Highest growth generation company
Balraj Joshi is the Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC since September 22, 2017 and has served as its Director of Technical from March 23, 2018 to July 5, 2018
Replacement Market to Drive BTG Demand
While the government is bullish on capacity additions to meet the rising energy demand, the focus is clearly shifting from thermal to renewable energy. On one hand, the government is harping on the excessive capacity addition during the 12th Plan Period, on the other, it is taking a giant leap in building renewable energy capacity.
Wind energy is an attractive propostion for IPPs
The global renewable energy sector has witnessed rapid growth in the last decade, driven by 3 key factors - widespread deployment of renewable energy technologies at increasingly competitive costs, efficiency brought in by hi-tech products driven by new age technology and new business models for distributed generation and services.
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.
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.
Amend Act, break CIL monopoly
We have a predominantly heavy dependence on coal and also a large stranded capacity of gas based power supply units. In the first instance, coal supply from Coal India has to be ramped up substantially. The Power Minister may have to convince the new Coal
Mission green corridor
With the completion of the green corridor, PGCIL will take up the challenge to erect and use the grid network, especially for renewable resources. Power Grid Corporation of India has planned a capital investment of Rs 100,000 crore for development of an inter-State transmission system during the 12th Five Year Plan.
Power finance- Layers Within Layers
Just when you thought clearances were the real culprit, it turned out to be just another layer in the complex power industry´s blues now looking like an onion-peel of discovery and tears. The new nemesis, it seems, is lack of finance. Just as the Prime Minister-appointed committees were busy fast-tracking clearing more than 100 power projects, the industry struggles to explore options to finance, which has recently eluded the sector. There is hope yet, as cash-rich non-power players enter the ma