Delhi gears up to host global renewable energy meet

A three-day Delhi international renewable energy conference 2010 (Direc 2010 ) will begin on October 27. The theme of the conference is ‘upscaling and mainstreaming renewables for energy security, climate change and economic development.’...

Finland’s solution for India’s power woes

The ministry of renewable energy resources headed by Farooq Abdullah is taking a close look at various proposals made by a Finish delegation led by Paavo Vayrynen, Minister for foreign trade and development. The...

Azure to set up 15 MW solar power plant in Gujarat

Ahmedabad : Leading independent power producer Azure Power today announced an investment of 40 million dollars in Gujarat for developing a state of the art solar power plant. The investment is led by OverseasPrivate InvestmentCorporation (OPIC),...

NLC contract workers end 39 day-old strike

Cuddalore : The 39 day-old strike by contract workers of the public sector Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) ended late last night following successful talks with the management at NLC’s headquarters ‘Neyveli House’. The marathon...

Equipment orders with Chinese cos to stay

New Delhi: The government will not terminate power equipment orders placed with Chinese firms during the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-2012). “Whatever equipment orders have been placed, under the 11th Five Year Plan, it...

Govt to encourage super-critical thermal technology: Shinde

New Delhi : Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said the government wants to encourage efficienttechnologies for power generation and install large-sized super-critical thermal power units to enhance efficiency and reduce coal consumption and Green House...

Exide Industries launches Power Centre

Pune : Exide Industries, one of the leading battery and power storage solutions manufacturers, has launched an Exide Industries Power Centre in the city today. The Centre will cater to the industrial battery clientele-based out of...

Low cash cuts off power firms

India has recorded an additional power generation of 2,000 million units compared to last year, but there are few takers — power utilities across the country are opting for outages or loadsheddings, citing financial...

Kalpataru bags 2 orders of Rs 384 crore

Mumbai, Oct 27 : Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd, a leading global Engineering, Procurement, Contruction (EPC) player in power Transmission and Distribution sector, has secured two orders about worth Rs 384 crore from PMC Projects...

GE lands $750 mn gas turbine order from R-Power

General Electric Co said on Monday it won a $750 million contract to supply gas-fired electric turbines to India’s Reliance Power (R-Power). The turbines will be part of a 2,400-megawatt (Mw) expansion of an...

Japan, India to sign trade, investment deal

TOKYO: The leaders of Japan and India were set to sign a broad economic partnership agreement on Monday, seeking to slash import taxes on a range of goods from auto parts to bonsai plants...