Daily Archive: October 26, 2012

Bid shocker for EPC cos in Raj power projects

Engineering, procurement and construction, or EPC, players in the power sector are set to miss out on a Rs13,000 crore opportunity in Rajasthan. Eligibility criteria laid down by the Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Ltd...

Solar startup BrightSource raises $80 mln, eyes India

BrightSource Energy Inc, which is developing solar thermal power plants in the California desert, has raised more than $80 million in equity financing six months after canceling a planned initial public offering at the...

Liberia, India to build solar energy centre

Discussions are underway between India and Liberia to construct a solar energy centre in the West African country, an official said Wednesday. Indian Ambassador to Liberia Anil K. Sharan made the disclosure after presenting...

Association launched to harness solar energy

With a view to enhance usage and harnessing solar energy, check leakage and create awareness on energy efficient electrical and electronic gadgets, a Green Engineers’ Association (GEA) was launched at the Jayalakshmi Institute of...

New bidding norms for power projs may not need EGoM nod

The new bidding norms being formulated for power projects may not require approval from the Empowered Group of Ministers, easing regulatory hurdles for developers. “The Standard Bidding Documents or SBDs, which are almost under...