Wind energy developers and equipment manufacturers who moved the Madras High Court to stop Tamil Nadu from holding its wind auction have had second thoughts and withdrawn their petition.
NLC Investing Heavily In Renewables But Also Eyeing Stressed Coal-Fired Power Plants For Acquisition
State-owned NLC India is investing aggressively in renewable energy even as it eyes stressed coal-fired generating stations in the market for acquisition a part of its inorganic growth strategy.
The exorbitant tariff rates quoted by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has forced the Southern Railway to look for a better deal with a public sector company to cater to its electricity needs.
CCEA approves construction of major railway line projects worth Rs 4,000 crore for increasing power flow to Tamil Nadu and Kerala
All the three projects will be completed in four years by 2020-21. The three projects will generate direct employment during construction for close to 84 lakh mandays.
In what will provide a major boost to the railway network in various parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to three major railway line projects worth nearly Rs 4,000 crore.
CCEA approves construction of doubling of railway line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin
The move to double the electrification capacity of the transmission line follows demands for introduction of additional trains for this area to serve the local people, the ever increasing tourists desiring to visit the area and the traffic originating to/from Ports.
Indian Railways is notorious for its trains running behind schedule. However, which train in particular causes the most hardship for passengers? That would be the Manduadih-Rameswaram Weekly Express, according to a survey conducted by travel search application Ixigo. The express tops the list of trains that run late with the highest average delay time of 11.5 hours.
Tariffs for solar power in Tamil Nadu touched as low as Rs 3.47/unit in reverse-auctions held over the weekend. The biddings were done for 1,500 MW solar plants.
India’s latest solar auction, one of the biggest in the country, drew a surprisingly enthusiastic response with a big chunk of the 1,500 MW of projects on offer won by a state-owned mining company.
Two units of Vallur thermal unit went out of action following a fire in the generator of unit 3. The total loss of power supply to Tamil Nadu owing to the problems in the two units is around 800MW.
The fifth and the sixth unit of India’s largest nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu will cost about Rs 50,000 crore to build with half of it being funded by Russia as loan.