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Government eases eligibility criteria for upcoming UMPPs

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 16:11

The government on Tuesday eased eligibility norms for companies that plan to bid for the proposed UMPPs in Odisha and Tamil Nadu by relaxing the capital cost and expenditure requirements.

BGR Energy Systems signs $246 mn contract with Iraq govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 13:17

BGR Energy Systems is a leading EPC contracting company for power projects in India.

Tata Power starts work on 400 MW hydel project in Georgia

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 15:41

Tata Power on Thursday said it has commenced construction work for the first phase of its joint venture 400 MW hydro power project in Georgia.

Videocon hopeful on Bengal project

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 20:12

The Videocon group is hopeful about the Rs 20,000 crore power and steel project at Jamuria in Burdwan district in West Bengal and work could begin as early as the end of this fiscal.

Neyveli's wind power proj may be commissioned by next year

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 18:43

"The project is scheduled to be commissioned in June 2014," according to a source.

World Bank approves funding for Myanmar power project

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 08:53

The funding comes from the International Development Association (IDA), the WBG's fund for the poorest developing countries, Xinhua reported.

India to build world's largest solar power plant in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 20:44

The government will set up the world's largest solar power project, having a total generation capacity of 4,000 MW, in Rajasthan.

Rs 16,000 crore power scam in Mayawati regime: CAG

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 08:53

Scams relating to power purchase, distribution and modernisation of power projects amounted to the tune of over Rs 16,000 crore took place during the previous Mayawati regime in Uttar Pradesh.

Karnataka, TN lock horns over Mekedatu hydel power project

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 15:19

Seeking to counter Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Karnataka government today defended its proposal to build a reservoir across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu to generate hydro-electric power, saying it is in conformity with the final order of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.

Valve problem hits Kudankulam project

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 14:05

Problems with valves in the first unit at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has delayed the synchronisation of the unit with the grid, officials said.

Govt scraps initial bids for Odisha UMPP; new tender in 15days

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 11:51

Government has scrapped initial bids received from 20 power companies for setting up the 4,000 MW ultra mega power project in Odisha and will invite fresh bids in the next fortnight.

Power Grid consortium bags USD 21 mn contract from Ethiopia

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 17:56

Power Grid Corporation has bagged this two-year contract in consortium with state-run NHPC and private power distribution company BSES, a top company official told PTI.