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 […]
Since the inception of reverse bidding in India’s wind sector back in February 2017, approximately 10 GW of wind power projects have been auctioned in the country. The Minister for Power, Government of India, R. K. Singh stated in the Lok Sabha, “The wind power projects in the country are installed on the basis of […]
The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has asked the Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) to study the financial viability of a solar project coupled with battery energy storage system (BESS). The HERC was examining a petition filed by HPPC seeking approval to purchase 100 MW solar power with BESS on long-term basis, through competitive bidding, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The seventh Raising Day of National Thermal Power Corporation’s Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station was observed at the project site in Kudgi, Basvana Bagewadi Taluk in Vijayapura (Karnataka) on Friday.
Subsequent to the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme, LPG penetration in Karnataka has increased from 68.49 per cent in June 2014 to 96.75 per cent in December 2018.
Petrol price on Sunday was cut by 22 paise per litre to its lowest level in 2018 while diesel rates were reduced by 23 paise to a nine-month low.
Oil prices edged higher on the last trading day of the year on Monday, taking a cue from firmer stock markets, but remain on track for the first yearly decline in three years amid concerns of a supply glut.
The BJP on Sunday accused the Congress of “defending” Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, and asked why it was “scared” of investigation into the case.
CII has requested the Ministry of Power to consider banning use ofi lead-based high voltage (HV) and extra high voltage (EHV) cables for underground power transmission lines and adopt “greener” alternatives.