Coastal Andhra Power (CAPL), a Reliance Power owned subsidiary, has been given time till November 22 to settle the issues related to the change in Indonesia’s coal policies with its power buyers. A division bench of the Delhi High Court gave this order on 18 October.
State-level PSU Transformers and Electricals Limited Kerala (Telk) on Wednesday delivered its first 270 MVA, 400kV, single phase generator transformer, according to a company statement. The transformer is slated to be commissioned for Thermal Power Tech Corporation Limited (TPCIL)’s 660Mw super critical thermal power station in Krishnapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
In order to provide adequate power supply in the state, the Andhra Pradesh government will provide Rs 4,071 crore equity to AP Genco projects. The project is coming up at Vijayawada, Kothagudem and Krishnapatnam thermal power stations.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Thursday assured Generation Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (AP Genco) of timely supply of turbines for 2,800 MW of expansion projects. BHEL has been chosen by AP Genco for supply of equipment such as boilers, turbines and generators.
Reliance Power is seeking land and stage 1 forest clearance for the Tilaiya ultra mega power project (UMPP) in the next couple of months.
Simhapuri Energy, a subsidiary of Madhucon Projects Ltd, has commenced commercial operations of the second unit of 150 MW in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. With this, the first phase of 300 MW has gone on stream.
Hyderabad-based infrastructure company, Gayatri Projects is mulling over the idea of diluting equity in its energy holding company Gayatri Energy Ventures Ltd (GEVL), which would be further used for equity infusion in its power ventures.
The National Green Tribunal, on Wednesday cancelled the environmental clearances granted to the 2,640 MW coal-fired power project of Nagarjuna Construction Company (NCC) coming up at Sompeta in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.
A senior official from the ministry of power has confirmed that the government may at best be able to award only one ultra mega power project in the current fiscal to March. The official said "There have been delays in the bid process but we may be able to award the UMPP at Bhedabahal in Orissa in 2012-12"
The government said that it may not include Reliance Power's 4,000 MW ultra mega power project (UMPP) based at Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, in its proposal for additional 1 lakh MW power generation in the next five years.
Infrastructure firm Madhucon Projects announced that its first coal-fired power project with a capacity of 150 MW has commenced commercial operations. The power project will come up at three phases near Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh would have total capacity of 1,920 MW, the company said in a statement here.
The power ministry will allow producers to raise tariffs if fuel costs of new projects rise, and will not oppose a hike in domestic gas prices, reports Economic Times.
The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has recommended the Tamil Nadu government to set up an Inter-Departmental Team of officers on a full time basis, reports Business Standard.
Power Finance Corporation (PFC), on Friday announced that it has formed a special purpose vehicle (SPV), Deoghar Mega Power Ltd to develop a 4,000 MW ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Jharkhand, agency reported.
Power Finance Corporation (PFC) on Friday said that it is in talks with GVK and Videocon to fund their coal mine acquisitions overseas, agency reported.