Daily Archive: May 2, 2012

Madhucon Projects signs PPA for 300 MW Indonesian power project

By: CR Sukumar Indian infrastructure firm Madhucon Projects, which is setting up its first overseas power project in Indonesia, has on Tuesday announced signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Indonesian government power utility PTPLN (PERSERO). Madhucon,...

Power tariff hike in Karnataka was inevitable: Assocham

Industry body Assocham has said the hike in power tariff by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) was inevitable and may affect the competitiveness of the state’s industry. The hike in tariff was inevitable, so as to maintain...

Maintain GCV coal usage at 30%: CEA to power utilities

Considering the growing need for imports due to constraints in the availability of domestic coal, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), in an advisory, has told all power-generating companies, power project developers and power equipment...

After NTPC, Damodar Valley thumbs nose at Coal India

After NTPC, another public sector power producer, Damodar Valley Corporation, is throwing cold water on the efforts of Coal India to implement the gross calorific value system (GCV) to assess the quality of coal....

Integral to energy security matrix

With climate change emerging as a critical factor in contemporary policy making, priorities in energy security infrastructure planning and development have also changed accordingly. Despite being a relatively new area, renewable energy is becoming...