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Breakthrough technology: Two wheeler charged in five minutes.  Even Shapoorji Pallonji finds it difficult to keep renewable power outfit in robust health.  Electricity in 2050: Find out how it is going to pan out.  Long term hydel power procurement: There are downsides to it.  Grouse against coal sampling dismissed.  RE procurement by generators: Power minister wants all hurdles cleared.  Transmission line outages: Get the schedule here.  How big a job creator is renewal energy?.  Mundra power: Relief granted .  Download Tenders and Newsclips.  Rs 3100 crore pumped storage project: Delayed.  Coal projects delayed, forcing power companies to go for interim linkages.  Coal consumption grows in India.  2000 MW renewal energy giant in a tight spot.  Briefs.  New model more effective in controlling gas turbine performance.  Change of law disputes: Some unanswered questions.  Download Tenders and Newsclips.  .  Maithon FDG addition: Award in July.  

Breakthrough technology: Two wheeler charged in five minutes

Jun 14: Yesterday for the first time, it was demonstrated live that a full charge of a two-wheel electric vehicle (EV) can be done in just five minutes.
8An electric scooter equipped with a new ultra-fast charging battery demonstrated that this technology can charge an electric vehicle in only five minutes.
8This proof-of-concept represents a major milestone for ultra-fast charging battery technology and its game-changing potential to accelerate the adoption of EVs.
Click on Reports for more Details

Even Shapoorji Pallonji finds it difficult to keep renewable power outfit in robust health

Jun 14: Even for a heavy duty player like Shapoorji Pallonji, staying put and expanding in the solar industry is turning out to be tougher than it should be
8The company seems to be struggling to put its act together, and to pull in other strategic investors
Click on Reports for more Details

Electricity in 2050: Find out how it is going to pan out

Jun 14: What is the eventual source wise mix of energy in 2050 in global electricity generation
814 different sources are taken into account, and their percentage share has been worked out in five-year installments beginning from now
8The calculations are carried here for different global warming scenarios, beginning from 1.5 degrees
8Also find out what are the investment costs vs accompanying savings in fuel use, under a transition model
Click on Reports for more Details

Long term hydel power procurement: There are downsides to it

Jun 14: Long term PPAs for procurement of hydel power seems not to be the order of the day
8A recent plan to procure power by a utility was curbed
8Then again, instead of going by the availability matrix to calculate capacity charges, the term now to be used is actual supply of power based on design energy for the month
8To avoid dispute a margin of plus, minus 10% is to be kept while using the word generation with respect to design capacity
Click on Reports for more Details

Grouse against coal sampling dismissed

Jun 14: Is it true that current tariff regulations do not specify the location methodology of sampling and analysis of undisputed CGV (ARB) of coal?
8Independent third-party sampling is meant to be done at the receiving end as per certain conditions but this is not really happening on the ground, the complainant said.
8The charge, however, was found to be unwarranted
Click on Reports for more Details

RE procurement by generators: Power minister wants all hurdles cleared

Jun 14: The power minister has ordered resolution of all issues which have come in the way of a generating company procuring renewal energy from anywhere in the country against its own commitment to supply
8A timeline has been set to resolve all issues related to the subject so that such procurement can take off without any hurdle
Click on Reports for more Details

Transmission line outages: Get the schedule here

Jun 14: The website carries here a schedule of transmission line outages in India coming ahead
8The reason for the outage and the period of time are also documented
Click on Reports for more Details

How big a job creator is renewal energy?

Jun 14: How big a job creator is the renewable energy industry
8Clearly much bigger than the conventional power industry
8Find out more on where India figures in the picture
Click on Reports for more Details

