Daily Archive: June 26, 2012

BHEL bags Rs 950-cr Bhutan contract

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Tuesday said it has received a contract for an electro-mechanical equipment package for a 1,020-MW hydroelectric project in Bhutan. The contract is valued at Rs 950 crore. “The...

RPower’s Butibori plant starts generation

Reliance Power has synchronised the first of two units of its 600 MW Butibori thermal power project, near Nagpur. Power generated will mainly be distributed to industrial as well as distribution utilities in Maharashtra....

Electricity to be costlier by 24.15% in Delhi from July 1

 Electricity will cost more in Delhi from July one with power regulator DERC today raising domestic tariff by 24.15 per cent for the year 2012-13. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Chairman P D Sudhakar said the average hike...

DISTRIBUTION FRANCHISEE: An Overview of DF in India

As per Definition of The Electricity Act, 2003: a “franchisee” means a person authorised by a distribution licensee to distribute electricity on its behalf in a particular area within his area of supply; Also,facilitation...

Suzlon to sell stake in Chinese arm for Rs 340 cr

Suzlon Group has entered into a binding agreement to sell its equity in its whollyowned manufacturing subsidiary in China, Suzlon Energy Tianjin Ltd, to China Power (Tianjin) New Energy Development Company Ltd (CPNE). The...

Discoms to push for steep hike in tariff

The new power tariff is expected early next month, and recent developments indicate that discoms are pushing for a steep hike in domestic tariff. The Reliance-backed BSES discoms were in the spotlight last week...