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Horizons- Jan 2013

February 5, 2013 by

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The State of Maharashtra has traditionally been one of the leaders on some of the most important fronts in India. With just 10% of the country’s population, the State accounts for close to 15% of its GDP as well as energy supply. Even in the area of Renewable Energy – a key constituent of the […]

Information Technology company invests in Clean Technology

August 18, 2011 by

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Persistent Systems, outsourced software product development company headquartered in Pune has invested in a 2.1 MW wind energy generator at Dhule, Maharashtra. This investment is a part of their green persistent movement. The technology provider for the wind mill is Suzlon Energy. The energy generated will be injected into the MSEDCL grid. The machine is […]

Wind Energy India – Installed base in leading Indian states

August 15, 2011 by


The following graph shows the data of wind energy installed in 5 leading indian states – Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Karnataka and Rajasthan as of 28th February 2011. Source : MNRE

Wind Power in Gujarat grows more than ten times in ten years

July 5, 2011 by


Gujarat has experienced 545% growth in installed wind power generation capacity from 338 MW in 2006 to 2175.5 MW as of today. The data till the end of March 2011 shows a installed capacity of 2048 MW.  Of India’s total installed capacity of around 13,300 MW, Gujarat account for nearly 15%. At a country level, […]

RE in Maharashtra – progressing but crawling towards potential

April 4, 2011 by


Maharashtra continues to face power shortage. While Jaitapur nuclear plant may be witnessing opposition from locals, a recent economic survey of Maharashtra presented at the state legislature says that only 2,936 MW out of total 8,655 MW renewable energy potential has been tapped. Exploiting this potential, with an expected investment of around Rs. 30,000 crore […]

Renewable Energy in India – Maharashtra ranks 2nd

March 6, 2011 by


Driven by significant exploitation of the wind energy potential in the state, Maharashtra has retained its rank 2 in Indian states in installed renewable energy capacity. However, the state has not moved up in exploiting green energy resources, partly driven the falling capacity addition as can be seen in the graph below. The southern state […]