1.New project seeks to improve understanding of floating PV systems : FLOATING STRUCTURES
2. Lack of provision for state maritime board in proposed Indian Ports Bill: Odisha: INLAND WATERWAYS
3. Japan studies options to cut coastal shipping emissions : COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE
4. Domestic road logistics sector could grow by 6-9% in FY22: ICRA:LOGISTICS
5. Gujarat offers 1,000 acres of land to Tesla for electric car factory: ECONOMIC ZONES AND BUSINESS PARKS
6. Indian Railways Invests Rs 11,500 Cr For 58 Critical, 68 Super-Critical Projects : RAILWAYS AND METROS
7. India’s renewable energy sector is set to witness a clash between the country’s two richest men. : RENEWABLE ENERGY
8. Satellites could be a game-changer for storm recovery — utilities should take a fresh look: RESOURCES AND UTILITIES
The time has come for utilities to harness the power of satellites.
Satellite technology has long been used by government agencies for everything from the disposition of enemy forces and bomb damage assessments to tracking the rise of sea levels. The agriculture industry has been successfully using satellite imagery to improve crop yields, and the insurance industry uses satellites for damage assessments and claims processing after hurricanes. Although the utility industry has been slow to adopt satellite technology, recent advancements in satellite sensors, optics and image processing throughput merit a fresh look.