Following up on the resolution passed in the December 1 Cabinet meeting, the government on Wednesday issued an order allowing the AP-Genco to take up the execution of the 12 X 80 MW Polavaram hydro electric project subject to certain conditions. The project is to be awarded as per the AP-Genco Board’s recommendation.
From doubling its iron ore output in five years to seeking more diamond mines in Madhya Pradesh as well as planning a joint venture foray in Vietnam for tungsten mines, NMDC Ltd is pursuing a multiple-pronged growth strategy.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked India Inc to make investments in the infrastructure sector to “build a stronger India”, even as industry leaders called for across-the-board reduction is tax rates for businesses and individuals to spur growth and increase overall tax collections.
India’s global initiative, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) that aims at increasing solar energy deployment in member countries, came into legal, independent existence Wednesday.
Minister for Energy Kala Venkata Rao on Tuesday said there would not be increase in power tariff in the near future as the government could curtail the T&D losses significantly.
An expert team from the National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) will be visiting the Polavaram dam site on Tuesday to make two important recommendations to the Union Water Resources Ministry.
An underground pipeline connecting two major reservoirs, and power stations situated underneath a pristine reserve forest are part of an ambitious ₹5,000-crore project that environmentalists say will leave an indelible mark on the flora and fauna of the Western Ghats.
The tribal communities in Attappady, Palakkad, are set to partner India’s largest hydropower producing company in a unique benefit-sharing mechanism.
Citing the ambitious target of achieving an installed capacity of 1,75,000 MW of renewable energy by 2022 set by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), energy experts called for a robust shift to alternative energy sources while speaking at the inaugural session of 33rd National Convention of Electrical Engineers (NCEE) at the National Institute of Technology – Tiruchi (NITT), on Friday.
KSEB officials said the excess water from the Peruvannamoozhi reservoir would be used for the 6MW power project, which would be linked to the Chakkittappara 110 kV substation.