Daily Archive: July 18, 2016

Chandigarh gets floating SPV power plant

n a unique initiative in the region, Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has installed a 10 kw peak (kWp) floating solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plant at Dhanas lake. The...

BHEL Commissions 250 MW power plant in Gujarat

State-run BHEL has commissioned another 250 MW unit based on eco-friendly Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion (CFBC) technology, using low-quality coal (lignite) as the primary fuel. The unit has been commissioned at Bhavnagar Energy Company...

Govt aims to cut MSEDCL power purchase

Nagpur: Rattled by hue and cry over high power rates of Mahagenco and payment of huge capacity charges by MSEDCL to power generation companies, energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has asked the MSEB Holding Company’s...

TNERC to fix tariff for power from municipal solid waste

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has proposed to fix tariff for electricity generated through Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and has invited suggestions for the same on its website. The commission decided to...

More staff for Escoms soon, says power minister

Mangaluru: As many as 10,000 engineers, assistant engineers and other line staff will be recruited for Escoms in the state in coming three months, said D K Shivakumar, minister for power. Inaugurating the training...

States derail Railways’ move to procure cheap power

NEW DELHI, JULY 17:   The delay on State governments’ part in giving no-objection certificates (NOCs) to Independent Power Producers (IIPs) for wheeling the electricity is preventing the Railways from procuring cheaper power. States such...

Debate intensifies ahead of hearing on power tariff hike

Aurangabad: Ahead of the regional public hearing of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) on proposed increase in power tariff here on Monday, both the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited and the consumers...