Monthly Archive: July 2017

Rajghat plant to be power museum

NEW DELHI: The Rajghat thermal power plant is slated to be turned into an “energy museum.” The coal-based plant, whose current units were commissioned in 1989, has been lying in a shutdown mode from...

NTPC first quarter net profit up 12 per cent

Mumbai: Power utility major NTPC on Saturday reported a 12 per cent rise in its standalone net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017-18. According to the company, its profit after tax for the quarter...

Power Grid’s mega plan to monitor supply

The Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) is working on what would be the largest project for monitoring and controlling of electricity supply across the country. Called ‘Unified Real Time Dynamic State Measurement (URTDSM)’, the central...

DMRC GENERATES 20 MW SOLAR POWER

The Delhi Metro has become the only Metro system to get green certification for all its major buildings and installations. Heeding to the green building norms set by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC),...

NLC to acquire DVC’s Ragunathpur Thermal Power plant

NEW DELHI: The Neyveli Lignite Corporation of India Limited (NLCIL) has identified two more stressed power assets for acquisition, besides the 2×660 MW Ragunathpur Thermal Power Station of the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) that it...

DISCOM DISCOVERS POWER THEFT VIA REMOTE CONTROL

An FIR has been filed against a Kandivali businessman for pilfering power from a Reliance Energy meter. An FIR has been filed against the owner of a Kandivali-based injection moulding unit for electricity theft....

New Delhi: CleanMax Solar, one of the biggest solar-rooftop firms in India, has recently bagged a Rs 700 crore investment from US-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus. In a conversation with ETEnergyworld, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

Azure Power to Issue India’s First Solar Green Bond

Azure Power Energy Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Azure Power Global Limited (NYSE: AZRE), a leading independent solar power producer in India, will issue an inaugural US$500,000,000 green bond offering, maturing in 2022...