Renewable energy solutions provider, Suzlon group, has bagged orders for a combined capacity of 111.30 MW from corporate and SME customers in August and September, 2016. This combined capacity includes orders from reputed corporate houses such as Serum Institute of India, Rajasthan Gum Group and an assortment of SME customers.
Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC) has signed definitive agreements with Russia’s national oil company Rosneft PJSC to acquire an additional 11% stake in its unit, JSC Vankorneft, which has a licence to produce hydrocarbons from the Vankor field in Siberia.
You can now get an update from power distribution companies about outages in their area through Urja Mitra Helpline by dialing 14401. Department of Telecom (DoT) has created the helpline to facilitate power distribution companies to provide information about outages to customers.
The Government has revived 9 stranded gas based power generation plants with an installed capacity of 5070 MW which have successfully bid through a transparent and competitive reverse e-auction process. These plants would generate 8.81 billion units of electricity which will be supplied at or below Rs 4.70 per unit to the purchaser Discoms during the period from 1st October 2016 to 31st March 2017.
Tata Power Solar has successfully commissioned a 100 MW solar project for NTPC in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. Tata Power Solar delivered the project in record 80% of stipulated timelines, and nearly three months ahead of schedule. Key highlights of the project were the innovative design of Balance of System (BoS) and cabling, along with optimized selection of evacuation systems.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a Rs 169 crore order from West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited for setting up 30 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants on turnkey basis.
The first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency will be held in Visakhapatnam during 4th-5th July, 2016. Participation from all BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa has been confirmed.