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Solar energy abundant but heavy on pocket

BENGALURU : While solar energy may be free, harnessing it is still heavy on the pocket. As per official statistics, only 148 domestic consumers and 79 commercial and industrial consumers have applied online for setting up solar PV plants on their rooftops since September last year, which is when Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM)

Tamil Nadu hopes to revive Ennore power project

CHENNAI: The 660 MW supercritical Ennore Thermal Power Station (ETPS) expansion project, which has suffered multiple delays, is being pursued afresh by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO). An Expert Appraisal Committee of the Union Environment Ministry for thermal power projects, has issued fresh Terms of Reference (ToR) and will have to follow

Chandrababu Naidu distributes 3,300 houses to poor; says TD’s return to power imperative

TIRUPATI: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has said that for the development to continue in the State, it is imperative for the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) to retain power in the State. Participating in the ‘Gruha Pravesam’ of 3,300 houses constructed under the NTR Housing scheme at Padipeta in Tirupati Rural mandal on Thursday, the