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Rs 11000 crore hydroelectric power greenfield project; RFQs ahead.  Rs 754 crore construction of 400 kV quad D/C transmission line; bus bar extension work at switchyard is in progress.  Rs 416 crore construction of 765 kV D/C transmission line; preparation of tender is in progress for the pooling station.  India's 2030 clean power financing roadmap: Faces issue of poor financial health of DISCOMs.  Discom deregulation faces Headwinds.  ABB: Expects USD1b Data center market opportunity.  Business Opportunity: EoI for procurement of 444 MW Solar power.  Annual fixed charges allowed for 400 kV D/C transmission assets in Southern Region.  Download Tenders and Newsclips.  Rs 29965 crore greenfield thermal power station; preparation of tender is in progress for the fuel oil system package.  Rs 4766 crore greenfield pumped storage project; further bids are expected soon.  Rs 451 crore construction of 765 kV D/C transmission line; detailed engineering is in progress for S/S.  Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited: Pending approval of final project cost and tariff.  Are Indian homes ready for Electric Cooking?.  Annual fixed charges allowed for transmission system associated with North-West Transmission Corridor Strengthening Scheme.  Download Tenders and Newsclips.  Rs 4446 crore greenfield pumped storage project; RFQs ahead.  Rs 132 crore 220 kV D/C T/L from switchyard project; acquisition of land has just started for tower erection.  Rs 400 kV D/C T/L project; tendering is in progress.  Rs 3403 crore greenfield pump storage project; RFQs ahead.  

Rs 11000 crore hydroelectric power greenfield project; RFQs ahead

Oct 28: 8RFQ for the civil works package(Lot-1) is likely to be floated in Q1 2022.
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Rs 754 crore construction of 400 kV quad D/C transmission line; bus bar extension work at switchyard is in progress

Oct 28: 8RFQ for EPC package for 400kV D/C T/L including design, engineering, manufacture, fabrication, erection, installation, testing, and commissioning of lattice tower, Stringing and its associated civil works is likely to be floated in December 2021.
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Rs 416 crore construction of 765 kV D/C transmission line; preparation of tender is in progress for the pooling station

Oct 28: 8RFQ for design, supply, engineering, fabrication, erection, installation, testing, and commissioning of 765 kV P/S is likely to be floated in November 2021.
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India's 2030 clean power financing roadmap: Faces issue of poor financial health of DISCOMs

Oct 28: 8India’s 2030 renewables target of 450GW is second only to China’s in ambition.
8India secured the highest clean power investment across emerging markets 2011-2020, at $89 billion.
8Much of this investment came from domestic investors at 77% between 2010 and 2019
8But there are however bottlenecks to the development of utility and small-scale renewables capacity
8Most state-owned discoms are financially stressed as they do not have cost reflective retail tariffs
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Discom deregulation faces Headwinds

Oct 28: 8AIPEF opposed the Union government’s order to link 33 kV sub-stations with the power grid, saying it is an “attempt towards privatisation” of the electricity sector through the “backdoor”
8West Bengal is opposing the draft Electricity Amendment Bill 2021 because the present Electricity Act provides for more than one discom operating in one area and cited Mumbai as an example
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ABB: Expects USD1b Data center market opportunity

Oct 28: 8The Data center market opportunity for ABB is USD1b
8Data center market size is expected to scale up from 447MW to 1GW by 2023, led by 36% increase in data usage.
8Management expects 12-17% growth YoY on a steady state basis
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Business Opportunity: EoI for procurement of 444 MW Solar power

Oct 28: 8EoI are invited for procurement of 444 MW Solar power from decentralized solar projects under PM KUSUM scheme
8Know more
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Annual fixed charges allowed for 400 kV D/C transmission assets in Southern Region

Oct 28: 8AFC allowed for 2019-24 tariff period for Neyveli-Trichy 400 kV D/C line at Neyveli TPS-I Expansion Transmission System associated with “Neyveli TS-I” in Southern Region
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Download Tenders and Newsclips

