Alstom signs contract with Chennai metro

November 12, 2010 7:40 am0 comments
Alstom signs contract with Chennai metro

Chennai Metro Rail Limited has signed a contract with Alstom Transport worth € 243 million (approx Rs 1470 crore) to supply 168 cars for the metro of Chennai in India. The contract also includes an option for 16 additional metro cars. The first deliveries are planned for the end of […]

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Scope for $300 billion investment in power sector: Sushilkumar Shinde

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Scope for $300 billion investment in power sector: Sushilkumar Shinde

Union Minister of Power, Sushil Kumar Shinde, has stated that the scope for investment in the power sector over the next few years is well over US $ 300 billion and given the large expansion programme in this sector, the ministry would definitely need and welcome a large amount of […]

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Government sets price band between Rs 225 – Rs 245 per share in CIL’s IPO

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Government sets price band between Rs 225 – Rs 245 per share in CIL’s IPO

The government has set the price band between Rs 225 – Rs 245 per share for investors who are willing to bid for the shares in Coal India Limited’s (CIL) initial public offering (IPO). The Government is selling 63.16 crore shares or 10 per cent of its stake in the […]

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Spain’s Gamesa announces new contracts with Chinese firms

November 11, 2010 12:08 pm0 comments
Spain’s Gamesa announces new contracts with Chinese firms

Spanish wind giant and world’s leading wind turbine group, Gamesa  has announced three new contracts with China. The contracts have been signed as part of a surge in investments in the country to meet its rising demand for clean energy. Gamesa’s wind turbine division signed the deals with two of […]

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China’s wind power capacity may reach 230 GW by 2020

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China’s wind power capacity may reach 230 GW by 2020

Media reports indicate that China’s wind power can reach up to 230 GW of installed capacity by 2020. In a new report jointly released by Greenpeace, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)- China Wind Power Outlook 2010 said by 2020 China’s total […]

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India and Germany to enhance co-operation in energy

November 9, 2010 10:28 am0 comments
India and Germany to enhance co-operation in energy

With an aim to boost ties between India and Germany in the key areas like ICT, energy including renewable energy, cutting edge technology including environmental and green technology, Anand Sharma, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry discussed the possibility of strategic partnership in these sectors with German Federal Minister of […]

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Suzlon crosses 5,000 MW of wind power installations in India

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Suzlon crosses 5,000 MW of wind power installations in India

Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, announced crossing 5,000 MW of cumulative installations in India, underlining the strong momentum in India’s fast growing wind energy market. This cumulative power generation capacity has the potential to light up four million homes annually. In the key states of Tamil […]

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Government threatens to cancel coal block allotments

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Government threatens to cancel coal block allotments

Government now has threatened to cancel coal block allocations to eight companies, including the country’s largest power company National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) after repeated reminders to develop blocks allotted years before.The coal ministry has prepared a list of 93 captive coal blocks where development has not been up […]

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Suzlon announces 168.5 MW of new orders in India

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Suzlon announces 168.5 MW of new orders in India

India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL) cumulatively announced new orders for developing 168.5 MW. Most of these orders are repeat orders and have come from corporate, SMEs and public sector undertakings. These orders are in addition to the previously announced Techno Group order of 202 MW and […]

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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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