Sandvik rolls out green tech for boilers

Swedish engineering group, Sandvik, has launched a new environment friendly boiler technology for super critical and ultra supercritical thermal power plants in India. This is part of its long-term strategy to introduce products based...

GVK Energy gets Rs.698 crore investment from Actis, GIC

Two leading private equity (PE) players will invest Rs.698 crore in power company GVK Energy Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyderabad-based infrastructure developing company GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd. On Thursday, GVK Power said...

NLC eyes Navratna status with power foray

Public sector mini ratna company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has firmed up plans to make a foray into power projects using feedstock other than lignite. This is expected to elevate the company to Navratna...

ICVL may bid for Riversdale Mining

International Coal Ventures Ltd (ICVL), a company floated by five Indian public sector companies — SAIL, NMDC, NTPC, RINL and Coal India — may bid for Australia’s Riversdale Mining. Rana Som, chairman-cum-managing director, NMDC,...

Coal India, NPC mull JV for nuclear power

Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) is in talks with government-owned Coal India, the country’s largest coal producer, on the latter’s plans to enter the atomic power sector through a joint venture. NPC has launched a...

India signs TAPI gas pipeline agreement

India today signed an agreement to import natural gas from Turkmenistan through an ADB-funded $7.6-billion gas pipeline passing through Pakistan and Afghanistan. Oil Minister Murli Deora signed the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) and the Gas...

IITs to compete on Energy Conservation and savings

Students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), have found a novel way to cut down on electricity usage in IIT campuses across the country. As part of Techfest 2011, IIT-B has organised an...

Industry seeks greater participation in UP energy sector

In the backdrop of acute power shortage in Uttar Pradesh, industry has sought greater participation in the energy sector of the state encompassing both generation and distribution. According to the Industry, the industrial sector...