West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited for Procurement of Power has released an RFP for purchase of power on short term basis with effect from 16/09/2014 to 01/10/2014. The details of which are as below.
To facilitate seamless integration of upcoming Bhutanese power projects with Indian market, CERC has asked Central Electricity Authority to discuss the matter with various stakeholders from both sides and complete the deliberations in three months time.
India Power Corporation Ltd is augmenting its renewable power procurement plans to meet the mandatory Renewable & Cogeneration Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets as part of its green sustainability goal.
The government is expecting $ 100 billion investment in the renewable energy sector in the next four years as it firms up a new policy framework for the same.
Continuum Wind Energy, in which Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners owns a majority stake, would receive a $ 150-million loan from two lenders for a 170-MW project in Madhya Pradesh.
IFC, part of World Bank Group, will provide a funding of $50 million (over Rs 304 crore) to Continuum Wind Energy for developing a wind energy project in Madhya Pradesh. Besides, the international lender has helped in mobilising $100 million loan from Yes Bank for the project.
NDA government has started fast tracking power projects in Northeast India. The government of India has assured coal linkage to the proposed 660-MW Margherita Thermal Power Project in Assam. Assam's request for the coal linkage is awaiting clearance from the Centre since 2009.
Delhi is literally the power capital of India, followed by Goa, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Haryana and Kerala in that order, going by the per capita domestic power consumption statistics for 2013-14 released by a research firm.