Monthly Archives: December 2018

Uttar Pradesh Commission cancels SPPAs for 32.5 MW of bagasse generation units

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has disapproved three standardized power purchase agreements (SPPAs) for the procurement of 32.5 MW of bagasse-based power from generators by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL). The UPPCL had filed three separate petitions seeking the approval of SPPA to procure bagasse-based power. Firstly, the UPPCL had petitioned

BHEL bags Rs 3500 cr order from West Bengal

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it has bagged a Rs 3500 crore order for setting up a 660 mw supercritical thermal power plant in West Bengal. The order for setting up the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Extension Unit-5 at Manigram village in Murshidabad district of West Bengal has been placed on BHEL by West

Surging passenger numbers, policy promises dot turbulent skies in 2018

Navigating through tail winds and air pockets, the country’s aviation space recorded high passenger growth, battled oil shocks as well as survived mid-air scares in 2018. In the new year, the government would focus on making flying “as good as possible”, according to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu. From spiralling costs and cut-throat competition pushing

Aviation sector saw high passenger growth, battled oil shocks in 2018

Navigating through tailwinds and air pockets, the country’s aviation space imbibed high passenger growth, battled oil shocks, as well as survived mid-air, scares in 2018, with the government focused on making flying “as good as possible” in the new year. From spiralling costs and cut-throat competition pushing airlines into the red to government initiatives aimed

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