Durgapur Power plant’s trouble with Chinese equipment

November 8, 2010 10:07 am0 comments
Durgapur Power plant’s trouble with Chinese equipment

State-owned Durgapur Projects Ltd (DPL) faced operational problems with a turbine supplied by Chinese firm Dong Fang.According to reports, the corporation has approached BHEL for carrying out repair and recommission of a 300-MW thermal power plant in West Bengal. In view of Chinese technology, BHEL had to resort to reverse […]

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Suzlon’s big plans for China

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Suzlon Energy, the wind turbine major, has plans to set up a research and development centre in China. Besides, the company is planning to list its Chinese subsidiary, Suzlon Energy (Tianjin) Ltd, on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in a few years. The move is to take advantage of the […]

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Coal mining norms to be relaxed

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Coal mining norms to be relaxed

The government is likely to dilute tough norms proposed by the environment ministry that would have prevented companies from mining coal in large parts of the country, and boosting the prospects of an initial public offer (IPO) from a state-owned company that has monopoly rights to mine coal for commercial […]

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Tata Power-led consortium develops geothermal project in Indonesia

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Tata Power-led consortium develops geothermal project in Indonesia

A consortium led by Tata Power will develop a 240 mw-geothermal power project in Indonesia, which is expected to be completed by 2015. The project would involve building units of various sizes and the total cost will be in range of 2,900 crore to 3,800 crore. To be located in […]

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Orient Green to raise capital investment

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Orient Green to raise capital investment

Orient Green Power (OGPL), an associate company of Shriram EPC Group, is planning to make capital investment of over Rs 4,000 crore in the next three years to achieve 1,000 MW of renewable energy generation capacity. “We have so far made a capital investment of Rs 1,200 crore to have […]

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Allotment of projects under JNNSM will start soon

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Allotment of projects under JNNSM will start soon

According to the Ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), the allotment of solar power generation projects under the the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, is likely to be initiated in September.There is a lot of excitement in the industry for this first phase of allotment, where over 1,000 firms […]

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Bharat Forge – Alstom bags NTPC contract

November 3, 2010 12:39 pm0 comments
Bharat Forge – Alstom bags NTPC contract

The consortium of Bharat Forge-Alstom has come up as the as the lowest bidder and has outbid other parties like BHEL and Toshiba-JSW to provide turbines and generators to the Government owned National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) for its upcoming supercritical power projects in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and […]

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NTPC to set up 2640 MW power project in Punjab

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NTPC to set up 2640 MW power project in Punjab

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Punjab and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited to set up 2640 MW (4X660MW) coal based thermal power project at Gidarbaha in Punjab. The MoU was signed by Arun Goel, Principal Secretary […]

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Consumers energy to build wind park in tuscola huron counties

March 10, 2010 9:49 am0 comments
Consumers energy to build wind park in tuscola huron counties

Consumers Energy Co. is moving ahead… Consumers Energy Co. is moving ahead with its plans to build two Michigan wind farms, one in the Thumb area and the other in west Michigan’s Mason County. Th e latter, to be called Lake Winds Energy Park, will be capable of producing up […]

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Government and private sector in south korea join hands to improve power distribution by 2030

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Government and private sector in south korea join hands to improve power distribution by 2030

South Korea is aiming to make electricity… South Korea is aiming to make electricity distribution more effi cient over the next two decades through an investment of 27.5 trillion won ($24 billion) on smart grids. Th is will also cut greenhouse gas emissions and save $26 billion in energy imports. […]

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