Daily Archive: May 12, 2012

Give power sector top priority in gas disbursal: Panel

India’s natural gas output is plunging owing to the sharp drop in production from Reliance Industries’ D6 block in the Krishna-Godavari Basin. Nevertheless, the government is under pressure to change its gas allocation policy...

Welspun wins 125 MW solar bid in MP

Welspun has emerged one among the four winning bidders for solar projects in Madhya Pradesh. After the formal award of the project, Welspun Solar MP Pvt Ltd will put up one solar photo voltaic...

Make open access in power a reality

Power sector reforms commenced in 1991-92, with private players being invited for capacity addition in generation. With the enactment of Electricity Act, 2003 (the Act), generation was de-licensed and trading recognised as a distinct...

NIB helps tap renewable energy in India

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and India’s Axis Bank Limited have agreed on a USD 50 million loan for seven wind turbine parks in India. Altogether, 208 wind turbines of 0.85-2.10 MW will be...

Iran aims to export electricity to India

With renewed investments in green energy technology, Tehran is well suited to export electricity to India, the Iranian energy minister said. Iranian Energy Minister Majid Namjou said Tehran aims to produce as much as...

Suzlon creates country’s largest wind park

The Jaisalmer Wind Park being developed by the Suzlon Group has crossed 1,000 Mw of installed capacity and has reached 1,064 Mw (one gigawatt) on April 1. This makes the wind park, the largest...

NTPC Slashes Capacity Addition Target

NTPC Ltd. has more than halved its capacity addition target for the next five years, mainly due to fuel shortages and problems in acquiring land for power stations, adding to the growing list of...