The short-term power market is up for an eventful journey in FY18-FY20, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). However, the market is inhibited by impediments such as transmission constraints, opaque processes on open access within most states and steep cross-subsidy charges. A power supply-demand mismatch and a hiatus in long-term power purchase by states provide immense opportunities to the merchant market.
Goyal Aluminiums plans to set up EV plant in UP
DISCOM to purchase 1,070 MW of wind-solar hybrid electricity in Gujarat
Railways sets empanelment tender for rooftop solar installations
Tata Power introduces new 400 KV transmission corridor for Mumbai
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
Merchant Power Market to Burgeon Over FY18-FY20
Essar Power’s generation up 49percent in 2016-17
Essar Power has delivered a strong operational performance in 2016-17, with its power generation moving up 49 per cent. Apart from generating more power, the company added 165 megawatt (MW) capacity to its portfolio by commissioning one unit each at its Paradip and Hazira plants. The generation increased 57 per cent year-on-year in the quarter ended March 31, 2017.
Tata PowerÂ´s non-fossil operating capacity climbs to 3,060 MW
Tata Power, IndiaÂ´s largest integrated power company, has announced that the companyÂ´s total generation from non-fossil operating capacity stands at 3,060 MW, making it the largest renewable energy company in India.
Kudankulam Power Plant Unit 2 touches 870MW generation
Unit 2 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant reached a new power generation high on January 13. The unit began to generate 870 MW of its full capacity of 1,000 MW.
IndiaÂ´s renewable energy potential is vast and untapped
India has 275 GW of installed electricity generating capacity which is significantly higher than 140 GW of peak demand of electricity across the country. The energy generated through coal alone is higher than its peak demand. Despite the installed capacity exceeding power demand, some parts of the country face acute power shortages and more than 300 million people in India are still without access to power.
Direct subsidy for rooftop solar in AP
The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (EPDCL) is planning to generate and export solar power to the grid in order to promote generation of solar rooftop energy.
Clearing the Tax Clutter
India has a unique indirect tax landscape for the infrastructure sector. While the sector enjoys a plethora of concessions and exemptions, the very nature of the contracting structure is troubled with a large amount of complexities, more so on the EPC contracting side.
Gen-next mining solutions
As the Indian economy continues to grow from strength to strength, significant investments are being made to improve the much needed infrastructure of the construction and the mining industries, that are not far behind, with a high demand for fuel efficient and high productivity tippers.
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With 28 years of experience in power transmission, distribution and generation, Dhananjay Ketkar is currently Chief Operating Officer at Egis India. An engineer and a post graduate in cost and management accounting, Ketkar started his career with NTPC in the power generation domain.