Gurdeep Singh, 51 years, joined as CMD, NTPC in New Delhi. A Mechanical Engineer by profession he has over 28 years of experience in power generation sector.
Given the fact that a significant quantity of coal will continue to dominate India´s energy generation, energy efficiency becomes vital. As per the thumb rule: higher efficiency in the generation of electricity means, lower consumption of coal per unit of electricity generated.
Economy of scale is a must to make supercritical viable
Since the last few years, government policy and the environmental framework that grants concessions to operate a power plant have been clearly favouring supercritical or efficient and cleaner technology.
State governments need to focus on supplying quality power
Our sector is one where you have long gestation periods and one can´t see results overnight. The last year has been a mixed bag; as they say, ´you win some, you lose some!´ Clearly, there have been positive initiatives from the new government, such as improvement in coal production, efforts to partially mitigate the problem of stranded gas-based generation, proposed changes in the Electricity Act, etc.
Our bonds have been fully subscribed on day one
The asset-specific bonds, that we have issued recently is indeed an innovative way to re-finance projects. Most importantly, this bond has been issued after completion of the project.
Power 20:20 - Profiles | CLP India Wind Farms
Mishra has been MD of CLP India since 2004, where he is responsible for asset management and business development of the company´s investments in India. He joined the CLP Group
Power 20:20 | CLP India
CLP India is one of the largest wind power developers in India with close to 1,000 MW of committed wind projects. The wind portfolio of the company that made a beginning with its first project in Khandke in the year 2006, has grown rapidly since then and is an integral part of CLP India´s renewable portfolio.
Six Bidders may quit mega projects
Six bidders who qualified to compete for the two mega power projects, proposed to be set up in Odisha and Tamil Nadu, want to quit unless the bid terms are reworked. The Adani group, CLP, GMR Group, Jindal Steel & Power, JSW Energy
Renewable energy is vital for our Climate Vision 2050 targets
Jasraj Virdi, Head of Public Affairs and CSR at CLP India, speaks on the company´s latest initiatives and how renewable energy projects can give a fillip to CSR activities. Can you give us a detailed update on the various activities and collaborations that CLP India has initiated for the sustainable development of communities?
Community development is an integral part of the three core values that guide our business conduct and receives a very high level of commitment from the board and the man