Mundra power: Relief granted

Jun 14: A fresh ruling by the CERC has established the change of law process clearly for the Mundra power plant of the Adani Group
8Based on a Supreme Court direction, relief has been granted
Click on Reports for more Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Jun 14: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders: 
8Tender for Erection of 33kV and 11kV Electrical equipment with associated other electrical works Details
8Tender for Laying of 33kv XLPE UG Cable Details
8Tender for Work contract for round the clock Complete Operation and Maintenance of Ash Handling Plant Details
8Tender for Work contract for operation & maintenance of Coal Mill Reject Handling System Details
8Tender for Supply of Vaccum Pump Spares Details
8Tender for RLA study of Boiler at TPS Details
8Tender for Work of carrying out RLA of Boiler Details
8Tender for Work of Running, Maintenance and Servicing of Valves and Hangers of TG Details
8Tender for Supply of 11KV & 33 KV Metering Unit Details
8Tender for Work Contract for overhauling of 04 Nos. Plough feeder with repairing of Plough feeder Blades Details
8Tender for replacement of cooling tower grids, V-bars, drift eliminators and related works of cooling tower Details
8Annual Operation & Maintenance Contract for Electrical Installations & DG sets Details
8Tender for Work Contract for overhauling with repair wherever required of Rotary Breaker Details
8Design, Supply, installation & commissioning of chlorine dioxide system Details
8Tender for Procurement of Non Magnetic Pulleys with plummer blocks for Conveyor Details
8Tender for the work of overhauling/servicing of 245KV SF6 gas breaker Details
8Supply, installation, testing & commissioning of Interface energy meter Details
You can also click on Tenders  for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Adani Green Energy raises Rs 402 cr through offer for sale Details
8Jharkhand: JREDA sets 5MW power target from solar rooftops this year Details
8PFC appoints Ravinder Dhillon as director projects Details
8FICCI recommends lower payment for upgrading stressed ‘power’ accounts Details
8Hydro power production not so ‘clean, green’ Details
8Kalpataru Power gains 2% after PhillipCapital initiates coverage, sees 37% upside Details
8Singareni Collieries Apr-May coal output at 11 MT Details
8Telangana govt to buy 2000 mw additional power from NTPC Details
8Power Minister RK Singh holds meeting with gencos to push clean energy Details
8Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Details
8India sees rise in solar photovoltaic jobs: IRENA Details
8Power minister pitches for flexible generation to boost renewable energy Details
8Nagpur: No property tax on power infra Details
8Adani’s Australia mine project ready to go after getting final nod Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more
Details

Rs 3100 crore pumped storage project: Delayed

Jun 13: Project Name: Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project
8Project Cost: 3187 Crores
8Project Description: There is a delay in the floating of a bid for the selection of consultant for the preparation of a PFR and DPR for the proposed 780 MW (6x130 MW) greenfield pumped storage scheme for drawing additional benefits from an existing hydroelectric power project.
8Project Event: RFQ for an Expression of Interest (EoI) for PFR and DPR consultancy services are likely to be expected by August 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4:2019
8RFQ Date: Aug:2019
8Release Date: Sep:2019
8Start Date: 2022
8Completion Date: 2027
Click here for more details
Details

Coal projects delayed, forcing power companies to go for interim linkages

Jun 13: A spate of coal projects are getting delayed for different reasons.
8And attendant power projects attached to this coal mines are left with no options but to look for extension of interim coal linkages
Click on Reports for more Details

Coal consumption grows in India

Jun 13: Coal consumption grew by 8.7% in 2018.
8India accounted for 70% of the global increase in coal consumption last year
Click on Reports for more Details

2000 MW renewal energy giant in a tight spot

Jun 13: These are difficult times for solar and wind energy
8Here is a giant, with 2000 Mw of renewable capacity which is now on increasingly shaky ground despite strong backing from its promoters
8The journey undertaken by this company and the difficulties it is now facing epitomize what ails this industry as of today
8Will the situation turn better? Only time can tell
Click on Reports for more Details

Briefs

Jun 13: 8Status update on construction of new substation in India Details Details

New model more effective in controlling gas turbine performance

Jun 13: Proportional–integral–derivative (PID) controllers are the gold standard to control the performance of a gas turbine engine meant to supply power
8But it is now noticed that such controllers have their limitations for various reasons and a model predictive control (MPC) system can produce better results.
Click on Reports for more Details

