22 October 2019

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BHEL COMPLETES ODISHA THERMAL PROJECT

 

BHEL has fully commissioned a 2x600 MW thermal power project in Odisha. The scope of work for the Jindal India Thermal Power Ltd plant in the Derang region of Angul district included design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers along with auxiliaries and electrical. The other services included control and instrumentation services.

 

 

 

GAMESA SECURES 100 MW WIND IN MAHA

 

Gamesa India has bagged an order for 100 MW wind power project from Orange Renewable Power. As per the contract Gamesa will supply 50 units of G97-2.0 MW wind turbines to the project at Khanpur in Maharashtra. The turbines will be supplied in two phases. While Phase-I (50 MW) is expected to be fully commissioned by  March this year phase-II (50 MW) will be implemented by June. Gamesa is also responsible for supply, erection and commissioning of the project. Besides, the wind turbine manufacturer will be also responsible for the comprehensive operations and maintenance of the project. The project will showcase a new variant of Gamesa 2.0 MW platform with an increased hub height of 104 m.

 

 

 

WELSPUN SIGNS PPA FOR 100.1 mw SOLAR

 

Clean energy generator Welspun Renewables has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for setting up 100.1 MW solar PV project in Andhra Pradesh. The commitment was made by Vineet Mittal, Vice Chairman, Welspun Renewables during the World Economic Forum’s ‘AP Investment Session’ in the presence of N Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. A cumulative investment of `700 crore would be made to commission the project, it is reported. 

 

 

 

NTPC BARS FOREIGN INVESTORS IN SOLAR

 

State-run power major NTPC has barred three of its new solar power projects from foreign investments. The three projects having a total capacity of 750 MW are being planned in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana.  The project is open only for bids from domestic companies. The PSU though has not yet disclosed the reason behind its action barring participation from foreign investors for its new solar projects. The company has a present solar capacity of 110 MW and aims to set up 3,000 MW of solar projects in the next 3-5 years.

 

 

 

RAY POWER BAGS NEW SOLAR PROJECTS

 

Rays Power Infra has won a contract worth `240 crore to develop 37 MW solar EPC projects in Telangana and Karnataka. The company which is actively involved in the Solar EPC business has acquired the projects at an average Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of `6.7 per unit. Of the total 37 MW projects, 5 MW project will be developed in Karnataka and the remaining 32 MW will be implemented in Telangana.

 

 

 

ALSTOM T&D COMMISSIONS ANTA SUBSTATION

 

Alstom T&D has commissioned Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd’s 765 kV substation at Anta in Rajasthan. The substation is expected to effectively contribute in evacuation of electricity from three crucial power plants in the state – Kalisindh, Kawai and Chhabra – to the national grid. Through the recent commission Anta has emerged as the first region in Rajasthan with the 765 kV substation. Scope of work under the contract involved installation of three banks of 3x500 MVA, 765/400 kV transformers, 765 kV reactors and 765 kV equipment and civil works. The project worth about `421 crore was set up by RVPN under the transmission system augmentation scheme to address the state’s growing energy concerns. The state presently has an installed capacity of more than 5,000 MW.
 

 

$900 BN NEEDED FOR INDIAN POWER

 

A recent study by the research firm PwC has identified an immediate need for 445 GW installed capacity and investments of up to $900 billion to improve the power situation in the country over the next two decades. The amount will be required to be expended on setting up transmission and distribution networks. The report titled ‘The Future of India: The Winning Leap’ has highlighted the immediate need to utilise more renewable power resources and increase the use of digital communication technologies to automate the process of accumulating information and in minimising production costs. It has indicated that by 2034 India will have a per capita power consumption of about 1,800 kW and will need to meet power requirements for an additional population of about 300 million.

 

 

 

IWL WINS 172 MW WIND POWER PROJECTS

 

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd has awarded two contracts for wind farm projects to Inox Wind Ltd (IWL) a subsidiary of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd. The contract respectively involves two wind-farm projects at Gujarat (54 MW) and Rajasthan (118 MW). As per the contract IWL is responsible for supply, erection and commissioning of 86 units of its 2 MW wind turbine generators at Gujarat and Rajasthan. While the Gujarat project is expected to be fully completed by this June, the Rajasthan unit to be implemented in two phases will be completed by March 2016.

 

 

 




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