Daily Archive: February 25, 2016

BHEL starts 40-mw hydro power unit in West Bengal

State-owned BHEL has successfully commissioned a 40-mw hydro-electric generating unit in West Bengal. “The unit has been commissioned at the 4×40 mw Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) stage-IV in West Bengal,” the...

WTO rules against india in solar case

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in the US favour and against India’s domestic content requirements for solar products under the national solar mission. In its report made public on Wednesday, the WTO...

BHEL goes green to cut Energy Bills

Public sector undertaking (PSU) giant Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) which is grappling with depleting order book and increasing overheads, have decided to embark on green project to reduce energy dependence and cut energy bills....

Govt fixes target of electrifying 7,000 villages by March

Centre has fixed a target of electrifying 7,000 un-electrified villages by March-end, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said. “The village electrification target for 2015-16 was 2,800 villages, which I set to 5,800....

Govt gets 5,000cr from NTPC selloff

The government on Wednesday closed the divestment in energy major NTPC, mobilizing about Rs 5,030 crore by selling 5% of its stake in the company. Market players said insurance companies were the largest group...