Power & Energy News Monthly Archive September 2016

SEP 30 2016

TANGEDCO seeks IIT-Ms help to develop water disposal project

  • Sanjay Vijaykumar, The Hindu / Chennai, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The Tamil Nadu Generation & Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) has selected an alternative site for its 4,000-MW thermal plant in Ramanathapuram district and sought the help of the Indian ...

SEP 30 2016

Rs.72-crore projects for Kollams power sector

  • Special Correspondent, The Hindu / Kollam, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

Development projects to the tune of Rs.72 crore will be carried out in the electricity sector of the district by Kerala State Electricity Board during 2017-2018. This includes Central government ...

SEP 30 2016

Mixed response from AP, TS to energy-saving initiative

  • M.Rajeev, The Hindu / Hyderabad, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The Union Urban Development Ministry’s initiative to join forces with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited to improve energy use in the urban local bodies has evoked mixed response from ...

SEP 30 2016

Wind energy evacuation scales a new high

  • M.Soundariya Preetha, The Hindu / Coimbatore, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

In the last six months, Tamil Nadu has evacuated 9,692 million units of wind energy, which is the highest in the last five years. It had evacuated 9,487 million units in 2012-2013 and wind energy ...

SEP 30 2016

Ministry ties up with EESL to cut energy costs in cities

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The Ministry of Urban Development on Wednesday signed an MoU with public sector enterprise Energy Efficiency Services Ltd with the aim of improving energy efficiency in cities. To start ...

SEP 30 2016

Energy PSUs seek savings via jointprocurement of goods and services

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

A total of 30 Central public sector enterprises under the ministries of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Petroleum & Natural Gas, expect to save between 25-27 crore on their air ...

SEP 30 2016

Greenko set to snap up SunEdison India assets with TerraFarm nod for the deal

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

In a major consolidation drive, Greenko Energy Holdings, a renewable energy company, is set to snap up the Indian assets of the bankrupt US renewable company SunEdison. The last of the ...

SEP 30 2016

NTPC 4000 mw Pudimadaka project awaits domestic fuel linkage

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The NTPC 4000 mw Pudimadaka (Lalamkoduru) super thermal power project, proposed to come up close to Visakhapatnam, is awaiting fuel (coal) linkage to commence works on the project. The ...

SEP 30 2016

NTPC on course to executing 1GW solar park in AP

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

NTPC Ltd is on course to implementing the country's largest 1 GW (1000 MW) solar photo-voltaic power generation park at Kadiri in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. Phase one of the ...

SEP 30 2016

Green activists oppose nuclear plant near Doon

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Dehradun, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The announcement by Jitendra Singh, minister of state in the department of atomic energy who said on Tuesday that Dehradun is one of the sites being considered for an atomic energy plant, has met ...

SEP 30 2016

No possibility of setting up nuclear plant in Punjab: SAD

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Patiala, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today ruled out the possibility of setting up a nuclear plant anywhere in Punjab, holding there was no feasibility for it in the state, a day after the Centre said ...

SEP 30 2016

Diwali power boost with eye on polls in UP

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Lucknow, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016 The people of poll-bound Uttar Pradesh can expect a brighter Diwali this year as the state government is all set to increase power supply around the festival of lights, which is on October 30.
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

Presently, rural and urban areas get 12-14 hours and 18-22 hours of power supply, respectively. This will be increased to 16-18 hours for rural and 22-24 hours for urban areas. A formal ...

SEP 30 2016

NHPC in pact with Rajasthan govt, Inox for wind project

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

State-owned NHPC Ltd today said it has signed a power purchase pact with Rajasthan as well as Inox Ltd for a 50 mw wind power project in the state. "...a wind power purchase agreement has ...

SEP 30 2016

Punjab gets largest solar power plant in Mansa

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Mansa(Punjab), 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The largest single location solar power plant with a capacity of 31.5 MW was inaugurated in Punjab's Mansa district on Thursday. The solar power plant, spread over 173 acres and costing ...

SEP 30 2016

Solar mini-grid in Pench buffer inaugurated

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The solar-mini grid project was inaugurated by chief wildlife warden Shree Bhagwan at Ghatpendhri village in the buffer zone of Pench on Tuesday. The renewable energy project, known as ...

SEP 30 2016

Anantapur project may be commissioned by next fiscal

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Hyderabad, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

State-owned NTPC expects to commission 750 MW solar power project in Anantapur by the end of next fiscal. "In Anantapur of Andhra Pradesh we are installing 1,000 MW of solar power project, ...

SEP 30 2016

Rlys to Offer Discount on Bulk Freight

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

Indian Railways will be offering up to 30% discount to bulk customers on incremental loading to improve freight business that has grown at a slow rate in the current year. "Bulk customers ...

SEP 30 2016

Ujjwala scheme: OMCs hope to reach out to 50 million users within 3 years

  • kalpana Pathak, Live Mint / Mumbai, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

With over 64 lakh women securing LPG connections within five months of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala scheme, the oil marketing companies (OMCs) hope to achieve the target of reaching ...

SEP 30 2016

ONGC Top Guns Face Travel Allowance Cut

  • Our Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

The directors at Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) are set to lose the perk of claiming full travel allowance and comforts while working in Delhi that helped them claim piles of cash on top of their ...

SEP 30 2016

RIL should pay for illegally extracting gas: CPI(M)

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th September 2016 Published on : 30th September 2016
  • Created:Fri 30th SEP 2016

Latching onto the observations of the AP Shah committee on compensation Reliance Industries Limited should pay to ONGC for producing the state-run firm's gas, the CPI(M) today demanded the Centre ...