Monthly Archive: May 2012

BHEL gets Rs1,143 crore order from NTPC

BHEL received the order for supply and installation of the main plant package, including boilers, turbines and generators, for NTPC’s power project in Madhya Pradesh New Delhi: State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on...

National power bourse gets merger offers from 2 others

The National Power Exchange (NPEX), the country’s third power exchange which is yet to launch its operations, has received separate merger proposals from the other two power exchanges, Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power...

Turbine blades of 600 MW Khedar thermal unit damaged

Turbine blades of Khedar thermal unit damaged—Power position worsens Thursday May 31, 2012 Chandigarh Haryana suffered another major setback on power front after it was discovered that the turbine blades of 600 MW Khedar...

Rates in power exchanges up by 20-25%

With the mercury rising this month, short-term power prices have seen an increase of 20-25 per cent, with the highest price at which power was traded touching Rs 5 per unit.The average for power...

First-ever electricity for parts of India

The solar power company SunEdison is launching a program to get electricity for the first time to more than two dozen villages in India. The company on Wednesday announced the rural electrification program called...

Coal India says can barely supply 65% of FSA coal

Coal India can supply only around 65% of the power sector’s coal requirement, and the balance 15% of its promised supplies to the generation plants needs to be imported, Narsing Rao, chairman of the...

NLC to add 1000MW to local grid

The Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) will add 1,000 MW of power to the regional grid during the current financial year, said its Chairman and Managing Director A.R. Ansari on 28-05-2012. Addressing newsmen, he said...

MoEF reject GoM proposal on multiple FACs

The environment ministry has rejected a suggestion of Group of Ministers (GoM) to have sector-wise forest advisory committees (FACs) to fasten the project approval process. The GoM on coal and mining issues headed by...

Restructuring of assets by Tata Power

n a bid to bolster its cash flows and placate creditors of its beleaguered Mundra project, Tata Power Co. Ltd plans to transfer three quarters of its stake in Indonesian coal mines to a...

Patnaik goes for more PPP projects in Orissa

Resource-rich Orissa is committed to have more Public Private Partnership projects and “transparent and time-bound” single-window clearance to attract Foreign Direct Investment, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said. “I am committed to have more...

Solar power faces eclipse from US tariffs, China

It’s hard not to notice the huge tilting solar walls at the headquarters of Suntech Power Holdings, the world’s largest producer of silicon solar modules, located in Wuxi city, East China’s Jiangsu province. Through...