NTPC to build 520 MW hydro power projects in Himachal Pradesh

NTPC Ltd, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation, took another step in its journey towards reducing its dependence on coal-fired plants by signing an agreement to develop two hydropower stations with a combined capacity of 520 MW. The two projects, for which NTPC has signed agreements with the Himachal Pradesh government, can be classified […]

BHEL wins second big order from Koodankulam Ph II project

Close on the order for erection of turbine generator for the new units of Koodankulam Power Project, state-owned capital goods giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it has also won the order for erecting reactor side equipment for the same. Against a value of Rs 440 cr for the June order, this one is […]

India misses FY19 Solar Power target by 58%

India has missed its solar power target by a whopping 58% in the year gone by, according to the latest numbers from the ministry of renewable energy or MNRE. India was supposed to add about 16,000 megawatt (16 gigawatt) of fresh solar power generation capacity in the year ended March 2019. However, it added only […]

BHEL wins order worth Rs 440 crore for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

Government of India owned construction and manufacturing firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) said it received an order worth Rs 440 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for the erection work of the upcoming 2×1000 Megawatt  Turbine Generator (TG) island units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu. BHEL also emerged […]

IOCL, BPCL, HPCL to build LPG pipeline from Gujarat to UP

State owned oil and gas company Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) said that it has entered into a joint venture with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for the implementation and operation for a 2,757-km long LPG pipeline from Kandla, Gujarat to Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. While Indian Oil Corporation will […]

Tata Power gets 25-year deal to supply solar power to Gujarat

Tata Power said it received a contract from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited to develop a 100 MW solar project in Raghanesda Solar Park of Gujarat . The energy will be supplied to GUVNL under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) valid for a period of 25 years from the scheduled commercial operation date. The Company […]

Maruti Suzuki to set up Solar Power Plant in Gurugram facility

Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki said it has laid the foundation stone for a 5 MW Photovoltaic solar power plant at its manufacturing facility in Gurugram. The solar plant is likely to be commissioned in FY 2019-20, Maruti Suzuki said. Maruti Suzuki said that it will invest around Rs 24 crores and will offset carbon dioxide […]

Ratnamani Metals and Tubes receives order worth Rs 255 crore from oil and gas sector

Steel tubes and pipes manufacturing firm Ratnamani Metals and Tubes Ltd said it received a Rs 255 crore order from the oil and gas sector for the supply of coated carbon steel pipes. Carbon steel, also called mild steel, are used in oil and gas pipeline, plumbing and water supply systems. The order will be […]

Tata Power delivers Combat Management System for Indian Navy’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division reported that it has delivered the Combat Management System for the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier being built for the Indian Navy . It was developed by Tata Power SED in collaboration with Indian Ministry of Defence’s Weapon and Electronics System Engineering Establishment and Russia’s NPO MARS. Typical functions of the CMS […]

Kalpataru Power Transmission gets orders worth Rs 588 crores

Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL), which constructs power and related infrastructure, said it received orders worth Rs 588 crores for its transmission and power business from international markets. With the latest order, the total order inflow for financial year 2018-19 have increased to Rs 8,500 crores, the company said in a statement. KPTL is also […]

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries sets up real estate company

Reliance Industries, the flagship company of the Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Group, said it has set up a subsidiary for the purpose of carrying out operations in the real estate space. The group, which has hitherto focused on areas like petrochemicals, energy, retail and technology, does not have a sizable real estate-focused business as of […]

Solar power sector sees revival in Feb after downturn due to duties

Solar auction activities garnered speed in February after a disappointing performance in January, according to Mercom India, an agency that tracks the solar power sector in India. About 2.7 GW of solar power was auctioned in February, which is 800 MW more than what was auctioned in the same month last year, the firm said. […]

Ujjwala LPG scheme crosses 7 cr customers

The government’s ‘free LPG connection’ scheme, Ujjwala scheme has crossed the 7 crore-target, making it one of the most successful programs of the current government. The scheme launched on May 1, 2016 with a target of providing LPG connections to 5 crore low-income households, and achieved the target in a record of time of 28 […]