Financial analysis of ITPCL, Cuddalore

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 17:22

The power sector is one of the most highly stressed sectors, so the financial crisis surrounding the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) group prompted us to take s a closer look into the business as a whole. We share some insights into their subsidiaries, source of procurement, debt structure, and long-term power purchase agreements.

Chennai’s land transformations and implications for its resilience

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 16:40

The rising global demand for land and natural resources has made its protection an urgent priority, particularly against government-sponsored land use changes and acquisition. CAG organised a public discussion about Chennai’s land transformations and the implications for its resilience.

Life under the cloud of industrialisation: Insights from a public perception survey in Thoothukudi district

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 16:29

The concentration of chemical industries and thermal power plants in the industrial taluks of Thoothukudi district leads to a mixture of several contaminating sources. Based on a survey on wellbeing, and impacts on agriculture and water, we found an overall negative association between industrialisation and quality of life in the public mind.

Current News - Volume 3, Issue 10: October 2018

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:36

Highlights

  • A Note on Standby power (Part 2)
  • India targets 100 GW installed capacity of solar energy by 2022
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • Solar, a key option in the Saudi renewable energy strategy.
  • ECC Voice - Procedure for obtaining Agriculture service connection (Tamil).

Plus Publications/Cases:

  • Renewables 2018 Global Status Report, October, 2018 
  • Central Electrical Authority Annual Report, October, 2018
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Current News - Volume III, Issue 9, September 2018

Mon, 01/10/2018 - 16:35

Highlights

  • Ceiling fans: Selection Criteria and Energy Efficiencies (Part 2)
  • New solar policy in the works in Tamil Nadu.
  • Maharashtra ready to unveil energy calculator.
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • By 2023 LED Lighting Market is Expected to Reach $70 Billion.
  • ECC Voice - Precautions to prevent accidents during the rainy season (Do's and Dont's) (Tamil) (Part 2).

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Current News - Volume III, Issue 8, August 2018

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 16:32

Highlights 
1. Ceiling fans: Selection criteria and energy efficiencies
2. Secret of Tamil Nadu’s energy: Wind and Water
3. EESL’s big challenge: Make cheaper, evolved electric vehicles 
4. Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF) 
5. ECC Voice - Precautions to prevent accidents during the rainy season (Do's and Dont's) (Tamil)

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