L&T bags TANTRANSCO contract
The Power Transmission & Distribution business of Larsen & Toubro, a major Indian multinational in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services,
VC funding in solar crosses $1 billion
India's solar industry has seen a number of merger and acquisitions. Hyderabad-based renewable energy company Fourth Partner Energy,
IPPs are not keen for BoP services
Prayasvin Patel, Chairman & Managing Director of Elecon Engineering Co Ltd, feels that IPPs, due to several issues involved in BoP contracts, are more inclined towards EPC.
With the renewable energy sector receiving the much-needed push from the government, Jakson Power aims to become a Rs 2,500 crore company by 2016-17. Started as a trading house of electric motors, pumpsets and switchgear in 1947, the Jakson Group went on to become one of the largest players in the genset market in India
Siemens bags Rs 411 cr order from Power Grid Corp
Siemens Limited announced that it has won a crucial turnkey order (design, engineering, commissioning and installation) from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) worth approximately Rs. 411 crores. The order is for Static Var Compensators (SVCs) for three of PGCIL’s substations: Ludhiana in Punjab, Kankroli in Rajasthan and New Wangpoh in Jammu & Kashmir.
Advancements in Wind Turbine technology
Wind turbine technology has evolved significantly over the last decade. Modern wind turbines are capable of generating energy even from low wind speed sites. Here are some key design criteria of wind turbines designed for low wind speed sites and technology options available to improve energy capture.