MERC flouts own norm to protect discom officials

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has overruled its norm issued in 2008 for protecting some senior MSEDCL officials. Ajoy Mehta, the present commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), was the managing director of MSEDCL...

IL&FS Engineering Services JV bags Rs 136.26 crore project

City-based infra player IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited (IL&FS Engineering Services) and Unitech Power Transmission Limited JV on Saturday announced that they have bagged a Rs 136.26 crore project from the Power Grid...

Wind energy generation reaches record high

Wind power consumption in Tamil Nadu has reached a record high. Since May 15, when the wind power season started, the state has consumed 6,087 lakh million units, which is several times more than...

Germany’s Senvion acquires wind turbine maker Kenersys India

Senvion, the German manufacturer of wind turbines, has acquired the wind turbine nacelle production facilities and infrastructure, complete product portfolio suite, wind turbine inventory and the service operations of KenersysIndia Private Limited, Baramati (Maharashtra)....

Power Min Launches Power Transmission Projects E-Auction Portal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday launched the process of tariff-based reverse auction in the transmission sector, simultaneously inaugurating a portal for electronic bidding for transmission projects. He launched the “Tarang” mobile App, “e-Trans”...