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...

FinMin opposes import duty on power equipment

The Finance Ministry is believed to have disfavoured the imposition of import duty on power equipment for ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) for now — a move that could benefit private players that are...

Anil Ambani group to invest Rs 75,000 cr in M.P

The Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group will invest Rs 75,000 crore in core power, mining and cement projects in the next five years in Madhya Pradesh. Mr Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance ADA Group, announced his...