Daily Archive: October 19, 2012

Privatization of power supply delayed

The process of privatizing the power transmission and distribution as well as revenue collection in the state capital has been delayed after Essar Power Limited sought some modification in the Letter of Intent sent...

Nanotechnology can help in power generation: Expert

A research in nanotechnology for enhancing efficiency in the power and telecommunication sector is necessary for the country, said Ravi Grover, principal adviser with the Department of Atomic Energy and member of the Atomic...

Nuclear power must for low-carbon economy: Sachs

Making a strong case for nuclear power, the UN Secretary-General’s special advisor Jeffrey Sachs today said it is a must that the world economy is transformed to a low-carbon producer and held that it...

Energy schemes delay worries Plan panel

The Planning Commission has raised concerns about the delays in the government’s ambitious energy schemes—Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) and the re-structured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme (R-APDRP). The RGGVY scheme is...

NSL Renewable confident of raising $100 m by March

NSL Renewable Power, part of the Hyderabad-based NSL group, is confident of raising $100 million of equity by March 2013, the Chief Executive Officer, Sanjay Chaturvedi, told Business Line today. Term sheets have been...

Suzlon group wins orders worth 140 MW

Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine maker, has won cumulative orders of about 140 MW over a two-month period. These cover various orders from Eastern Europe, France, Germany and India. “These orders...

Islanding Scheme for Delhi during Grid Disturbance

To safeguard Delhi and its surrounding areas from electricity supply disruption during grid failure, The Minister for Power Sh. Veerappa Moily and Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Sheila Dixit announced the ‘Islanding Scheme for...