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JUN 22 2018

Sembcorp lowest bidder for Bangladesh power supply tender

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  Sembcorp Energy India is set to bag a tender for supply of 250 megawatts of electricity to Bangladesh after it bid the lowest tariff. Sources with direct knowledge of the ...

JUN 22 2018

Acid Leak: State Government told to respond to Sterlites plea for power access by Monday

  • Bharani Vaitheesvaran, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the state government to respond by Monday to the petition of Vedanta-Sterlite seeking permissions for power supply for the ...

JUN 22 2018

ICRA upgrades rating outlook for Jindal power from Negative to Stable

  • Vatsala Gaur, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  Ratings agency ICRA has upraded the rating outlook for Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) subisidiary Jindal Power from 'Negative' to 'Stable' as the parent company shows signs of ...

JUN 22 2018

Power plants seek extension of temporary coal supply agreements

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  Coal-fired power plants with total installed capacity of around 9,000 MW are asking for extension of temporary coal supply contracts for at least six years, since they have not been ...

JUN 22 2018

Solar projects deadlines extended: Government

  • Nishtha Saluja, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  The government has allowed solar power developers more time for executing projects, a move which may bring down project costs and tariffs of power generated from this ...

JUN 22 2018

India, US officials to discuss trade issues on June 26-27

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  Issues pertaining to duty hike by America on steel and aluminium, review of export benefits to certain domestic products and visa tightening norms will come up at the meeting ...

JUN 22 2018

Stressed power sector may not get RBI relief

  • Bureau, Live Mint / New Delhi, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  India’s power sector is unlikely to get any relief from the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) stressed assets circular, with the central bank maintaining that it was ...

JUN 22 2018

Power producers to Govt: Relax RBIs directive on NPA recognition

  • Ksenia Kondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  Independent power producers have sought the government’s intervention to ease an RBI directive to banks to start the resolution process even after one day of default on loan ...

JUN 22 2018

Commissioning dates for GST-hit solar projects extended

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  Responding to requests from solar plant developers, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the commissioning period for projects hurt by the disruption caused ...

JUN 22 2018

Maharashtra may auction 2,000 MW solar capacity by August 15

  • Vikas Srivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 22nd June 2018 Published on : 22nd June 2018
  • Created:Fri 22nd JUN 2018

  The Maharashtra government is planning to auction around 2,000 MW of solar capacity by August 15. The state’s 1,000 MW solar auction in May initially faced troubles, but was ...

JUN 21 2018

Govt to launch single solar power bid of 100,000 Megawatt: R K Singh

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  Union Minister R K Singh has said the government will bring single solar bid of 1 lakh MW, which would also include storage and solar equipmentmanufacturing components. "The ...

JUN 21 2018

Gujarat government announces Wind-Solar hybrid power policy

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Ahmedabad, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  To boost solar and wind powergeneration in the state, the Gujarat government has announced a new Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy. Energy minister Saurabh Patel and minister of state ...

JUN 21 2018

Alfanar Group plans to bid in India's renewable energy auctions

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  The $3 billion Riyadh-headquartered Alfanar Group is making a major foray into India’s renewable energy sector, looking to raise $200 million for investments, half of which ...

JUN 21 2018

Indore railway station to get 260 kw capacity solar power plant

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Indore, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  Indian Railways will now install a mega solar power plant at Indore railway station that would save Rs 7 lakh a year against electricity usage. The station already has a 20 ...

JUN 21 2018

Indias utility solar capacity grew 72 per cent in 2017-18: Report

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  India's utility solar capacity grew by a whopping 72% in 2017-18 over the previous year, says solar consultancy Bridge To India in its latest annual report on the sector. It ...

JUN 21 2018

BHEL bags Rs 1,000 crore orders from Telangana power utility

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest powerequipment manufacturer, today announced it has bagged two orders worth Rs 1,000 crore for supplying emission ...

JUN 21 2018

Adani Transmission acquires 100 per cent equity in Ghatampur SPV

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  Adani Transmission said that it has acquired 100 per cent equity in share capital of Ghatampur Transmission Ltd (GTL) yesterday, which will set up 900 circuit Km transmission line ...

JUN 21 2018

Hydropower plants increase production in June as rains pick up

  • Prashant Krar, ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  Above-normal rains in June have helped hydropower stations to step up production, easing concerns caused earlier by scanty showers in April and May, and a low-snowfall ...

JUN 21 2018

Govt relaxes deadline for executing solar power projects

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  The Ministry of Power has relaxed the project execution deadline for solar energy projects that have been bid out under tariff-based reverse auctions. The relaxations have ...

JUN 21 2018

Modi govt plans Pariwartan scheme for power sector revival

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 21st June 2018 Published on : 21st June 2018
  • Created:Thu 21st JUN 2018

  The government plans to warehouse stressed power projects totalling 25,000 megawatts (MW) under an asset management firm to protect the value of the assets and prevent their ...