Monthly Archive: December 2011

PFC’s retail bond sale oversubscribed

Power Finance Corp ( PFC) has received bids for nearly nine times its original base amount offer for the sale of retail bonds, signalling sustained demand for debt from state-owned firms. The financial institution...

MSEDCL to install more Any Time Payment machines

MSEDCL has decided to install all time payment (ATP) machines in several cities of the state to enable power consumers to pay bill round the clock. These machines will be installed by private operators,...

Power-starved JK is goldmine for NHPC

Srinagar, Dec 30: While the political leadership in Jammu and Kashmir goes around the town trumpeting about the state having potential of generating around 20,000 MW of energy from its water resources, the real...

APGenco commissions 1 MW solar PV unit

APGenco has announced the commissioning of a 1.0 MW photovoltaic cell-based solar power plant at Priyadharsini Jurala Hydroelectric Project on Thursday. The plant has been synchronised with grid at 8.10 a.m. today. Commercial operation...

Summary of Indian Power Sector-2011

The Ministry of Power has adopted a robust monitoring system for the capacity addition programme so as to see that the projects are executed in time. There has been a sizeable growth in the...

GERC to hear petitions of solar power developers

The fate of as many as 29 odd solar power developers in Gujarat will be decided by the electricity regulator, Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on Friday, December 30, 2011 as the later will...

NTPC Ltd to invest Rs 18,346 crore in 2 projects

Country’s top power producer NTPC Ltd will invest Rs 18,346 crore to develop two projects in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. Company’s board accorded investment approval to the projects totaling 2,900-mw electricity generation capacity, it said...