BGR, BHEL to bag Rs 9000 cr NTPC, DVC contracts

BGR Energy and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) have emerged as lowest bidders for Rs 9,000 crore contract seeking supply of equipment for five projects of NTPC and Damodar Valley Corp (DVC). BGR Energy...

BGR-Hitachi JV bids lowest for $3.3 bn NTPC order

A joint venture between BGR Energy Systems and Hitachi Power Europe GmbH has emerged the lowest bidder for Rs. 16,000 crore ($3.27 billion) power equipment order from NTPC. State-run BHEL, the biggest power equipment...

FDI in power exchange business soon

The government will soon allow foreign investment in the country’s fledgling power exchange business. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) have come around the view...

13 more hydro power projects in the offing

The state energy department has plans to operationalize 13 hydro electric power projects over and above the 13 running projects. According to Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, minister for energy, of the 13 new hydro power...

Boniyar observes strike against erratic power supply

This north Kashmir town observed a complete shutdown for second consecutive day on Tuesday against the erratic power supply in the area. All shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad...

Supply chain roadblocks problematic for Indian CSP

CSP Today explore the difficulties that the Indian CSP industry have faced in treading the fine line between reliance on foreign expertise and building a local manufacturing base, as solar power ramps up in...

DLF bid to hive off wind power assets gets response

At least four suitors have emerged for the wind power business of DLF Ltd, India’s largest real estate developer, which is seeking to raise money by divesting assets that aren’t integral to its main...

Corporatisation of power dept mooted in JERC meet

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram asked Mizoram government to expedite restructuring of Power & Electricity department to enhance Administrative, Technical and Commercial efficiencies. This point was stressed in the State...

Nuke protesters send legal notice to Prime Minister

Activist S P Udhayakumar, leading the protests against the upcoming nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam, has sent a legal notice to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his remarks over his group, media reports...

NTPC inks power supply pact with Bangladesh

NTPC on Tuesday signed a long-term agreement to supply 250 mw to Bangladesh Power Development Board, making it the first Indian generation utility to ink a deal for exporting electricity to a neighbouring country....