Daily Archive: December 20, 2012

Maharashtra government probe on Torrent Power

The Maharashtra government has ordered an inquiry against Torrent Power, a distribution franchisee of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company ( MahaVitaran) in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi. A committee expected to be led...

BGR Energy bags Rs 1,548 crore NTPC order

CHENNAI: Power plant equipment supplier, BGR Energy Systems has said it bagged orders for supply of steam turbine and generators from state owned NTPC for the proposed 2X800 MW super thermal power project at Lara in Chattisgarh. The value of...

Pioneer Wincon to target sub-MW wind turbine segment

While several wind turbine makers are launching higher MW capacity machines, city-based Pioneer Wincon Pvt. Ltd. continues to see good prospects in the smaller sub-MW machine segment, a top company official said here Wednesday....

‘TNEB to get the draft Power Purchase Agreement cleared’

The State electricity regulator is ‘broadly on board’ regarding the solar energy policy and Tamil Nadu Electricity Board’s plans to enter into long-term power purchase agreement with potential solar power generators, according to K....

India, US fund $50-mn project for solar research

Bengaluru: Energy cooperation, which has become a vital part of Indo-US relations, has taken another leap with a $50 million collaboration to promote solar energy research. The Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the...

Power cos quote higher prices to Discoms

Customers may have to pay more for their electricity bills as power generators are quoting higher prices to sell bulk power to distribution companies, taking a cue from their past when their inability to...

India Encouraging Power Generation Projects from Biomass

Biomass power developers have initiated various steps to collect agro-residues from villages, its storage and proper transportation to biomass power plants said Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the Minister of New and Renewable Energy. The Ministry...