In a major stride towards creating a robust regional power grid, the country’s largest power trading platform, the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), has commenced the cross-border electricity trade (CBET). This maiden initiative will help energy exchanges based here progressively extend their reach beyond India’s territorial boundaries to not only countries of South Asia but also...
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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
India Takes Major Step Towards Creation of Regional Power Grid
BHEL bags Rs.1,360-cr order for 6,000 MW power project
BHEL, in association with ABB, has bagged a project worth Rs 1,360 crore from Power Grid Corp.
BHELÂ´s scope of work is valued at Rs 1,360 crore for setting up an 800 kV, 6,000 MW HVDC link between Western Region Grid (Raigarh, Chhattisgarh) and Southern Region Grid (Pugalur, Tamil Nadu).
Power Grid must monetise transmission assets to unlock capital, says Goyal
Power minister Piyush Goyal has urged Central electricity transmission utility Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) and state transmission companies to Â´unlock capitalÂ´ that has accrued over years in transmission assets.
Centre approves another 52,319 houses under PMAY
The Central government has approved construction of another 52,319 houses for the urban poor, including 11,286 houses in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY-Urban).
Kudankulam Unit 2 to be connected to power grid
Days after the first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant was inaugurated, officials of the Russian firm involved in the project have said that Unit 2 will soon be connected to the power grid.
Power Grid to issue Rs 4,000 cr bond in September
Power Grid (PGCIL) will raise Rs 4,000 crore via AAA-rated corporate bonds in September this year. The company has a mandate to raise Rs 14,000 crore for the year 2016-17 of which PGCIL has already issued financial bonds worth Rs 3,400 crore, last quarter.
It is my duty to give back to society
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.
Drones to monitor power projects
Ground inspections are passÃ© for the Indian power sector which is set to deploy drones to cut costs and improve efficiency. Heralding a technological leap in power transmission, the companies, especially state-owned Power Grid, would now use drones for monitoring project development in critical areas.
Power-starved J&K sells 300-400 MW
Jammu & Kashmir government is selling 300-400 MW generated from its hydel power sources to other states of India even as Kashmir is facing severe power crisis. The government is paying a heavy price for importing power from utilities outside the state.
Alstom T&D gets Rs.109 crore order from Power Grid
Alstom T&D India has been awarded a contract worth approximately Rs 108.8 crore by Power Grid.