Biomass power producers meet Minister

The Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr Farooq Abdullah, has assured the biomass power producers that he would take up their cause with the Ministry of Power and Ministry of Finance. Representatives...

China Sunergy to double sales to India

China Sunergy, which produces solar modules, expects to double its sales in India in 2012, sources in the company have said. The Chinese company made news in India last month by announcing that it...

Abhijeet’s solar thermal project on track

With the process of placing orders for equipment being almost over, Abhijeet Projects Ltd is on track for the completion of its 50-MW solar thermal power plant at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Abhijeet is the special...

Power producers resist gas price hike move

With the government acknowledging Reliance Industries’ argument for reopening KG—D6 gas pricing, an association of private power producers has opposed any hike in rates saying the cost of electricity will rise by 50 paise...

Shree Ganesh Jewellery bags Odisha solar power project

The Rs 5,800-crore Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd (SGJHL) has bagged a 25-MW solar power project in Odisha. According to Mr Nilesh Parekh, Chairman, SGJHL, the project will be executed by Kolkata-based Alex Green...

McNally Bharat wins 2 orders from Visa Power

McNally Bharat Engineering Company has received two orders from Visa Power. The first order is for supply of one 1,600 TPH reversible stacker-cum-reclaimer and two 1,600 TPH bucket wheel type reclaimer including associated utility...

Utilities report generation loss of 8.7 billion units

Meeting electricity demand is key to achieving the government’s target of 9% annual growth in Asia’s third largest economy  India’s power generation utilities reported a generation loss of 8.7 billion units (bu) in the...