Daily Archive: March 30, 2013

Outages in 2 power plants add to AP power woes

The power shortage in Andhra Pradesh is likely to worsen with generation of 1050 MW capacity in two thermal power plants of AP Genco impacted due to problems. A 550 MW unit at Kothagudem...

Haryana government gives nod to discoms debt rejig

The Haryana government today decided to take over debt liabilities of Rs 8,162.09 crore of power utilities as part Centre’s bail out package for power distribution companies (discoms). The decision in this regard was...

NTPC commissions its first solar power plant at Dadri

NTPC, the largest coal based power producer of the country commissioned it first solar power project. Its 5mwp (megawatt-peak) solar photo-voltaic (pv) plant at the Dadri thermal power station will start functioning from March...

Is VGF the way forward in financing the solar project

Guest Post: The solar energy is a capital intensive and has lower operation maintenance cost however the risks involved are high and the viability of a project depends upon factors such as regulatory support...