Telangana bags the first rank in power consumption growth
With a nearly 14 per cent growth in the annual power consumption for fiscal 2017-18, Telangana has emerged as number one in power consumption growth as it shot up to 60,237 MU in 2017-18 as against 53,017 MU in 2016-17.
JSPL to enhance Angul plant’s capacity by 2030
In order to enhance Angul plant’s capacity, Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) has set a target to increase its capacity from 6 mtpa to 20 mtpa in the next 12 years. Navin Jindal, Chairman, JSPL stated that an additional Rs 500 billion will be invested to fulfill the target and promised that the company is all set to embark upon a new journey from 2021.
MSEDCL to set up 32 MW solar power plants in six villages
Under the Chief Minister Solar Agriculture Feeder Scheme, in which farmers get power during the day for agricultural needs, a solar power plant generating 31.67 MW electricity will be set up by the Nashik urban division of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation (MSEDCL).
Skoda plant gets 980 kWp rooftop solar carport
In line with the Green Future strategy, a 980 kWP carport for Skoda Auto India has been commissioned by Fourth Partner Energy. Commissioned as a part of the India 2.0 project, the rooftop solar carport is expected to reduce 922 tonne of carbon dioxide emission each year.
Vikram Solar conferred with three prestigious awards
The globally recognised leading solar energy solutions provider, Vikram Solar has bagged three prestigious awards this week. The company has been honoured with Zee Business Dare to Dream Award, Kolkata Best Employer Brand Awards and Kolkata Manufacturing Leadership Awards.
NTPC issues 190 MW solar-wind hybrid tender
India’s largest power generation company NTPC, that successfully auctioned 1.2 GW of capacity in its first wind energy tender recently, is now making its mark in the solar-wind hybrid.
Coal shortage at Mettur’s 600 MW unit
One of the thermal units at Mettur generating 600 MW has been shut down as the coal scheduled to arrive from West Bengal and Odisha has been delayed due to the floods in the mines. Currently, the plan is to manage it with wind power and open market purchase as stopping a unit is just a precautionary measure, informs Vikram Kapur, Chairman, Tangedco
Delhi, UP, Bihar to face power disruption
4,200 MW of generation capacity that feeds the north Indian states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal are on the verge of a shutdown due to heavy rain.