Daily Archive: August 29, 2015

India Loses Solar Case Against US at WTO; to Appeal

India has lost another case against the US at World Trade Organisation as the body ruled that India’s domestic content requirements under its solar power programme were inconsistent with the international norms. India will...

R-Power asks PFC to buy out Sasan UMPP

After pulling the plug from the 4,000-Mw ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Tilaiya, Jharkhand, Reliance Power Ltd (RPL) has asked the Union government-promoted Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to buy out its Sasan UMPP,...

UP to announce Biomass Energy Policy 2015

Uttar Pradesh is targetting 1,000 megawatt (mw) ofbiomass energy under the new UP Biomass EnergyPolicy 2015, which is being finalised. The government is mulling providing 100% stamp duty on acquiring private land for setting...

Kalpataru Power Transmission gets Rs 880-cr job orders

Engineering firm Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) on Friday said it has bagged contracts worth Rs 880 crore in both domestic and international markets. The company secured five transmission line projects together valued at Rs...

Centre working on DVC revival plan: Power Minister

Government is working on a sustainable plan to revive Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) by ways of cutting losses and finish incomplete projects, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here today. “Things were...