NEW DELHI: The government plans to amend solar power project bidding norms to ensure that any increase of duties on equipment is passed on to energy buyers, meeting a key demand of private developers.
KOLKATA: One of the largest trade unions in India has decided to approach the Supreme Court to contest the government’s decision to allow private companies in the coal sector, saying the move will lead to job losses, lower salaries and loss of market share for Coal India.
NEW DELHI: Rationalisation of sources of coal for power plants under public sector units has resulted in annual savings of `3,354 crore, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
Renewable energy company Suzlon has announced it has commissioned 340 MW solar power generation projects across Telangana, Rajasthan and Maharashtra. With the commissioning of the 340 MW generation capacity, Suzlon has completed delivery of its entire solar order book.
NEW DELHI: The tie-up between French energy giant Engie and Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj Group to build 1,000 MW of wind energy projects in India, announced last September, has fallen through. But Abraaj is helping Engie in its efforts to find a new partner.
CHANDIGARH: Hydro power generation in India is all set to increase by 3.5 per cent in the current financial year even as dry winter (63 per cent below normal rainfall in January and February) has impacted generation in the last quarter.
The Tamil Nadu government is in talks with the central government to set up a dedicated Inter-State Green Energy Corridor to transmit the surplus wind energy to energy deficit states, to expedite the investments of around Rs 110 billion in renewable energy sector in the next three years.
During the current year 2017-18, the growth in supply of coal to power sector is 7.2%, based on the rising demand of coal based generating stations.