Monthly Archive: October 2012

Three atomic power stations to have new heads

There will be change of guard at three atomic power stations, run by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat, said an official. NPCIL has appointed T.J. Kotteswaran...

Power crisis: TN resolves to approach Supreme Court

The Tamil Nadu Government has resolved to approach the Supreme Court to seek its intervention to ensure the Central Government provides adequate power to the State. A decision to this effect was taken today...

‘Wind potential under-exploited’

Recent studies have shown that the wind energy potential in India and States such as Tamil Nadu have been underestimated. With appropriate policies wind energy can be brought to the mainstream to supplement conventional...

IPPs in a quandary over equipment import issue

Changes in power plant equipment import norms and delay in its implementation has put most Independent Power Producers in a quandary, according to T. Adi Babu, Chief Operating Officer, Finance, Lanco Infratech Ltd. Reacting...

CERC critiques PowerMin on bid documents, PPAs

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has advised the Union power ministry to revise the standard bidding document (SBD) for ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) and design these based on a build-own-operate (BOO) model...