In order to help the urban planners to carry forward the Smart Cities initiative, the Smart Cities Council India will launch Smart City Readiness Guide for India with 100 case studies in September 2015, it would be a vendor neutral framework for smart cities.
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
Government to fund green energy conversion of state-run refineries
Powergrid will issue bonds to raise up to Rs 9 billion
Domestic aluminum players need to invest to meet net0 target
Smart Cities Council India to launch Readiness guide on Smart Cities
Action Commission needed
So we are at that time of the year again when the Finance Minister will come out with a few carrots and sticks to keep IndiaÂ´s economy chugging along.
The fourth roundtable on Smart Cities was organised on December 16, 2014, in Delhi to set the theme and the agenda for the 2nd edition of the Sm@rt Cities Summit - a twin-city edition to be held in February 2015 in Delhi and Mumbai, respectively.
The 6th Annual India Roads Conference organised by ASAPP Media invited industry think tanks and sector people to deliberate, discuss and ponder over the issues plaguing the roads sector in the country. The conference focused on 'Accelerating India's Road to Growth'.
Is PPP overrated?
The industry may be disappointed with the Food Security and Land Acquisition Bills, seeing them as a step back into the era of subsidies and socialism. In many ways-lets's face it, so would be protectionism of domestic businesses against the onslaught of Chinese power equipment manufacturers.
Solar cost and tariff may converge by 2017: Experts
Indiaâ€™s National Solar Mission aims to increase solar capacity from 250 MW at the end of 2011 to 20 GW of grid-connected solar alone by 2022. The total installed capacity of grid-connected solar power in India is reported to be 503.9 MW so far.
Infra concerns in India, US comparable: Pressler
India infrastructure investment conference in New York emphasised Indiaâ€™s high investment potential, the need for more liberalisation, and citizensâ€™ role in taking advantage of a democratic system to elect visionary leaders who can ensure continued investment opportunities.
2nd Power Today Conference: Reforms and efficiency needed to fuel the decade
The 2nd Power Today conference, held in New Delhi on 21 January, was based on the theme 'Fuel to Power the Next Decade' and discussed where the fuel would come from, even as speaker after speaker expressed the belief that this decade would be a defining one for the power sector.