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A methodology for calculating the required number of rapid chargers for a given EV population. by Colin Herron | Dec 30, 2017

It is a frequently heard statement, especially in the press, that the UK suffers from a lack of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. This ‘lack of infrastructure’ is cited as being a major barrier to EV-uptake, creating range anxiety and making EVs unviable at the current time. But exactly how many charge points are really required? [...]

By | 2018-01-02T16:06:00+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on A methodology for calculating the required number of rapid chargers for a given EV population. by Colin Herron | Dec 30, 2017

PFC, REC, SBI consortium to lend INR 11067 Crore to NLC power plant in Uttar Pradesh

A consortium of Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and State Bank of India (SBI) will lend Rs 11,067 crore to the Neyveli Lignite Corporation's 1980 mw coal-based thermal power station in Ghatampur, Uttar Pradesh. "The consortium participated in e-tendering process for funding of debt of the 3x660 mw power plant executed by Neyveli [...]

By | 2018-01-02T07:13:04+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on PFC, REC, SBI consortium to lend INR 11067 Crore to NLC power plant in Uttar Pradesh

Adani, Neyveli Lignite & Sembcorp in the race to buy stake in GMR’s Power project

Adani Power, state-run Neyveli Lignite and Singapore-based SembcorpIndustries are in the race to acquire majority stake in GMR Infrastructure's 1,370-mw thermal power plant in Chhattisgarh. A consortium of lenders to the commissioned project operated by GMRChhattisgarh Energy Ltd is looking to divest its stake under the strategic debt restructure (SDR) process.  The consortium led by Axis Bank in February last year [...]

By | 2018-01-02T07:13:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Adani, Neyveli Lignite & Sembcorp in the race to buy stake in GMR’s Power project

MSEDCL to start 500 electric car charging stations

The electric vehicle sector in the state is going to get a major boost as MSEDCLhas decided to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations across the state. One of the biggest problems for electric vehicle owners is the lack of charging stations. At present, there are only two charging stations in the city—airport and RBI [...]

By | 2018-01-02T07:13:40+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on MSEDCL to start 500 electric car charging stations

2nd unit of NTPC project at Kudgi begins commercial operation

The major beneficiary will be Karnataka, which will get an allocation of 54 per cent of power generated from the two plants in Vijayapura district. With commercial operation of the second plant yesterday, power generation capacity of its Kudgi project increased to 1,600 MW,National Thermal Power Corporation said in a release. PTIThe second unit of NTPC's [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:31:41+00:00 January 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2nd unit of NTPC project at Kudgi begins commercial operation

China tests its first solar-powered highway that can charge electric cars

Solar photovoltaic power generation pavement, more popularly called photovoltaic road surface is expected to change the way power is generated. The transparent, material allows the sun light to penetrate, aiding in the production of electricity China has successfully conducted tests on its first solar-powered highway on Thursday. The kilometer-long stretch in Jinan city, the capital [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:31:55+00:00 January 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on China tests its first solar-powered highway that can charge electric cars

Punjab industry to get power at Rs 5 per unit from January 1

Punjab irrigation and power minister Rana Gurjit Singh on Saturday said the industry will get subsidised power at Rs 5 per unit from January 1. The state government will pay a subsidy to the tune of Rs 1,350 crore per annum to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to facilitate industrial units in the state, [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:32:10+00:00 January 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Punjab industry to get power at Rs 5 per unit from January 1

TNERC draft norms make forecasting of wind, solar power mandatory

State regulator Tamil Nadu Electricity and Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued draft guidelines which make scheduling and forecasting of wind and solar energy mandatory for connecting to grid and levy of penalty for deviation. The move follows similar regulation in states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan and is as a part of direction from [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:32:56+00:00 January 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on TNERC draft norms make forecasting of wind, solar power mandatory

MP push towards solar energy: Addition of 2000 MW in next 3 years

Bhopal: In a major push towards renewable energy, Madhya Pradesh is all set to develop more solar power parks in the next three years adding a total of 2000 MW to its capacity. This will be in addition to the recently inaugurated 750 MW power plant in the state and the already existing solar power [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:32:35+00:00 December 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MP push towards solar energy: Addition of 2000 MW in next 3 years

L&T wins orders worth Rs 1600 Cr

New Delhi: The Power Transmission & Distribution Business of L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs 1600 crore. In the domestic market, the business has secured a major order for EPC construction of 250MW (AC) Solar Plant in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. Besides, the company has secured an order from the Saudi Electricity Company [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:32:24+00:00 December 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on L&T wins orders worth Rs 1600 Cr
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