Daily Archive: March 24, 2012

Odisha: OERC hikes electricity tariff from April 1

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission decides to hike electricity tariff from April 1. OERC decides not to hike tariff in Irrigation, Pumping, Agriculture and Allied Agriculture Activities. The principal reason for tariff hike in 2012-13...

AP Genco, AP Transco, Lanco bag awards from Power Ministry

AP Transco, AP Genco and Lanco Infratech Ltd., have bagged awards from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Ministry of Power under various categories for excellent performance. AP Genco has bagged “Performance of thermal stations...

MoU for Jindal Synfuels’ CTL project soon

The stage is set for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Orissa government and Jindal Synfuels for setting up of a Rs 60,000 crore coal-to-liquid (CTL) project by the latter....

RRB Energy plans fund raising from PE investors

Wind electric generators manfuacturer RRB Energy Ltd is planning to raise around Rs 100-150 crore from private equity players to mainly fund develop 3 mega watt (MW) wind energy generator (WEG). The company, which...

‘Mock evacuation drive at Kudankulam sparked public protests

Perception management is the biggest challenge for Indian nuclear programme, according to Dr Srikumar Banerjee, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy. According to him, the “trigger point” for public protests against the Kudankulam nuclear plant...

Gamesa bags inverter order

The wind energy major Gamesa, under its brand, Gamesa Electric, has installed and commissioned its first on-grid 500-kW central inverters – 1MW containerised solution at Essar solar photovoltaic plant at Bhuj, in Gujarat, the...

Regen Powertech bags Rs 4.68 bn Torrent order

Regen Powertech has won an order worth Rs 4.68 billion from Torrent Power for the supply of windmills for 75 MW. The Chennai-based company manufactures wind power turbines under a licence from the German...

HC questions power plant near Sundarbans

The High Court issued a rule upon the government on Thursday to explain in two weeks why it should not be directed not to set up the proposed power plant in Rampal upazila of...

GMR halts work on MP power project

GMR Infrastructure has put the development of its Rs 7,000-crore power project at Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, on the backburner, thanks to coal shortages. The company acquired this 1,370-Mw project from SKJ Powergen in 2009....