Oct 28: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Tender for the supply of HT Guy Shackle insulators Details
8Tender for procurement of 11 KV polymer composite DISC Insulators Details
8Tender for work of overhauling of Fans, Duct and Dampers Details
8Tender for the work of carrying out annual maintenance & onsite repair of underwater parts of generating unit Details
8Tender for procurement of spares of recirculation valves of boiler feed pump Details
8Tender for procurement of 22 kV polymer composite DISC Insulators Details
8Tender for dismantling of 2 Nos. of existing tower and erection of 2 Nos of 110 kV cable termination towers Details
8Tender for procurement of 22kV AB switches with 22kV PT insulators Details
8Tender for manufacture & supply of 960 Nos. mill liners in Hi- Chrome composition for the ball tube mills Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Pin Insulator Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Shackle insulators Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Metal Parts Details
8Tender for the procurement of Aluminium Knob Details
8Tender for procurement of 3 1/2 ‘ V Cross Arm Details
8Tender for procurement of 4 1/2’ V Cross Arm Details
8Tender for procurement of 11kV 30 KN Strain Disc hardware Details
8Tender for the supply of LT Guy Shackle insulators Details
8Tender for procurement of 11KV standalone structure material complete set Details
8Tender for the supply of LT GI pin Details
8Tender for Supply, Transport and Erection of towers and stringing of 110 KV SC line on DC towers Details
8Tender for supply, installation, testing, commissioning and 5 years comprehensive maintenance of off grid SPV home lighting systems Details
8Tender for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of discharge measurement system Details
8Tender for Bi-Annual rate contract for the work of spray insulation of various Turbine Modules, Valves, Heat Exchangers and associated Pipe Lines Details
8Tender for Work contract for erection and commissioning of 16 MVA UAT transformers Details
8Tender for repair of oil leakage in 50 MVAR shunt reactor Details
8Tender for Day to day maintenance of ash dykes, ash discharge channels and prevention of dyke topping of ash water Details
Click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following newsclips:
8Reliance Power posts Rs 49 cr loss for September quarter Details
8For a robust power market Details
8Industry body urges government to restart coal supplies to aluminium industry Details
8Innovative financing to aid India's renewable energy goal: IEEFA study Details
810% thermal power capacity vulnerable to outage as coal shortage lingers Details
8Torrent Power net profit up 82 pc at Rs 367 cr in Sept quarter Details
8IndiGrid Q2 results: Net profit slips 20% to Rs 68 crore Details
8L&T Q2 results: Consolidated PAT falls 67% YoY to Rs 1,819 crore Details
8Rajasthan ranks 2nd after Karnataka on State Energy Efficiency Index 2020 Details
8NIT-AP develops protocol to address security issues while charging EVs Details
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Rs 29965 crore greenfield thermal power station; preparation of tender is in progress for the fuel oil system package

Oct 27: 8RFQ for the supply, erection, installation of the fuel oil system package is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 4766 crore greenfield pumped storage project; further bids are expected soon

Oct 27: 8RFQ for an EOI for EIA/EMP consultancy services is likely to be floated in Q1 2022.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 451 crore construction of 765 kV D/C transmission line; detailed engineering is in progress for S/S

Oct 27: 8RFQ for the supply, erection, fabrication, installation, testing, and commissioning of 765 kV S/S work is likely to float in December 2021.
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Details

Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited: Pending approval of final project cost and tariff

Oct 27: 8The capital cost for the 1,980-MW project of LPGCL increased by 53% to Rs. 18,575 crore against the initially appraised cost of Rs. 12,112 crore
8The approval for the final project cost and tariff from UPERC are pending
8The approval of the final project without any disallowances and the consequent increase in capacity charges for the previous years, would be a credit positive for the company
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Are Indian homes ready for Electric Cooking?

Oct 27: 8Adoption of eCooking in Indian kitchens currently stands at a low five per cent
893 per cent of the eCooking users rely on LPG as their primary cooking fuel and use electricity as a secondary fuel
8Electric cooking appliances have a high upfront cost, which many households, particularly from low-income groups, would find unaffordable.
8With a fully decarbonised electricity system, a shift to eCooking will be imperative to reduce emissions attributed to cooking
8A nationwide transition to eCooking would translate into additional electricity and load demand of 243 TWh and 300 GW
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Annual fixed charges allowed for transmission system associated with North-West Transmission Corridor Strengthening Scheme

