Warming Up to the Idea
Besides being a zero carbon emitting source of energy, costs of geothermal has significantly reduced over the years, making it an available option for India - one that the government too is contemplating.
CNIITMASH and HEC to establish technical training centre
CNIITMASH (a company being a part of Atomenergomash, a machine-building division of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) and Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd. (HEC) have launched the second stage of implementation of the agreement to establish the Center for General Engineering and Technical Training in India.
Kudankulam NPP Units 5 and 6 entering implementation
Three main contracts for Units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant were signed between ASE Group of Companies (a part of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) and the NPCIL on July 31, 2017. The contracts are: for supply of the equipment with long manufacturing cycle, for the first priority design works and for supply of the working documentation.
Guj annuls 4 GW coal plant
The state has annulled a 4 GW coal UMPP to be developed by the Gujarat State Electricity Corporation, citing existing surplus generation capacity (30 GW — old and renewable energy) and a desire to transition from fossil fuel–based energy sources to renewable power.
Skipper Limited secures new orders
Skipper Limited, has announced new orders worth approximately Rs 405 crore in its Engineering Products segment. The company shared the news of securing fresh new orders worth approximately Rs 405 crore for domestic transmission tower supply from Power Grid Corporation Of India Ltd (PGCIL), Transmission Corporation of Telangana Limited (TSTRANSCO) and Power Transmission Corporation of Uttarakhand Limited (PTCUL).
Sterlite Power to supply over 1,200 MW to Jharkhand
Sterlite Power, has set another benchmark by commissioning the Purulia-Kharagpur Transmission Project. The project consists of two 400 kV DC lines with a total length of 273 km including the 112-km long Purulia-Ranchi and 161 km long Kharagpur-Chaibasa lines.
Govt colleges to tap solar
The Kerala state higher education department is planning to install solar panels for all universities, government engineering colleges and polytechnics and a few of the government colleges under its jurisdiction, in order to make them self sufficient in power.
Advertise Here [300 W x 250 H pixels]