Category: News Updates

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approves Polavaram Hydro power project

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh): The AndhraPradesh Cabinet has approved the PolavaramHydro project in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. The Cabinet, besides approving the project, also discussed about future course of action to be taken regarding...

Sembcorp wins 2nd project via Indian wind power auctions

Singapore-listed Sembcorp’s renewable energy business has won another bid to set up a 250 MW wind power project in India following the country’s second wind power tender, the company’s Indian arm said on Wednesday. “Sembcorp has...

EESL, UK firm collaborate on new renewable energy pact

A joint venture of Indian PSU Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and UK-based EnergyPro Limited (EP) will invest USD 12 million in a new partnership with leading battery storage solutions provider Leclanché. EESL EnergyPro Assets...

CEA bats for a nationwide power market

India should have just one market for electricity, on the lines of the Goods and Service Tax (GST), said Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser. “When soft drinks can be sold throughout the country at...

Power rebate plan a success in Gurugram: Discom

Power discom Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) met Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) officials in Gurgaon on Monday and gave a positive feedback for the scheme, ‘time of use’ (ToU) tariff, which came...

Hurdles in implementing smart cities mission

According to the Government of India, cities accommodate nearly 31 per cent of India’s current population and contribute 63 per cent of GDP. Urban areas are expected to house 40% of India’s population and...