AP announces REC regulations

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has announced the much-awaited renewable purchase obligation (RPO) regulations, for 2012-13 to 2016-17. The main features of it are: RPO of 5 per cent, including a ‘solar...

Reliance Power says gets court stay on Andhra project

Reliance Power on Wednesday said it has obtained an order from the Delhi High Court restraining any “coercive steps” against its 4,000 MW-power project in Andhra Pradesh. The Economic Times newspaper had earlier reported...

BHEL bags order worth Rs 6.3 bn

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has signed a contract with Abhijeet Projects (APL), an Independent Power Producer (IPP) for setting up a 300 MW thermal power plant in Visakhapatnam. “This is the first order bagged...

Retired shoulders for headless UPPCL

A headless organization running on retired shoulders. This sums up the state of affairs at UP power corporation limited (UPPCL), responsible for power supply in the state. This despite the fact that the utility...