Daily Archive: February 21, 2012

Toshiba gets $470M India thermal-power order

TOKYO (MarketWatch) — Toshiba Corp. said Monday that its Indian unit has received an order worth around $470 million for three steam turbines and generators from an Indian state-owned energy company. The Japanese company...

Captive power units: Ministry urges CEA to get details

To gauge the progress of captive power plants, the Government has asked developers to furnish information regarding sourcing of equipment, and land and water requirement for these projects by February 29. The Ministry of...

Karnataka colleges keen to set up rooftop solar systems

Colleges in Karnataka are evincing interest in setting up rooftop solar systems to meet their captive power demands. Karantaka’s nodal agency to facilitate the development of non-conventional energy, Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL),...

State seeks coal linkage for OPGC

Keeping in view the expansion plan of Orissa Power Generation Corporation (OPGC), which is going to add 1320 MW (2×660) to its Ib valley power station, the state government has requested the Ministry of...

PGCIL to complete RGGVY work in state by March

People of rural Orissa now have a reason to smile as Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a navratna PSU, is likely to complete rural electrification of 12 districts under the Centrally sponsored...

Gas supply shortage hits RGPPL power output

Lack of adequate gas supply to the 1,940 MW Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private Limited (RGPPL) plant has begun hitting its power generation capacity — news that does not augur well for a state...

Projects to make state a power hub

Minister of State for Energy Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak on Monday went on a Centre-bashing alleging discrimination on Central assistance to the State. While the Centre is providing aid to other states under the Restructured...