Tagged: Orissa

Odisha approves investment proposals worth Rs 1,325 crore

Odisha today approved investment proposals of Rs 1,325 crore from Chettinad Cement Corporation, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) and Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited. The three proposals if implemented will create employment opportunity...

PFC extends deadline for bidding of Odisha UMPP

Power Finance Corporation (PFC), the nodal agency for implementing ultra mega power projects (UMPPs), has extended the deadline for the first UMPP in Odisha to November 25 from November 11 scheduled earlier. The maiden 4,000 Mw UMPP in the state...

Discoms may snap power supply to govt institutions

Orissa: Government departments in the state may soon plunge into darkness as the distribution companies operating in Orissa are firm on snapping the power supply for non- payment of electricity dues. “We have no...

Govt finalises site for second UMPP in Orissa

The government has identified site for setting up Rs 18,000-crore imported coal-based ultra mega power project in Orissa, power secretary Uma Shankar said. The 4,000-mw plant, one of the three such proposed projects in...

Odisha: OERC hikes electricity tariff from April 1

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission decides to hike electricity tariff from April 1. OERC decides not to hike tariff in Irrigation, Pumping, Agriculture and Allied Agriculture Activities. The principal reason for tariff hike in 2012-13...

Vikram Solar commissions new power plants

The Gujarat power plant is a 5MW power plant and the second plant in Orissa is capable of producing 1 MW power. The project in Gujarat is sponsored by Konark Gujarat Pvt. Ltd. and...

Orissa CM seeks PM’s intervention on R-APDRP assistance

Frustrated over the inaction of Union power ministry on its demand for financial assistance under the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme (R-APDRP), the Orissa government has now sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s...

Lanco Power aims to double capacity to 2,640 MW

Lanco Babandh Power Ltd has proposed to scale up capacity of its proposed coal-fired power plant in the state from 1,320 MW to 2,640 MW. The company has also sought administrative approval for ash...