Salem Smart City Limited (SSCL) has invited bids to install grid-connected rooftop solar projects. The brief scope of work includes the supply, design, engineering, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of the projects. A bidder will also have to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for a period of five years. The last date for bid submission […]
Spot power price in India declined to ₹3.30 (~$0.04766)/kWh in December 2018, an eight percent decline month-over-month (MOM). However, the spot price increased by 10 percent year-over-year (YoY). “Compared to the same month in previous year, the spot price is still higher. Power demand has increased in the country and is set to increase further […]
Joining the other states in achieving 100 GW of solar capacity together by 2022, the state of Kerala is now planning to develop 1,000 MW of solar projects under the SOURA program. The SOURA scheme is to be jointly implemented by Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT), […]
The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed an agreement to deliver 15 electric vehicles (EVs) to the Department of Economic Affairs that comes under the Ministry of Finance. With this development, the Ministry of Finance begins its transition towards a reduced carbon footprint and a more environmentally sustainable future, marking its participation in India’s […]
The airline had previously told some lessors it would clear arrears by Dec 31, but was unable do so. Crisis talks between cash-strapped Jet Airways Ltd and aircraft lessors have failed to ease a row over late payments, prompting some lessors to explore taking back aircraft, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. In […]
With airlines in the country facing issues in Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus planes, Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu Friday said passengers’ safety has to be paramount and there is zero tolerance for any violation of relevant guidelines. He said that ensuring safety is a responsibility of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and “we have […]
The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, is all set to get bigger and better. The operator, Bengaluru International Airport (BIAL), has drawn up a Rs 13,000 crore plan to further develop the airport by constructing a new terminal, a second runway and by expanding its access roads. Hari Marar, MD, BIAL, said the second runway will […]
The government is spending more than Rs 20,000 crore to rectify accident prone black spots on roads across the country in order to reduce fatalities in such incidents, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Friday. Speaking here at the launch of a research report by Nissan India and SaveLife Foundation, Gadkari said the first priority of […]
The Meghalaya government has decided to rein in illegal coal mines across the mining districts by forming joint teams of the police, mining and geology and transport departments.
Decks have been cleared for the first LNG terminal in Bengal with Mumbai-based H-Energy planning to start construction of the Rs 1,500-crore project from June.
A group of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited employees has chastised defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the Centre for making the “fake claim” that the public-sector unit is incapable of building Rafale jets.
Air India has, after an unsuccessful attempt in 2018, put seven flats in various parts of Mumbai up for sale. Located at Cuffe Parade, Prabhadevi, Bandra, and Santacruz, these properties owned by the national carrier are priced between ₹3 and ₹ 10 crore each.