Daily Archive: April 9, 2012

Bhel awaits Ennore port nod to unload equipment

Commissioning of 600-Mw thermal project may get delayed With Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (Bhel) awaiting consent from Ennore Port Ltd to bring in and unload a critical component for power generation in its yard...

Swan energy pulls out of Gujarat Power Project

Little-known Mumbai-based Swan Energy (SEL) has pulled out of the 700-MW gas-based power project, in Gujarat, after being caught in a political firestorm over alleged largesse bestowed on it by the state government firms....

CAG report blames MeECL for Meghalaya power crisis

Meghalaya government’s ambitious project to provide electricity to all the hamlets in the state, this year, may not be realized, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India report has stated. “The planning of...

Bangalore based HHV Solar launches ‘Solarator’

Bangalore based HHV Solar Technologies Pvt. Ltd, today announced the indigenous development and launch of its revolutionary solar device – the ‘Solarator’, a trailer-mounted, 600 watt capacity, solar photovoltaic power generator ideally suited for...

Tamil Nadu to set up 2 LNG power plants

The Tamil Nadu government is planning to set up two 500-Mw LNG-based power plants to address the electricity shortage in the state. One of the plants would be set up near the five-million-tonne-per-annum Indian...

Power business to drive growth for Alstom T&D

With private power projects losing steam, Alstom T&D India is banking on contracts from government-controlled companies, including PowerGrid Corporation and NTPC, to spur its revenues for at least the next few years. The government...

AP seeks additional gas, funds from Centre

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, has requested the Centre for additional gas allocation for power projects in the State and financial assistance of Rs 1,028 crore to host the...

Karnataka gives time to revise prices on Solar bids

solar power developers who have bid for projects under the Karnataka Solar Mission have been given time till April 16 to revise (down) their price bids. Nineteen developers have cleared the ‘technical bid’ stage...