power projects

Lanco to raise $1 bn via sale of plant, listing power arm

Aiming to pare debt, Lanco Infratech will raise USD 1 billion (about Rs 6,600 crore) through the sale of one of its large power projects and listing of its power business in the next two years.

Nov 24, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana seek green nod for power projects

State-owned power producers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have separately approached the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) seeking clearance for the expansion of power projects in their respective states.

Jun 10, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Bids for subsidy by gas power projects postponed by 1 day

Sources said the e-auction on Tuesday will be for stranded power plants, and the same for units receiving sub-optimal domestic gas will be held on May 13.

May 11, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

Stranded gas-based power projects to bid for subsidy tomorrow

The government will provide as much as Rs 3,500 crore in financial support to the power plants this fiscal.

May 10, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

Bidding process to rescue Rs 60,000 crore power plants begins

The bidding process to rescue stranded power projects worth Rs 60,000 crore began on Friday with the companies putting in bids to be technically qualified for getting government's financial support.

May 08, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Panel says RPL "ineligible" for 3 UMPPs, calls for probe

Calling for a probe into award of three ultra mega power projects to Reliance Power, a Parliamentary panel Wednesday said the Power Ministry selected an "ineligible bidder" for Tilaiya, Sasan and Krishnapatnam projects.

Apr 29, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

India's steps to revive gas-based plants to help banks: Moody's

Indian government's efforts to revive the stranded gas-based power projects will benefit the banks as they have significant exposure to such plants, credit rating agency Moody's said.

Mar 30, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

'India to add 1 GW clean coal tech-based power capacity'

India is expected to add more than 1,00,000 MW clean coal technology-based power generation capacity during the 2016-2025 period, says a report.

Mar 03, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

BJP urges Centre to review power projects in Arunachal

 BJP has alleged irregularities in the MoUs signed by the Arunachal Pradesh government with various hydro power developers and urged the Centre to review them.

Nov 16, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Assocham for coal preference to operational end use plants

Industry body Assocham today suggested the government give preference in mines auction to captive block allocatees whose end use plants were operational at the time Supreme Court quashed allocations of mines.

Oct 27, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Northeast power projects given lower priority: Lal Thanhawla

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on Saturday lamented that power projects in the Northeast were accorded lower priority by the central agencies and charged NTPC with doing nothing on the 460MW Kolodyne Hydro-Electric Project.

Oct 18, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

Suzlon to invest Rs 15,000 cr for 2,000 MW wind projects in MP

The world's fifth largest wind turbine supplier Suzlon Energy will invest close to Rs 15,000 crore in the next five years to set up power projects of 2,000 MW capacity in Madhya Pradesh.

Oct 09, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

NTPC Board clears over Rs 10,000-cr investment

The board of directors of NTPC, country's largest power producer, has approved investment of over Rs 10,000 crore for executing two thermal plants.

Sep 10, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

Lanco to sell 3,000 MW projs, raise Rs 5,000 crore

Lanco Infratech on Tuesday said it plans to raise Rs 5,000 crore by selling power projects having total generation capacity of 3,000 MW, amid lenders looking at ways to improve the group's financial position.

Sep 09, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

Coal Ministry may revisit policy on tapering linkages

The Coal Ministry is likely to revisit the policy on tapering linkages which may be done after the apex court gives its judgement on coal mines issue.

Aug 31, 2014, 11:30 AM IST

29 hydro power projects await CWC evaluation: Goyal

As per the existing guidelines of CWC for multipurpose projects, appraisals are to be completed within 6 months for the states where the Central Design Organisation exists.

Aug 11, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Power projects worth Rs 36,000 cr stranded on coal shortages

To increase gas availability for power plants, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has taken various steps.

Jul 24, 2014, 16:29 PM IST

Tata Power can't terminate contracts unilaterally: NTPC

Country's largest power producer, NTPC has said that Tata Power's unit can't unilaterally call off pacts with it, and should compensate the state-run firm if it decides to do so.

Jul 16, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Power Grid to invest Rs 5,800 cr on upgradation work

Power Grid will invest Rs 5,800 crore in Gujarat to increase the number of Extra High Voltage (EHV) substations to 12 from the existing five.

Jun 29, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Goyal to meet bankers on Monday, to discuss bottlenecks

Goyal is also scheduled to meet the Minister of Environment and Forests Prakash Javdekar to deliberate upon the issues impacting the power and coal sectors.

Jun 22, 2014, 11:14 AM IST