Oct 27: 8An average of Rs 59.50 crore is allowed as AFC for the 2021-24 tariff period for following transmission asset under Transmission System Associated with North-West Transmission Corridor Strengthening Scheme in both Western and Northern Regions
8765 kV S/C Agra-Gwalior Transmission Line Circuit-II along with 400 kV bays
8400 kV D/C Zerda-Kankroli Line along with associated bays
Click on Reports for more
Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Oct 27: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Tender for supply, delivery and operational training /commissioning of Portable 5000V Digital type Insulation Testers Details
8Tender for BMC for running maintenance of Fans APHs and overhauling of Fans Details
8Tender for procurement of Stay Clamp for 9.0 mtr PSC pole Details
8Tender for procurement of HT and LT Stay wire and GI Earth Wire Details
8Tender for procurement 3 Phase Channel Cross Arm and 3 Phase Angle Cross Arm Details
8Tender for procurement Tapping Channel Cross Arm and HT TI Fittings Details
8Tender for Procurement of Anti-fog Porcelain Long rod Insulators Details
8Tender for Work of servicing & repairing of Secondary Reheater coils support structure Details
8Tender for Work of servicing & repairing of Rotary Air Preheaters of Boiler Details
8Tender for supply of 1100 V grade XLPE insulated, Armoured Power Cable Details
8Tender for Miscellaneous works near power house site of 2x2.5 MW SHP Details
8Tender for AMC for emergency and planned works on 500kV line Details
8Tender for work of construction of revetment structure for tower of 400KV ckt Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Open type Fuse unit with LT PIN Insulator Details
8Tender for procurement of 9KV/5KA Distribution Type Metal Oxide Lightning Arrestors Polymeric Housed without Gaps Details
8Tender for procurement Stay Set Complete Details
8Tender for Procurement of electric chain pulley & electric hoist Details
Click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following newsclips:
8Innovative battery tech boosting safety and disrupting the EV sector Details
8What to do about the heavy cost of doing business in India Details
8HPL Electric & Power Ltd secures Rs 178.9 cr order for Smart Meters Details
8Parliamentary panel to study coal import, future of coal-based power Details
8No New Coal Plants In Sri Lanka: Govt Details
8Growth in energy demand declined steeply in September due to low coal availability: Ind-Ra Details
8Thermal power plants in Tamil Nadu emit more toxic gases than permissible: Study Details
8CLP India renamed as Apraava Energy; aims to double energy portfolio in next 3-4 yrs Details
8Reliance Group firm offers Rs 375/share to acquire 4.91 crore shares of Sterling and Wilson Solar Details
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Details

Rs 4446 crore greenfield pumped storage project; RFQs ahead

Oct 26: 8RFQ for an EOI for EIA/EMP consultancy services is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 132 crore 220 kV D/C T/L from switchyard project; acquisition of land has just started for tower erection

Oct 26: 8RFQ for the design, supply, fabrication, erection, installation, testing and commissioning of lattice tower is likely to be floated in November 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 400 kV D/C T/L project; tendering is in progress

Oct 26: 8RFQ for supply, erection, fabrication, installation, testing and commissioning of 400kV S/S work is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 3403 crore greenfield pump storage project; RFQs ahead

Oct 26: 8RFQ for the EOI for an EIA consultant is likely to be floated in Q1 2022.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 11000 crore hydroelectric power greenfield project; RFQs ahead

Oct 28: 8RFQ for the civil works package(Lot-1) is likely to be floated in Q1 2022.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 754 crore construction of 400 kV quad D/C transmission line; bus bar extension work at switchyard is in progress

Oct 28: 8RFQ for EPC package for 400kV D/C T/L including design, engineering, manufacture, fabrication, erection, installation, testing, and commissioning of lattice tower, Stringing and its associated civil works is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 416 crore construction of 765 kV D/C transmission line; preparation of tender is in progress for the pooling station

Oct 28: 8RFQ for design, supply, engineering, fabrication, erection, installation, testing, and commissioning of 765 kV P/S is likely to be floated in November 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

India's 2030 clean power financing roadmap: Faces issue of poor financial health of DISCOMs

Oct 28: 8India’s 2030 renewables target of 450GW is second only to China’s in ambition.
8India secured the highest clean power investment across emerging markets 2011-2020, at $89 billion.
8Much of this investment came from domestic investors at 77% between 2010 and 2019
8But there are however bottlenecks to the development of utility and small-scale renewables capacity
8Most state-owned discoms are financially stressed as they do not have cost reflective retail tariffs
Click on Reports for more
Details

Discom deregulation faces Headwinds

Oct 28: 8AIPEF opposed the Union government’s order to link 33 kV sub-stations with the power grid, saying it is an “attempt towards privatisation” of the electricity sector through the “backdoor”
8West Bengal is opposing the draft Electricity Amendment Bill 2021 because the present Electricity Act provides for more than one discom operating in one area and cited Mumbai as an example
Click on Reports for more
Details

ABB: Expects USD1b Data center market opportunity

Oct 28: 8The Data center market opportunity for ABB is USD1b
8Data center market size is expected to scale up from 447MW to 1GW by 2023, led by 36% increase in data usage.
8Management expects 12-17% growth YoY on a steady state basis
Click on Reports for more
Details

