Daily Archive: May 7, 2015

Odisha Seeks Two Coal Blocks for Its Power Plant

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to allot two more coal blocks to Odisha Power Thermal Power Corporation Limited (OTPCL) for its upcoming 2,400-MW power plant in Dhenkanal district, said a senior...

Tata target: 400 MW solar power in 3 years

NEW DELHI: By incentivizing rooftop solar generation, Tata Power Delhi aims to produce 400 MW of solar electricity in the next three years. On Wednesday, the discom held a workshop which unveiled the results...

Power purchase rules changed

To promote competition in the power sector, the Centre has amended the guidelines and standard bidding documents for procurement of electricity from thermal power stations on design, build, finance, own and operate (DBFOO) basis....

Slow loan sanctions hit renewables projects

The Comptroller and Auditor General has found delays in loan sanctioning to projects by the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency. In a report titled ‘Performance Audit report on Financing of Renewable Energy Projects by...

Delhi gets a solar power boost

Giving a boost to the use of renewable energy in the national capital, discoms operating in South and Southwest Delhi have energised six net metering projects, totaling 86 KW of solar power. The move...

Rise and shine

Delhi, which has the dubious distinction of being the world’s dirtiest city in terms of air quality, has taken an important step forward in encouraging the use of cleaner energy alternatives, by operationalising rooftop...