Buoyed by the positive response from the industry and the proactive approach adopted by various state governments, India is now making rapid strides in the solar segment. The country's solar power generation has gone up 14 times in a span of just five years from 0.5 MW in 2011 to 7 GW now.
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
The Missing Link
The power sector in India is set for explosive growth following the stated policy objective of the Union government to provide 24x7 power to all households by 2019.
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).
Reliance Infra profit rises 7% to Rs 439 crore
Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra) has reported a 7.2 per cent rise in its net profit for the April-June quarter, on the back of lower expenses. The company reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 439 crore, against Rs 409 crore reported a year ago.
Nashik: Power outages soon to be a thing of the past
The Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL) has planned for high ampacity power supply around Nashik city connecting seven of its 132 kV power stations to deliver quality power to the citizens.
GMR Infrastructure sells stake in transmission projects to Adani Transmission
GMR Energy Limited (GEL), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL), has entered into definitive agreements with Adani Transmission Limited (ATL), wherein GEL has agr GMR Energy Limited (GEL), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL), has entered into definitive agreements with Adani Transmission Limited (ATL), wherein GEL has agreed to transfer the interest in its transmission projects - Maru Transmission Services Limited (MTSL) and Aravali Transmission Services Limited (ATSL) -
The Indian power system experienced phenomenal growth during the last few decades. Installed capacity has increased significantly from 170 GW during 2010 to 300 GW presently i.e., about 76 per cent increase
PGCIL still has some distance to go
It may have done well but its efforts to upgrade the country's transmission sector haven't been enough, yet.
Budget 2016: Govt ups spend on power PSUs to Rs.68,256 cr
India will invest Rs.68,256.70 crore on eight public sector power companies in 2016-17 as against Rs.58,642.89 crore a year ago, according to the Union Budget 2016 document.
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.