Change of law disputes: Some unanswered questions

Jun 13: What should be the mechanism for processing and reimbursement of admitted claims under Change in Law?
8Then gain, a question has arisen over what kind of jurisdiction regulators have to adjudicate a dispute surrounding a Change in law?
Click on Reports for more Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Jun 13: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders: 
8Supply, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of Numerical Distance, Over-Current & Earth-Fault Protection Relays Details
8Tender for Service Contract for Air sealing in Boilers Details
8Tender for Round the clock Routine, Preventive and breakdown maintenance works of Bowl Mills Details
8Tender for supply of dry type transformer Details
8Tender for supply of various boiler tubes Details
8Tender for Insulation application work in boiler Details
8Tender for Construction of 33kV Feeder bay Details
8Tender for procurement of 33kV current transformers Details
8Tender for procurement of SF6 circuit breakers Details
8Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 02 Nos. 66 kV bays Details
8Tender for Repairing of Legs/Stubs and Supporting structure of equipment’s installed at 220kV Sub Stations Details
8Tender for Procurement of C&I instruments and pneumatic cylinders of Mill reject Handling system Details
8Tender for Procurement of turbine shaft seal assembly Details
8Tender for Procurement of Various type flexible coupling for lube oil pumps of ball tube mills Details
8Tender for supply of 400 kV SF6 Circuit Breakers with Pre Insertion Resistor (PIR) Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Delhi's power demand on Wednesday touches 6904 MW, highest this summer Details
8Siemens supplies propulsion system to Indian Railways Details
8Offshore wind energy O&M spending to grow to 11 billion Euro by 2028 Details
8US excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs Details
8Chile to close eight coal-fired power stations Details
8Power PSU merger on top of Govt agenda Details
8Adani Enterprises wins final approval for long delayed Australian coal mine Details
8BSE’s India INX launches dedicated platform for trading green bonds Details
8Solar tariffs increase marginally in SECI auction Details
8Tangedco stops floating tenders for solar, wind farms Details
8Patna: Install solar plates on govt buildings from this year, says CM Details
8Hydropower construction taking a toll on HP: Report Details
8MERC hearing on solar rooftop metering soon Details
8Industrial growth at 6-month high on improved power, mining output Details
8Vedanta, JSW Energy bid low for stressed Odisha power project Details
8Chandigarh admin to install smart meters seek report on smart grid Details
8No power shortage in Madhya Pradesh, BJP misleading people: Congress Details
8Seven new countries to join Europe's largest intraday power market Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more
Details

Maithon FDG addition: Award in July

Jun 12: Project Name: Maithon Thermal Power Station - Installation of FGD
8Project Cost: 800 Crores
8Project Description: Maithon Power Limited, a JV of Tata Power Limited and Damodar Valley Corporation has floated a tender for installation of a wet limestone based flue gas desulphurization main package in a 1050 (2x525) MW thermal power station located at the Nirsa village, in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Maithon Power Limited is going on with the evaluation of bids. 
8Project Event: Award of FGD is likely to be expected by July 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2018
8RFQ Date: May:2019
8Release Date: July:2019
8Start Date: Q4:2019
8Completion Date: 2023
Click here for more details
Details

Breakthrough technology: Two wheeler charged in five minutes

Jun 14: Yesterday for the first time, it was demonstrated live that a full charge of a two-wheel electric vehicle (EV) can be done in just five minutes.
8An electric scooter equipped with a new ultra-fast charging battery demonstrated that this technology can charge an electric vehicle in only five minutes.
8This proof-of-concept represents a major milestone for ultra-fast charging battery technology and its game-changing potential to accelerate the adoption of EVs.
Click on Reports for more Details

Even Shapoorji Pallonji finds it difficult to keep renewable power outfit in robust health

Jun 14: Even for a heavy duty player like Shapoorji Pallonji, staying put and expanding in the solar industry is turning out to be tougher than it should be
8The company seems to be struggling to put its act together, and to pull in other strategic investors
Click on Reports for more Details

Electricity in 2050: Find out how it is going to pan out

Jun 14: What is the eventual source wise mix of energy in 2050 in global electricity generation
814 different sources are taken into account, and their percentage share has been worked out in five-year installments beginning from now
8The calculations are carried here for different global warming scenarios, beginning from 1.5 degrees
8Also find out what are the investment costs vs accompanying savings in fuel use, under a transition model
Click on Reports for more Details

Long term hydel power procurement: There are downsides to it

Jun 14: Long term PPAs for procurement of hydel power seems not to be the order of the day
8A recent plan to procure power by a utility was curbed
8Then again, instead of going by the availability matrix to calculate capacity charges, the term now to be used is actual supply of power based on design energy for the month
8To avoid dispute a margin of plus, minus 10% is to be kept while using the word generation with respect to design capacity
Click on Reports for more Details

Grouse against coal sampling dismissed

Jun 14: Is it true that current tariff regulations do not specify the location methodology of sampling and analysis of undisputed CGV (ARB) of coal?
8Independent third-party sampling is meant to be done at the receiving end as per certain conditions but this is not really happening on the ground, the complainant said.
8The charge, however, was found to be unwarranted
Click on Reports for more Details

RE procurement by generators: Power minister wants all hurdles cleared

Jun 14: The power minister has ordered resolution of all issues which have come in the way of a generating company procuring renewal energy from anywhere in the country against its own commitment to supply
8A timeline has been set to resolve all issues related to the subject so that such procurement can take off without any hurdle
Click on Reports for more Details

Transmission line outages: Get the schedule here

Jun 14: The website carries here a schedule of transmission line outages in India coming ahead
8The reason for the outage and the period of time are also documented
Click on Reports for more Details

How big a job creator is renewal energy?

