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Capacity utilisation of coal-fired power plants are expected to hover between 60 percent and 62 percent in 2018-19 because of large capacity additions in the past five years, feels India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). Capacity utilisation of coal-based thermal power plants are unlikely to fall below 60 percent in FY19, even under a blue-sky scenario […]

India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), the infrastructure investment trust sponsored by Sterlite Power Grid Ventures has acquired power transmission assets worth Rs.1,410 crore from the sponsor and is in pact to buy a third part asset for another Rs 232 crore, the company said Tuesday in a statement. IndiGrid signed a definitive agreement with Techno Electric […]

Thiruvananthapuram Corporation will soon commission a 20 kW micro-hydroelectric plant at Kanjirampara in Kerala. This is the first such project to be implemented by a panchayati raj institution in the country. Project that was undertaken by the Energy Management Centre near the Kaduvetti bridge, constructed across the Kili river in the Kanjirampara ward, was likely […]

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), which is leading government campaigns for electric vehicles, LED bulbs and smart meters, is preparing the ground for a new $20 billion market that will include gas engines to produce cooling, heat and electricity to halve power costs for establishments like hotels, hospital and malls,. “It’s a technology that has […]

Power equipment maker BHEL has bagged an order worth Rs 560 crore for supply and installation of the flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) system from NTPC for 2×490 MW National Capital Power Station (NCPS) at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh. The order has been secured by BHEL against stiff competition from Indian and multinational companies, a BHEL […]

Mahindra Susten’s storage-cum-solar power project in the Andaman and Nicobar islands has been shelved. The company had won the contract for setting up the 28 MWh project for NLC India. Due to a change in the requirement, NLC India will now invite tenders for a smaller eight MWh project. The Military Engineering Services has already […]

Adding to its project portfolio in the renewable energy sector, Torrent Power, which participated in the competitive bidding and the e-Reverse Auction process held recently, has won 500 mw power contract, said an official spokesperson that the auction was held for setting up of 2,000 MW Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) connected wind power projects. […]

Siemens Gamesa has secured 160 M.W. of solar order from two major customers consisting of a major Indian utility (100 M.W.) and an IPP (60 M.W.). Projects are located in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The company has inked contracts with both the companies. As per the contract signed with the Indian Utility, the company will […]

JSW Energy is actively scouting for acquisition opportunities in thermal and renewable energy sectors after terminating its proposed acquisition of the 500 m.w. Bina Power from Jaiprakash Power Ventures after months of delay in getting necessary approvals from lenders. “We are interested in acquisitions. In fact, it’s safe to say if there is any opportunity […]

Megha Engineering & Infrastructure (MEIL) has commissioned mega power transmission line project worth Rs. 4,150 crore for Western Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Company (WUPPTCL) in Uttar Pradesh. Project will transmit 13,220 MVA of power. Transmission capacity of the WUPPTCL project is equal to the combined transmission capacities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Scope of the […]