 per unit on Wednesday. The decrease was along expected lines since tariffs have seen a drastic decrease across India as ...
Solar tariff down to ₹4.36 a unit for MW-scale plantsThe Hindu
Power hikes hurt: Time to explore other optionsDeccan Chronicle

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Solar tariff down to ₹4.36 a unit for MW-scale plants - The Hindu

13 April 2017 - 12:14am

Deccan Chronicle

Solar tariff down to ₹4.36 a unit for MW-scale plants
The Hindu
A day after it recommended an average hike of 8% in power tariffs, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has revised the tariff for all new grid-connected megawatt-scale solar PV plants. The tariff, applicable to plants entering into ...
Solar power tariff rates slashedThe New Indian Express
Power hikes hurt: Time to explore other optionsDeccan Chronicle

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Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka - Business Standard

12 April 2017 - 7:01pm

Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka
Business Standard
Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Karnataka for Jindal Aluminum Ltd. Bangalore. Being nestled in Bavihalu, ...

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Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka - Yahoo News

12 April 2017 - 6:17pm

Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka
Yahoo News
New Delhi [India], Apr 12 (ANI): Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Karnataka for Jindal Aluminum Ltd. Bangalore.

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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for MW-scale plants - Economic Times

12 April 2017 - 5:08pm

Economic Times

Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for MW-scale plants
Economic Times
BENGALURU: The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed Rs 4.36 per unit as the new tariff for new grid-connected megawatt (MW)-scale solar photovoltaic plants. This is the tariff solar developers selling power to the grid will get ...
Shettar assails power tariff hike announced by KERCTimes of India

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Shettar assails power tariff hike announced by KERC - Times of India

12 April 2017 - 4:33pm

Economic Times

Shettar assails power tariff hike announced by KERC
Times of India
Noting that union power ministry is giving all sort of incentives to states opting for solar power production, Shettar said Karnataka has badly failed to utilize the same. The hike also signifies the lack of interest of CM Siddaramaiah towards the ...
Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for MW-scale plantsEconomic Times

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Hartek Power bags over 1-GW solar grid EPC projects in 2016-17 - Hindu Business Line

11 April 2017 - 10:30pm

Hartek Power bags over 1-GW solar grid EPC projects in 2016-17
Hindu Business Line
Hartek Power bagged 1,025-MW solar grid EPC orders in 2016-17, with a third of these coming from Telangana and Karnataka. The orders include a 100-MW solar power project at Kalwakurthy in Telangana and 30 substation projects in several States.

Hartek Power bags 1025 MW solar grid EPC orders in FY17 - Economic Times

11 April 2017 - 2:08pm

Economic Times

Hartek Power bags 1025 MW solar grid EPC orders in FY17
Economic Times
CHANDIGARH: The 1,025-MW solar grid EPC projects include 30 substation projects of up to 220 KV spread across 10 states, including Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Bihar.

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