BP Moves Beyond Solar

On May 19, 1997, John Browne, then the CEO of BP, gave his famous ‘Climate Change: the New Agenda’ speech at Stanford, outlining BP’s new approach to global warming. One part of that new...

OREDA invites bid for 25MW Solar PV for Odisha

Chief Executive of Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency, Bhubaneswar, Orissa invites tenders notice for setting up of solar PV power of 25 mw capacity. The plant will be of 5 MW each. The date...

OPEN ACCESS – NOT REALLY AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE

Source Bridge to India blog: http://www.bridgetoindia.com/blog/?p=123   The Electricity Act of 2003, allows power consumers to purchase electricity from any power producer – not limited to the distribution company (DISCOM) in that area. The term...

Andhra asks Centre for more coal blocks

Faced with an increasing demand for power from agriculture, industrial, IT and infrastructure sectors, Andhra Pradesh has written to the government of India to allocate additional coal blocks in Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL),...

Coal India will switch to new pricing mechanism from Jan

Coal India Ltd is believed to be gearing up to introduce the internationally-accepted gross calorific value (GCV)-based pricing mechanism from January 1, according to sources. The switchover was advocated by the Union Coal Ministry...

Tata BP Solar looks to expand overseas market presence

 Unfazed by plans of its partner BP to exit the solar business gradually, Tata BP Solar is looking to bolster its overall profitability through various strategies, including expansion of overseas market presence. The entity, a leading solar...

Crisis-hit power utilities in AP to get bailout package

Chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy finally agreed for a bailout package to the beleaguered APTransco, APGenco and Discoms which are in a deep financial crisis. As per the approved package, APTransco and Discoms will be allowed to raise Rs 4,000 crore by floating security...