Monthly Archive: March 2015

ICVL seeks user cos to lift Mozambique thermal coal

International Coal Ventures Ltd (ICVL) has received expressions of interest from four companies for setting up pit-head chemical and power generation facilities at ICVL’s Benga mine in Mozambique. Benga is a 5.2-million-tonne per annum...

Winds of change or mere passing clouds

Coming as it did after the lukewarm response to the issues of Adlabs Entertainment Ltd. and Ortel Communications, the initial public offering of Inox Wind Ltd. was supposed to be a test of the...

Kerala power utility to open 1 MW solar energy plant

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), the state owned power utility of Kerala in India has started construction of a 1 MW solar plant. A joint venture initiative with the state government, the utility...

Energy sector to fuel growth

The coal, power and renewable energy sectors could create new business worth Rs.1 trillion in the next six to eight months, which in turn will help kickstart growth for firms in these sectors and...

Power-hungry states to drive smart grid business

With states gearing up to modernise power distribution, thetransmission infrastructure is set to undergo an overhaul. At least five major states with highest power consumption in the country are working with private companies to...

Fresh coal auction drill

The government is in the process of identifying 15-20 coal blocks for bidding in the next round of auction. “The 15-20 coal blocks are being identified (for auction) and we are hopeful that mining...