Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

Haryana calls developers to set up 16 MW of canal top solar projects

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) to set up 16 MW of canal top solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at WYC Hydel Power Station at Bhudkalan, in Yamuna Nagar. The bid-submission deadline is February 12, 2019. A single bidder must bid for the entire capacity. According to the

MNRE amends bidding guidelines for solar projects; reduces commissioning timeframe

The Ministry of Power has amended the competitive bidding guidelines for the procurement of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, incorporating changes to further the pace of solar installations in the country. This is the second time these guidelines have been amended. The guidelines were previously amended in June 2018. Amendments • A minimum

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

Almost 640 flights were cancelled in Germany Thursday as security staff went on strike at three airports, meaning disruption for around 100,000 passengers. The number of flights blocked was more than half the 1,050 planned for Duesseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Stuttgart. Duesseldorf — the country’s third-largest airport — said in a statement that 370 of Thursday’s

China launches subsidy-free solar, wind power after project costs fall

China will launch a series of subsidy-free wind and solar projects this year to take advantage of a rapid fall in construction costs since 2012 and tackle a gaping payment backlog, the country’s top planning agency said on Thursday. Last year, the government was forced to suspend all new subsidised solar capacity approvals after a

Bandh: MCL mining hit; loss mounts

Efforts of the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) to overcome production loss of 4.867 million tone in the current financial year due to disturbances in mining operations plummeted further with country-wide bandh as coal mining and supply operations remained totally paralysed in the company on Tuesday.