Daily Archive: March 30, 2012

PowerGrid south bags award

PowerGrid’s southern region transmission system-II has been conferred with the national award for meritorious performance in power transmission ‘system availability.’ The award has been instituted by the Union Ministry of Power for the year...

Power to cost more in AP for all segments

Power consumers across segments — domestic, low tension and high tension industrial segments, in Andhra Pradesh are in for tariff hike from April 1. DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) today...

TN speeds up work on power projects

The Tamil Nadu Government has decided to set up a 660 MW supercritical power plant at Ennore at a cost of Rs 3,960 crore, announced the Chief Minister, Ms J. Jayalalithaa in the Assembly...

Plant to generate power from waste Okayed

Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Council on Wednesday approved the setting up a plant to generate power from waste, despite the Opposition parties’ disapproval. The project will be implemented on BOT (build-operate-transfer) basis by...

CIL board clears fuel pact draft

Coal India Ltd’s board approved a draft agreement to supply the fuel to power plants, but it has to wait for a directive from the coal minister, which is unlikely to happen before the...

GVK-Hancock is ‘deal of the year’

The USD 1.26 billion GVK-Hancock deal has been has been awarded the ‘Asia Deal of the year’ and GVK was awarded as the ‘Asia Outbound Investor of the year’ at the 8th Annual Asia...