Business Opportunity: EoI for procurement of 444 MW Solar power

Oct 28: 8EoI are invited for procurement of 444 MW Solar power from decentralized solar projects under PM KUSUM scheme
8Know more
Click on Reports for more
Details

Annual fixed charges allowed for 400 kV D/C transmission assets in Southern Region

Oct 28: 8AFC allowed for 2019-24 tariff period for Neyveli-Trichy 400 kV D/C line at Neyveli TPS-I Expansion Transmission System associated with “Neyveli TS-I” in Southern Region
Click on Reports for more
Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Oct 28: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Tender for the supply of HT Guy Shackle insulators Details
8Tender for procurement of 11 KV polymer composite DISC Insulators Details
8Tender for work of overhauling of Fans, Duct and Dampers Details
8Tender for the work of carrying out annual maintenance & onsite repair of underwater parts of generating unit Details
8Tender for procurement of spares of recirculation valves of boiler feed pump Details
8Tender for procurement of 22 kV polymer composite DISC Insulators Details
8Tender for dismantling of 2 Nos. of existing tower and erection of 2 Nos of 110 kV cable termination towers Details
8Tender for procurement of 22kV AB switches with 22kV PT insulators Details
8Tender for manufacture & supply of 960 Nos. mill liners in Hi- Chrome composition for the ball tube mills Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Pin Insulator Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Shackle insulators Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Metal Parts Details
8Tender for the procurement of Aluminium Knob Details
8Tender for procurement of 3 1/2 ‘ V Cross Arm Details
8Tender for procurement of 4 1/2’ V Cross Arm Details
8Tender for procurement of 11kV 30 KN Strain Disc hardware Details
8Tender for the supply of LT Guy Shackle insulators Details
8Tender for procurement of 11KV standalone structure material complete set Details
8Tender for the supply of LT GI pin Details
8Tender for Supply, Transport and Erection of towers and stringing of 110 KV SC line on DC towers Details
8Tender for supply, installation, testing, commissioning and 5 years comprehensive maintenance of off grid SPV home lighting systems Details
8Tender for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of discharge measurement system Details
8Tender for Bi-Annual rate contract for the work of spray insulation of various Turbine Modules, Valves, Heat Exchangers and associated Pipe Lines Details
8Tender for Work contract for erection and commissioning of 16 MVA UAT transformers Details
8Tender for repair of oil leakage in 50 MVAR shunt reactor Details
8Tender for Day to day maintenance of ash dykes, ash discharge channels and prevention of dyke topping of ash water Details
Click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following newsclips:
8Reliance Power posts Rs 49 cr loss for September quarter Details
8For a robust power market Details
8Industry body urges government to restart coal supplies to aluminium industry Details
8Innovative financing to aid India's renewable energy goal: IEEFA study Details
810% thermal power capacity vulnerable to outage as coal shortage lingers Details
8Torrent Power net profit up 82 pc at Rs 367 cr in Sept quarter Details
8IndiGrid Q2 results: Net profit slips 20% to Rs 68 crore Details
8L&T Q2 results: Consolidated PAT falls 67% YoY to Rs 1,819 crore Details
8Rajasthan ranks 2nd after Karnataka on State Energy Efficiency Index 2020 Details
8NIT-AP develops protocol to address security issues while charging EVs Details
Click on Newsclips for more
Details

Rs 29965 crore greenfield thermal power station; preparation of tender is in progress for the fuel oil system package

Oct 27: 8RFQ for the supply, erection, installation of the fuel oil system package is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 4766 crore greenfield pumped storage project; further bids are expected soon

Oct 27: 8RFQ for an EOI for EIA/EMP consultancy services is likely to be floated in Q1 2022.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 451 crore construction of 765 kV D/C transmission line; detailed engineering is in progress for S/S

Oct 27: 8RFQ for the supply, erection, fabrication, installation, testing, and commissioning of 765 kV S/S work is likely to float in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited: Pending approval of final project cost and tariff

Oct 27: 8The capital cost for the 1,980-MW project of LPGCL increased by 53% to Rs. 18,575 crore against the initially appraised cost of Rs. 12,112 crore
8The approval for the final project cost and tariff from UPERC are pending
8The approval of the final project without any disallowances and the consequent increase in capacity charges for the previous years, would be a credit positive for the company
Click on Reports for more
Details

Are Indian homes ready for Electric Cooking?

