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German wind-turbine major Enercon plans second coming into India

The Hindu Businessline 29-05-2017

German wind turbine major Enercon is all set to 'come back' to India, this time on its own. Earlier, Enercon India was a joint venture with the Mumbai-based Mehra family, which ended up in the courts, with each partner accusing the other of wrongdoing.

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Surana Solar lowest bidder for 5 MW Kakinada rooftop project

The Hindu Businessline 29-05-2017

Surana Solar Ltd has been listed the lowest bidder for the rooftop installation of 5 MW solar power generating units under the Kakinada Smart City Project in Andhra Pradesh.

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Orient Green Power narrows loss to 86 cr in fourth quarter

The Hindu Businessline 29-05-2017

Renewable energy generation company Orient Green Power Company Ltd has reduced its consolidated net loss at 86 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, when compared with net loss of 160 crore in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

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GST Council may clarify on tax rate for solar modules at 3 June meeting

Mint 29-05-2017

The goods and services tax (GST) Council is likely to clarify on the tax rate applicable to solar modules at its next meeting in early June, which might reverse a decision to set an 18% rate on the key component of solar energy infrastructure, company executives say.

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15 firms in fray to set up cement units near NTPC's power plants

Mint 29-05-2017

State-run NTPC Ltd's diversification drive is gaining traction with around 15 companies evincing interest in the cement manufacturing plan proposed by India?s largest power generation utility.

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States may auction under-construction wind power projects, further lowering tariffs

Mint 29-05-2017

The disruption caused by India's low clean energy tariffs is playing out, with rating agency Crisil cautioning that the risk profile of wind projects will increase.

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NTPC emerges as key off-taker of private solar power projects

Business Standard 29-05-2017

India's largest power generating utility, NTPC Ltd, is driving the energy transition from coal to solar. Apart from building its own portfolio of renewables, the maharatna utility is emerging as the key off-taker of solar power projects by private developers whose aggressive bids backed by overseas investments have made solar tariff cheaper than coal-fired generation.

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Effective coal prices to fall by Rs 100-150 under GST

Business Standard 29-05-2017

The effective price of coal for consumers is likely to decrease by Rs 100-150, as the country heads moves to a uniform tax regime under the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Big relief for NTPC Thermal power plants in Bihar, Centre allays coal shortage concerns

The Financial Express 29-05-2017

NTPC's thermal power plants at Bihar's Kahalgaon and West Bengal's Farakka will not be facing any coal shortage this year, the coal ministry said in a statement on Friday.

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Made-in-IIT solar plant powers thousands of rural homes

The Economic Times 26-05-2017

A solar plant of the size and cost of a centre table on your rooftop can insure your home against power cuts and halve your electricity bill. IIT Madras has invented such a solar rooftop installation -- smaller and cheaper than present installations.

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Coal shortage may hit 4,400 MW power generation capacity at NTPC

The Economic Times 26-05-2017

Some 4,400 MW of NTPC power generation capacity face severe coal scarcity in three months because the mine that fuels these plants is not able to acquire the land needed to maintain fuel supply.

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Lower tax on coal under GST to help CIL clear stockpile: Official

The Economic Times 26-05-2017

The 5 per cent GST on coal will help state-owned CIL to find consumers for its 62 million tonnes of stock piled up at its pithead, an official said.

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CleanMax Solar signs MoU with Hitachi High-Technologies

The Economic Times 26-05-2017

Energy solutions provider CleanMax Solar today said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Hitachi High-Tech) to jointly offer high-end rooftop solar solutions to Japanese companies across India.

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Renewable energy jobs growing worldwide: IRENA

The Economic Times 26-05-2017

Employment in the renewable energy sector, excluding large hydropower, increased by 2.8% to reach 8.3 million in 2016, with China, Brazil, the United States, India, Japan and Germany being the leading job markets.

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BHEL commissions 270 MW thermal unit in Nashik district of Maharashtra.

The Economic Times 26-05-2017

State-run power equipment maker BHEL today said it has commissioned a 270 megawatt (MW) thermal unit at Sinnar in Nashik district of Maharashtra.

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