Daily Archive: October 23, 2015

Odisha Government to purchase Power at Higher Rates

Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: In a bid to overcome the ongoing power crisis in Odisha, the state government has sought permission from the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to purchase power from captive generating plants...

Fitch affirms Power Grid Corp’s rating at ‘BBB-‘

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) long-term issuer default Rating (IDR) at ‘BBB-‘. The outlook is stable. At the same time, the agency has affirmed PGCIL’s senior unsecured rating and...

How Solar Lanterns Are Giving Power to the People

PRASHANT MANDAL FLIPS ON A CANDY-BAR-SIZE LED LIGHT in the hut he shares with his wife and four children. Instantly hues of canary yellow and ocean blue—reflecting off the plastic tarps that serve as...

Tender to buy 1,000-mw short-term power soon

Karnataka will float a tender to purchase 1,000 MW of power on a short-term basis in a day or two to mitigate the power crisis the State is battling, Energy minister DK Shivakumar told...

Inkel enters solar business development space

Inkel Limited has forayed into solar business development in a move to push advanced solar PV (photo-voltaic) technology for large and medium grid applications. Inkel, Kerala’s PPP model infrastructure development company, plans to expand...