Vikram Solar commissions 130 MW solar project for NTPC
Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd., has commissioned a 130 MW (2x65 MW) solar PV power plant for NTPC in Bhadla, Rajasthan. The project has been developed under the state specific bundling scheme (for bundling with thermal power from NTPC Singrauli Thermal power station) with grid at Bhadla Solar Park Phase-II, in Bhadla village, Bap tehsil, in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.
L and T, BHEL and Doosan race for Rs.14,000 cr NTPC order
Larsen & Toubro, Bharat Heavy Electricals and Korea's Doosan are in race for a Rs.14,000 crore order from NTPC Ltd's arm to supply equipment and set up its 3x800 MW coal-based plant as part of the company's expansion project at Patratu in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district.
India has a very promising solar resource, with tropical and sub-tropical regions. The DNI map of India depicts that several states in India are suitable for solar thermal projects.
NTPC pays Rs.2,152 cr interim dividend
Power giant NTPC said it has paid an interim dividend of Rs.2,152.07 crore, being 26.10 per cent of the paid-up equity share capital of the company for Financial Year 2016-17, to its shareholders.
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Public utilities have played a significant role in India´s growth story. Be it garnering wealth for the nation, ensuring planned development, contributing to public exchequer, working towards sustainability and social empowerment or initialising corporate governance, they have always been in the forefront. Here, we look at the power sector PSUs and their contribution to the country.
Call to complete power project on time
The Telangana State Thermal Project deadline should be strictly met, according to DK Dubey, Executive Director, NTPC Ramagundam. In a new year's address at the TSTP project site, Dubey called upon the officials to complete the 2x800 MW as per schedule with strict adherence to safety. Also present on the occasion, UK Dasgupta, GM - O&M, underlined the importance planning to get things done on or before the scheduled time.
NTPC´s proposed EUR notes get ´BBB-(EXP)´ rating
Fitch Ratings has assigned an expected rating of ´BBB-(EXP)´ to NTPC Ltd´s (BBB-/Stable) proposed senior unsecured EUR notes, which are to be issued out of its USD four billion medium-term note programme.
NTPC inks pact to take over Chhabra Thermal Power Plant
State-run NTPC has signed a non-binding agreement with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd and Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for takeover of Chhabra Thermal Power Plant. "NTPC Ltd has signed a non-binding MoU with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd and Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for takeover of Chhabra Thermal Power Plant Stage-I (4x 250 MW) and Stage-II (2x660 MW) of Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam by NTPC Ltd," the company said in a BSE filing.
Domestic price competitions affects product quality
India has a strong base of over 500 transformer industries with an overall capacity of 1,000 GVA per annum. The contribution for discoms/utilities is about 50 per cent while rest is catering to the export market.