Daily Archive: November 24, 2015

Maharashtra power discom to be split into five companies

The board of MSEB Holding Company has decided to split the state power discom MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited/Mahavitaran) into five companies. The in-principle decision was taken on Monday at a meeting in...

Suzlon bags 31.5-MW wind job in India

Suzlon Energy Ltd  said Monday it has received an order for the supply and installation of 31.5 MW of turbines at a wind farm in the Indian state of Telangana. Under the terms of...

LM Wind Power plans new blade factory in India

LM Wind Power announced that it is setting up a new blade manufacturing plant in Vadodara, Gujarat, in the Midwestern part of India. Start of operation of the company’s second production site in India...

Exempt power plants for now, says CoalMin

In a lifeline to private power producers, the Ministry of Coal has proposed that power plants, except for captive power, be exempted for now from securing coal supply linkages through auction. The proposal, say...

Chhattisgarh signs MoU for Rs 290 crore solar cell plant

In its endeavour to promote innovative industrial projects aligned with national priorities, Chhattisgarh government on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with M/s LancoInfratech Limited, a subsidiary Lanco Solar Private Limited, for manufacturing 100MW...

Power(ful) challenge

The electricity industry remains a strategic sector whose activities have critical implications on the performance of any economy – big, medium or small. The employment aspect is another factor. The power sector in India...