Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Auctions and interest rates in the times of renewable energy

News about the cancellation of renewable energy auctions demands urgent attention. Renewable energy generation and toll roads have primarily driven India’s infrastructure push in the recent past, especially to attract private investors. It is essential to tackle the current issues on an urgent basis to ensure that these two sectors continue to be a template

Govt to bid out 25 GW solar capacities in Ladakh

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister RK Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable development. He also said that India will achieve the target of having 175 GW of renewable energy before 2022. “I

Kerala agency bags 2 major expressway consultancy projects

State-owned technical consultancy KITCO Ltd, has bagged a major consultancy contract of two major expressways in Uttar Pradesh, a company official said on Wednesday. The total cost of the two projects, the Gorakhpur Link Expressway and the Prayag Link Expressway including land acquisition would be Rs 25,000 cr and KITCO would earn a consultancy fee

PM reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors of Energy and Mining

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on Tuesday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors of power, renewable energy, petroleum and natural gas, coal, and mining. The review meeting, which lasted for over two hours, was attended by top officials from infrastructure-related Ministries, NITI Aayog, and PMO. In course of the presentation made by CEO NITI