Oct 27: 8Adoption of eCooking in Indian kitchens currently stands at a low five per cent
893 per cent of the eCooking users rely on LPG as their primary cooking fuel and use electricity as a secondary fuel
8Electric cooking appliances have a high upfront cost, which many households, particularly from low-income groups, would find unaffordable.
8With a fully decarbonised electricity system, a shift to eCooking will be imperative to reduce emissions attributed to cooking
8A nationwide transition to eCooking would translate into additional electricity and load demand of 243 TWh and 300 GW
Click on Reports for more
Details

Annual fixed charges allowed for transmission system associated with North-West Transmission Corridor Strengthening Scheme

Oct 27: 8An average of Rs 59.50 crore is allowed as AFC for the 2021-24 tariff period for following transmission asset under Transmission System Associated with North-West Transmission Corridor Strengthening Scheme in both Western and Northern Regions
8765 kV S/C Agra-Gwalior Transmission Line Circuit-II along with 400 kV bays
8400 kV D/C Zerda-Kankroli Line along with associated bays
Click on Reports for more
Details

Download Tenders and Newsclips

Oct 27: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Tender for supply, delivery and operational training /commissioning of Portable 5000V Digital type Insulation Testers Details
8Tender for BMC for running maintenance of Fans APHs and overhauling of Fans Details
8Tender for procurement of Stay Clamp for 9.0 mtr PSC pole Details
8Tender for procurement of HT and LT Stay wire and GI Earth Wire Details
8Tender for procurement 3 Phase Channel Cross Arm and 3 Phase Angle Cross Arm Details
8Tender for procurement Tapping Channel Cross Arm and HT TI Fittings Details
8Tender for Procurement of Anti-fog Porcelain Long rod Insulators Details
8Tender for Work of servicing & repairing of Secondary Reheater coils support structure Details
8Tender for Work of servicing & repairing of Rotary Air Preheaters of Boiler Details
8Tender for supply of 1100 V grade XLPE insulated, Armoured Power Cable Details
8Tender for Miscellaneous works near power house site of 2x2.5 MW SHP Details
8Tender for AMC for emergency and planned works on 500kV line Details
8Tender for work of construction of revetment structure for tower of 400KV ckt Details
8Tender for procurement of LT Open type Fuse unit with LT PIN Insulator Details
8Tender for procurement of 9KV/5KA Distribution Type Metal Oxide Lightning Arrestors Polymeric Housed without Gaps Details
8Tender for procurement Stay Set Complete Details
8Tender for Procurement of electric chain pulley & electric hoist Details
Click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following newsclips:
8Innovative battery tech boosting safety and disrupting the EV sector Details
8What to do about the heavy cost of doing business in India Details
8HPL Electric & Power Ltd secures Rs 178.9 cr order for Smart Meters Details
8Parliamentary panel to study coal import, future of coal-based power Details
8No New Coal Plants In Sri Lanka: Govt Details
8Growth in energy demand declined steeply in September due to low coal availability: Ind-Ra Details
8Thermal power plants in Tamil Nadu emit more toxic gases than permissible: Study Details
8CLP India renamed as Apraava Energy; aims to double energy portfolio in next 3-4 yrs Details
8Reliance Group firm offers Rs 375/share to acquire 4.91 crore shares of Sterling and Wilson Solar Details
Click on Newsclips for more
Details

Rs 4446 crore greenfield pumped storage project; RFQs ahead

Oct 26: 8RFQ for an EOI for EIA/EMP consultancy services is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 132 crore 220 kV D/C T/L from switchyard project; acquisition of land has just started for tower erection

Oct 26: 8RFQ for the design, supply, fabrication, erection, installation, testing and commissioning of lattice tower is likely to be floated in November 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 400 kV D/C T/L project; tendering is in progress

Oct 26: 8RFQ for supply, erection, fabrication, installation, testing and commissioning of 400kV S/S work is likely to be floated in December 2021.
Click here for more details
Details

Rs 3403 crore greenfield pump storage project; RFQs ahead

Oct 26: 8RFQ for the EOI for an EIA consultant is likely to be floated in Q1 2022.
Click here for more details
Details
  • Oct 26: Rs 253 crore 765 kV D/C pool transmission line; preparation of tender is in progress:Details
  • Oct 26: Rs 9882 crore supercritical thermal power expansion project; re-tendering is yet to start for the EPC package for main plant works:Details
  • Oct 26: NHPC pays final dividend of Rs 249.44 Crore to Government of India:Details
  • Oct 26: India becomes the only large electricity market in the world to implement GDAM:Details
  • Oct 26: 1967 MW Power Station: AFC allowed for the generating station:Details
  • Oct 26: PM GatiShakti- National Master Plan: What is the impact on power sector?:Details