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TICKER TAPE – POWER through joint ventures with and commissioning of project. fired thermal power project at state utilities, a model that Incidentally BHEL contributes the Ennore Special Economic NTPC too is considering. It is to more than 90 per cent of the Zone which will be constructed reported NTPC will venture thermal generating capacity on a reclaimed ash pond, into distribution through its of the state utility in Madhya calling for specialised civil wholly owned subsidiary, Pradesh. design, utilising an otherwise NTPC Electric Supply Co, which barren land. The scope of work currently is focused on turnkey $100 MN ADB INVESTMENT includes design, engineering, execution of transmission FOR ACME SOLAR ma nu fac t u r e, s upply, PGCB ORDER FOR ABB projects, project monitoring, The Asian Development Bank construction, erection, testing ABB has won an order worth third-party quality inspection will provide assistance to Acme and commissioning for the EPC `172 crore from Power Grid and consultancy. Solar Energy Pvt to build 200 Package. The equipment for the Company of Bangladesh Ltd MW of solar projects across contract will be manufactured (PGCB) to provide four new INDIAN OIL TO INVEST $4 BN India. Acme Solar - backed by at Bhel's Trichy, Haridwar, turnkey substations and help IN CANADA Electricite de France SA and Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, expand six others, to enhance Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Eren SA — expects to build Bangalore and Jhansi plants, transmission capacity and is poised to make its biggest the capacity by 2016 as per the while the company's Power boost power supply in that investment in Canada in order details offered in the funding Sector - southern region will be country. The four new 132/33kV to secure natural gas for India. proposal. responsible for civil works and substations will be constructed It will invest $4 billion in the erection or commissioning of at Rangamati, Khagrachori, British Columbia province SUZLON WIND PROJECT FOR the equipment. Bianbazar and Sunamganj. to source liquefied natural GUJARAT Additionally, six existing gas from the region. The Wind energy major Suzlon has substations will undergo PSU signed a deal in May to outlined plans to develop a expansion. ABB’s project purchase a 10 per cent stake in 300 MW offshore wind project scope includes design, supply, shale-gas assets and a linked in Gujarat. This comes in the installation and commissioning liquefied natural gas (LNG) wake of the government’s plans of the substations. Key ABB project in British Columbia. It to create an integrated single product supplies include power is reported the Canadian asset window policy for offshore transformers, high and medium will produce as much as 19.68 wind energy projects by next voltage switchgear, control million tonnes of LNG a year year. It is reported the company NTPC TO INVEST $810 MN IN and protection equipment for 25 years starting in 2018. is currently about to undertake SOLAR and substation automation a techno commercial study for Government power major systems conforming to global 600 MW BHEL THERMAL the proposed wind project. The NTPC has outlined plans to IEC 61850 open communication UNIT FOR MP construction of the project will soon set up a 750 MW ultra standards. State-run power equipment begin sometime next year. mega solar photovoltaic maker BHEL has reportedly power project. According to NTPC TO GET INTO POWER operationalised a 600 MW `7800 TANGEDCO company officials, the $810 DISTRIBUTION BIZ thermal unit in Madhya CONTRACT AWARDED million project will come up in State power major NTPC, which Pradesh. It is reported the Tamil Nadu Generation and Madhya Pradesh. The project produces over a quarter of the facility has been commissioned Distribution Corporation Ltd. is seen as a major milestone country’s electricity output, at Madhya Pradesh Power (TANGEDCO) has awarded an in the company’s near-term is toying at the prospect of Generating Company Ltd's EPC contract worth about `7800 target to install 3,500 MW entering the power distribution 2x600 MW Shree Singaji crore to state power equipment solar power capacity over the sector. It is now bidding for thermal power project near major BHEL. The contract is for next five years. It is reported distribution rights in a few cities Dongaliya in the state. It is setting up a 1,320 MW thermal a large portion of the 3.5 GW that could open up the segment reported the first unit of the power project in Tamil Nadu. capacity will come up in the to private sector participation same power project was The EPC contract from the states of Andhra Pradesh to bring in efficiencies in the commissioned by BHEL late company said in a statement. and Telangana where NTPC sector. Presently a few Indian last year. The scope of work It is reported the order is for intends to install similar ultra- cities have private distributors includes design, engineering setting up a 2x660 MW coal- mega solar power projects. u NOVEMBER 2014|construction opportunities 83
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