Power & Electricity

India opened a probe into whether Chinese solar-equipment makers are hurting its domestic industry by dumping inventories and driving down prices to unfair levels. “A causal link between the said dumping and injury exists to justify an initiation of an anti-dumping investigation,” according to a notification published on the website of the Directorate General of […]

Fourteen under construction hydro power projects of above 25 Mw have been stalled due to various reasons, leading to cost overrun of Rs 25,593.78 crore, the government said on Monday. “As of July 1, 2017, there are 14 under construction hydro power projects (above 25 Mw), totalling 5,055 Mw, which are stalled due to various […]

Jakson Group will invest Rs 650-700 crore in a greenfield solar plant in Gujarat. The solar plant will have a capacity of 1,000 MW of solar modules and 250 MW of solar cells in three years. The company has identified the plots where the plant will be based and is expected to have 500 MW […]

Adani Group is planning to set up a wind power park of 150 MW on the seashore close to its existing thermal power project in Mundra. The company is planning to set up 74 windmills within Adani Ports and the special economic zone at Kutch. The project will be taken up by the government in […]

Mizoram’s Solar Power Project Approval Committee (SPPAC) has approved the proposal to set up a 20 MW solar park at Mizoram. The project will be implemented by the state power and electricity department and Zoram Energy Development Agency (ZEDA). http://www.projectstoday.com/News/Solar-park-to-come-up-at-Mizoram

A new ‘Long Term Distribution Perspective Plan’ is being drafted by the ministry of power to collate details of all the power distribution companies across the country. Being prepared by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), this the first ever draft proposal aimed at envisaging the infrastructure and investments required by the various discoms across the […]

One of the leading independent power producers in the country, Hindustan Power has acquired 15 solar power projects in Japan with a combined capacity of 150 Mw. The company, which also operates in other international markets. aims to touch 2 Gw of global power generation capacity by 2022. In the past decade, Hindustan Power has […]

HAL, a defence public sector undertaking, plans a capex of Rs. 1,300 crore with emphasise on capacity building, modernisation and setting up solar power plants. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed for the financial year 2017-18 with the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The annual MoU was signed between Ashok Kumar Gupta, […]

Hukkeri Solar Power Project LLP, a partnership firm by Ravindra Energy has commissioned Ground Mounted Solar Power Project of the capacity of two MW at Hukkeri Village, Hukkeri Taluka, Belgaum District, Karnataka. The company has also received commissioning certificate from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation. http://www.projectstoday.com/News/Ravindra-Energy-commissions-solar-project-at-Hukeri

Stressed imported-coal based power plants of Tata PowerBSE 1.66 % and Essar Power in Gujarat are fit to be taken over and can be operated without technical glitches, state-run NTPCBSE 0.57 % has found in its technical assessment. The technical assessment of Adani Power’s Mundra power project is likely to be completed this week and […]