Jun 14: How big a job creator is the renewable energy industry
8Clearly much bigger than the conventional power industry
8Find out more on where India figures in the picture
Click on Reports for more Details

Mundra power: Relief granted

Jun 14: A fresh ruling by the CERC has established the change of law process clearly for the Mundra power plant of the Adani Group
8Based on a Supreme Court direction, relief has been granted
Click on Reports for more Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Jun 14: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders: 
8Tender for Erection of 33kV and 11kV Electrical equipment with associated other electrical works Details
8Tender for Laying of 33kv XLPE UG Cable Details
8Tender for Work contract for round the clock Complete Operation and Maintenance of Ash Handling Plant Details
8Tender for Work contract for operation & maintenance of Coal Mill Reject Handling System Details
8Tender for Supply of Vaccum Pump Spares Details
8Tender for RLA study of Boiler at TPS Details
8Tender for Work of carrying out RLA of Boiler Details
8Tender for Work of Running, Maintenance and Servicing of Valves and Hangers of TG Details
8Tender for Supply of 11KV & 33 KV Metering Unit Details
8Tender for Work Contract for overhauling of 04 Nos. Plough feeder with repairing of Plough feeder Blades Details
8Tender for replacement of cooling tower grids, V-bars, drift eliminators and related works of cooling tower Details
8Annual Operation & Maintenance Contract for Electrical Installations & DG sets Details
8Tender for Work Contract for overhauling with repair wherever required of Rotary Breaker Details
8Design, Supply, installation & commissioning of chlorine dioxide system Details
8Tender for Procurement of Non Magnetic Pulleys with plummer blocks for Conveyor Details
8Tender for the work of overhauling/servicing of 245KV SF6 gas breaker Details
8Supply, installation, testing & commissioning of Interface energy meter Details
You can also click on Tenders  for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Adani Green Energy raises Rs 402 cr through offer for sale Details
8Jharkhand: JREDA sets 5MW power target from solar rooftops this year Details
8PFC appoints Ravinder Dhillon as director projects Details
8FICCI recommends lower payment for upgrading stressed ‘power’ accounts Details
8Hydro power production not so ‘clean, green’ Details
8Kalpataru Power gains 2% after PhillipCapital initiates coverage, sees 37% upside Details
8Singareni Collieries Apr-May coal output at 11 MT Details
8Telangana govt to buy 2000 mw additional power from NTPC Details
8Power Minister RK Singh holds meeting with gencos to push clean energy Details
8Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Details
8India sees rise in solar photovoltaic jobs: IRENA Details
8Power minister pitches for flexible generation to boost renewable energy Details
8Nagpur: No property tax on power infra Details
8Adani’s Australia mine project ready to go after getting final nod Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more
Details

Rs 3100 crore pumped storage project: Delayed

Jun 13: Project Name: Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project
8Project Cost: 3187 Crores
8Project Description: There is a delay in the floating of a bid for the selection of consultant for the preparation of a PFR and DPR for the proposed 780 MW (6x130 MW) greenfield pumped storage scheme for drawing additional benefits from an existing hydroelectric power project.
8Project Event: RFQ for an Expression of Interest (EoI) for PFR and DPR consultancy services are likely to be expected by August 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4:2019
8RFQ Date: Aug:2019
8Release Date: Sep:2019
8Start Date: 2022
8Completion Date: 2027
Click here for more details
Details

Coal projects delayed, forcing power companies to go for interim linkages

Jun 13: A spate of coal projects are getting delayed for different reasons.
8And attendant power projects attached to this coal mines are left with no options but to look for extension of interim coal linkages
Click on Reports for more Details

Coal consumption grows in India

Jun 13: Coal consumption grew by 8.7% in 2018.
8India accounted for 70% of the global increase in coal consumption last year
Click on Reports for more Details

