NTPC commissions Unit-V1 of Farakka project

National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd has commissioned Unit-V1 of 500 MW of Farakka Super Thermal Power Station on April 4, taking the commercial capacity of Farakka STPS to 2,100 MW. This is the third...

Narsing Rao appointed CMD of Coal India

Coal India Ltd today got a full time Chairman and Managing Director. According to sources, the appointments committee of the Union Cabinet has cleared appointment of Mr S. Narsing Rao as CMD of CIL...

Banks may recast power loans worth Rs. 15,000 cr

Mumbai: The crisis-ridden power sector has forced Indian banks to undertake large-scale debt restructuring to avoid potential bad loans. Commercial banks have restructured loans worth Rs.15,000 crore owed by state-run power distribution utilities in the...

BHEL open to collaborations with Chinese companies

Bharat Heavy Electricals, which is facing stiff competition from Chinese equipment makers, today said it is open for collaboration with companies from the neighbouring country. In response to a query on whether the company would...

REC bags Rs 700-cr loan from German bank

Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd (REC) has signed a loan agreement worth euro 100 million (around Rs 700 crore) with the German government-owned development bank KfW. The bank agreed to support a project development and...

India: 2 GW telecom tower market

Bridge to India has released the April 2012 edition of their quarterly market analysis report – The India Solar Compass. According to the latest issue, the telecom tower is a viable option for developers...

PIL against Punjab generation policy admitted

PIL challenging Punjab generation policy admitted Tuesday April 3, 2012 Chandigarh The Punjab and Haryana high court today admitted a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking striking-down of Punjab Governments impugned power generation policy. PIL...