Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Corporation (DMIDC) today said its 1 MW smart micro grid solar power plant in Rajasthan has started commercial operations. The project demonstrates integration of solar power with backup diesel generators and the plant has started supplying power to its first industrial consumer Mikuni India, DMIDC said in a statement here. The 1 MW unit is a part of a larger project by the DMICDC which also includes a 5 MW model solar power plant that uses thin film technology being implemented in partnership with Japan’s state-run New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO). Japanese firms are supplying solar panels and equipment for the project.
Online transportation app TYGR launches services in Mumbai TYGR, an omni-transport app, has launched services in Mumbai, following Kolkata, Indore and Ranchi. TYGR has rolled out its services, which also address the hassles of changing fares and surcharges, with a fleet of 5,000 cabs in Mumbai, the company said in a statement here. Its business model has been recognised by global leaders such as NASSCOM and is also backed by Facebook through FbStart, it said.