2000 MW renewal energy giant in a tight spot

Jun 13: These are difficult times for solar and wind energy
8Here is a giant, with 2000 Mw of renewable capacity which is now on increasingly shaky ground despite strong backing from its promoters
8The journey undertaken by this company and the difficulties it is now facing epitomize what ails this industry as of today
8Will the situation turn better? Only time can tell
Click on Reports for more Details

Briefs

Jun 13: 8Status update on construction of new substation in India Details Details

New model more effective in controlling gas turbine performance

Jun 13: Proportional–integral–derivative (PID) controllers are the gold standard to control the performance of a gas turbine engine meant to supply power
8But it is now noticed that such controllers have their limitations for various reasons and a model predictive control (MPC) system can produce better results.
Click on Reports for more Details

Change of law disputes: Some unanswered questions

Jun 13: What should be the mechanism for processing and reimbursement of admitted claims under Change in Law?
8Then gain, a question has arisen over what kind of jurisdiction regulators have to adjudicate a dispute surrounding a Change in law?
Click on Reports for more Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Jun 13: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders: 
8Supply, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of Numerical Distance, Over-Current & Earth-Fault Protection Relays Details
8Tender for Service Contract for Air sealing in Boilers Details
8Tender for Round the clock Routine, Preventive and breakdown maintenance works of Bowl Mills Details
8Tender for supply of dry type transformer Details
8Tender for supply of various boiler tubes Details
8Tender for Insulation application work in boiler Details
8Tender for Construction of 33kV Feeder bay Details
8Tender for procurement of 33kV current transformers Details
8Tender for procurement of SF6 circuit breakers Details
8Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 02 Nos. 66 kV bays Details
8Tender for Repairing of Legs/Stubs and Supporting structure of equipment’s installed at 220kV Sub Stations Details
8Tender for Procurement of C&I instruments and pneumatic cylinders of Mill reject Handling system Details
8Tender for Procurement of turbine shaft seal assembly Details
8Tender for Procurement of Various type flexible coupling for lube oil pumps of ball tube mills Details
8Tender for supply of 400 kV SF6 Circuit Breakers with Pre Insertion Resistor (PIR) Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Delhi's power demand on Wednesday touches 6904 MW, highest this summer Details
8Siemens supplies propulsion system to Indian Railways Details
8Offshore wind energy O&M spending to grow to 11 billion Euro by 2028 Details
8US excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs Details
8Chile to close eight coal-fired power stations Details
8Power PSU merger on top of Govt agenda Details
8Adani Enterprises wins final approval for long delayed Australian coal mine Details
8BSE’s India INX launches dedicated platform for trading green bonds Details
8Solar tariffs increase marginally in SECI auction Details
8Tangedco stops floating tenders for solar, wind farms Details
8Patna: Install solar plates on govt buildings from this year, says CM Details
8Hydropower construction taking a toll on HP: Report Details
8MERC hearing on solar rooftop metering soon Details
8Industrial growth at 6-month high on improved power, mining output Details
8Vedanta, JSW Energy bid low for stressed Odisha power project Details
8Chandigarh admin to install smart meters seek report on smart grid Details
8No power shortage in Madhya Pradesh, BJP misleading people: Congress Details
8Seven new countries to join Europe's largest intraday power market Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more
Details

Jan 01: Details

Maithon FDG addition: Award in July

Jun 12: Project Name: Maithon Thermal Power Station - Installation of FGD
8Project Cost: 800 Crores
8Project Description: Maithon Power Limited, a JV of Tata Power Limited and Damodar Valley Corporation has floated a tender for installation of a wet limestone based flue gas desulphurization main package in a 1050 (2x525) MW thermal power station located at the Nirsa village, in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Maithon Power Limited is going on with the evaluation of bids. 
8Project Event: Award of FGD is likely to be expected by July 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2018
8RFQ Date: May:2019
8Release Date: July:2019
8Start Date: Q4:2019
8Completion Date: 2023
Click here for more details
Details
  • Jun 12: Coal continues to play a big role in India:Details
  • Jun 12: Greenfield coal projects: Are banks turning off the tap?:Details
  • Jun 12: Bhutan: Has India been unmindful?:Details
  • Jun 12: Maithon FDG addition: Award in July:Details
  • Jun 12: Download Tenders and Newsclips:Details
  • Jun 11: Land developers in Haryana: Load connection payments are sought to be relaxed:Details