Alstom hopes to start production after NTPC nod

Alstom-Bharat Forge, the JV between French equipment maker Alstom and Bharat Forge that has bagged NTPC’s mega order for steam turbines, is awaiting the state-owned power company’s nod to start production. “There has been a slowdown in coal-based...

Numeric Power Systems Sells Business to Legrand Unit

Numeric Power Systems Ltd. late Thursday said it has sold its UPS business to Indo Asian Electric Pvt. Ltd.–a unit of French electrical equipment company Legrand SA for 8.37 billion rupees ($169 million). The...

Yamuna Power’s solar energy to pump water

BSES Yamuna Power (BYP) has, for the first time, introduced a Renewal Energy Assisted Pump (REAP) in the Indian capital. It can become a powerful energy and water solution for many users in power...

Pitfalls of franchisee in power distribution

Power sector reforms Pitfalls of franchisee in power distribution Power Ministry has launched an action plan.to provide a reform-linked interest subsidy to utilities and promote distribution franchises on receipt of Shunglu panel report. The...

500 MW Durgapur unit stranded with no coal

Vinod Kumar Gupta  Thursday February 9, 2012 New Delhi 500 MW Durgapur steel plant thermal plant unit has been stranded for last six months with no coal . Damodar Valley Corporation is suffering generation...

ABB, Siemens eye green energy

Global majors such as ABB and Siemens aim to tap India’s renewable energy sector for power equipment and automation business. ABB, the Swiss-Swedish power equipment and automation company, is eyeing orders from solar power...