Germany charges ahead in solar power

The Suryashtakam is an eight-verse Octet, extolling Surya or the Sun God. While Indians chant the mantra, Germans are building solar panels on their rooftops, dominating the world stage as the leader in solar technology and,...

AP power purchase proposal creates furore in Assembly

The Andhra Pradesh Government statement on power sector issues and plans to make long-term arrangements for purchase through bidding route resulted in a furore in the State Legislative Assembly with the Opposition faulting the...

Retail cap in REC issue raised to Rs 5 lakh

Retail cap in REC issue raised to Rs 5 lakh. “We don’t know the reason for the change. The government is not obliged to give any,” said Hitesh Shah of AK Capital, one of...

Aggreko sets up India headquarters in Pune

Aggreko, a provider of temporary power and temperature control services, today announced the opening of its India head office at Pune. The company had been operating with depots in Pune and Chennai for the...

CESC hikes power tariffs by 13%

Brace for a shock next month. Electricity bill in CESC areas is going to rise sharply following the revised tariff in Kolkata and parts of neighbouring Howrah and Hooghly. For its 25 lakh consumers,...

For an em‘power’ing Budget

Given the uncertainty in estimating project cost in the renewable power sector, the Government should extend the tax-holiday period for longer than a year.Since power is essential for the growth of all industries, the...

Shanghai Electric ready for India unit

Seeking speedy approvals and friendly policies from the Indian government, China’s biggest power equipment company, Shanghai Electric, said on Monday that it is ready to invest in India’s power sector by setting up a...

Gwalior distribution franchisee Bid Results – New Player ‘SMART Wireless Limited (Essel Group)’ emerged as a Winner

Source: http://blog.pmanifold.com/2012/03/gwalior-bid-results-new-player-smart.html SMART Wireless Limited’, an Essel group company emerged as the winner for Madhya Pradesh’sGwalior Power Distribution Franchisee. The company has quoted the maximum Levelized Input Rate (LIP) of Rs. 4.14/unit, which enabled them to win and surpass...

Adani Enterprises in pact to provide 4 MT coal to NTPC

Adani Group flagship, Adani Enterprises, today signed five agreements for supplying 4 million tonnes (MT) of imported coal to power generator NTPC. “Adani Enterprises will supply 4 MT of coal imported from global sources between March-June 2012 to...