The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power has won an in-principle approval of the Bangladesh government for the first phase of a 3,000 MW LNG-based power plant.
Anil Ambani GroupÂ´s Reliance Power has managed a clean and quick exit from the 4,000 MW Tilaiya mega power project in Jharkhand. A little over six months after serving a notice for termination of the power purchase agreement for the project, Reliance Power has done an out-of-court settlement with distribution utilities of 10 states.
Taking the new responsibility of Director and Group Chief Executive Officer at Punj Lloyd, JP Chalasani is all set to prove his expertise and ability in handling challenging assignments once again. Joining Punj Lloyd from Reliance Power, Chalasani will work closely with the Chairman, Atul Punj and lead the entire management team from the companyÂ´s corporate headquarters in Gurgaon.
Worlds largest solar plant has been planned in Rajasthan to generate 4,000 MW near the Sambhar lake. The solar plants first phase is estimated to be completed by 2016. It is planned to sell electricity from the solar plant at Rs 5.50 per unit. According to a government statement, the proposed solar projects capacity is about three times Indias total solar power capacity.
The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh headed Cabinet Committee on Investments is expected to speed up Rs 49,000 crore worth power plants of companies like Reliance Power and Essar Power, which have been stuck for want of environment and forest clearances at various levels. The panel will consider diversion of forest land for a coal block attached to Rs 20,852 crore Sasan ultra mega power project.