Monday, December 23
The project: a solar farm that will produce 500 kilowatts of electricity at Balaclava. The initiative comes not to the Central Electricity Board or a large independent producer, but a cooperative of small farmers in the northern region.
Saturday, December 14
New grant program for the purchase of a solar water heater. Some 10,000 people are expected to receive Rs 10,000 to do next January. To date, 58,900 households have already benefited from this allocation.
Monday, December 09
In line with government policy for sustainable island (MID), the National Energy Commission (NEC) recommends renewable energy at the expense of coal. Paradoxically, the agreement between the Central Electricity Board (CEB) and CT Power for the installation of a coal plant in Albion will be signed soon.
Saturday, July 13
The Central Electricty Board to various entrepreneurs who is wishing to make renewable energy projects will lease areas of 25, 36 and 40 hectares. Among them, Sarako PVP Co Ltd, represented by the brother of Minister Jim Seetaram.
Saturday, January 12
It was towards the end of 2013 the distillery ethanol Omnicane begins operations. The production capacity is 25 million liters per year.