Aerobridges make boarding and disembarking from an aircraft more comfortable and convenient for passengers, particularly the elderly, disabled and those with children. They also enhance the security of terminal operations.
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
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Aerobridges Bridging Barriers
Aviation infrastructure still grounded
With a market size of around $16 billion, India is the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world today. During the Eleventh Plan period (2007-12), passenger traffic grew at a CAGR of 11 per cent
There are several challenges the government needs to address to sustain investorsÂ´ interest
Dr S Vasudevan, Director, Aerospace & Defence, KPMG Advisory Services Private Limited, shares his view on the scenario in aviation infrastructure in India and overseas with Janaki Krishnamoorthi.
A call on telecom
IndiaÂ´s telecommunication network is the third largest in the world and the second largest among the emerging economies of Asia. It has witnessed phenomenal growth over the last decade as substantiated by the following facts and figures
Biomass power generation industry attracts investments of over Rs.600 croreÂ´ every yearÂ´
Biomass-based power generation is renewable, widely available, carbon-neutral technology and has the potential to provide significant employment and income generation in the rural areas.
According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Annual Report 2009-10, there is a potential for generation of over 2,600 MW of power from municipal and urban wastes and about 1,300 MW of energy from solid and liquid wastes generated by various industries in India.
Lack of priority sector lending for RE is an issue
The Indian government has successfully launched several policy instruments, which have enhanced the viability and bankability of RE projects.
We are planning to formulate a Renewable Energy Act
We are planning to formulate a Renewable Energy Act as currently, all the electricity activities come under the Electricity Act, 2003. The new Act will not only help in streamlining many aspects like power generation, supply and tariff, but will also assist in attracting investments.
Roadmap to Success
The construction equipment industry has witnessed substantial investments in the recent past with several companies setting up manufacturing bases, and the demand is likely to rise with the focus on infrastructure development.
Stable political environment plays a vital role
GHIAL established the FTZ at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) with a vision to set up an Aerotropolis in Hyderabad. SGK Kishore, Chief Executive Officer, GHIAL, shares his views with Janaki Krishnamoorthi.