18 October 2019

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LANCO ARM 371 MW AP POWER PROJECT

Lanco Kondapalli Power Ltd, a subsidiary of Lanco Infratech has operationalised the unit-I of the third phase of Kondapalli power project in Andhra Pradesh. The unit involving a capacity of 371 MW is a part of the combined cycle gas based power project being set up in the Vijaywada region. The project is being developed in three phases.

 

VEMAGIRI POWER PLANT BEGINS OPS

GMR Infrastructure has started commercial operations at its plant in Vemagiri, Andhra Pradesh. The GVPGL power plant with a capacity of 370 MW presently is running at 95 per cent plant load factor and will generate 350 MW of power which will be supplied to AP Transco. The plant is being operational under the Scheme for Utilisation of Stranded Gas based power plants. The scheme envisages government subsidies from the Power System Development Fund (PSDF) through a transparent ebid process.

 

STERLING IN BIG POWER PUSH

Sterling Generators, one of the largest manufacturers of DG Sets in Asia has announced plans to expand its sales network across India in order to take its product closer to its customer base particularly in the tier 2 and 3 cities. Currently Sterling Generators has more than 60 dealers across India and plans to take its network to 120 by 2016 offering a complete range of DG sets from 10 kva up to 3000 kva. Meanwhile Enfinity Philippines Renewable Resources Inc., a subsidiary of Enfinity N.V. a leading solar energy developer in Philippines has appointed Sterling and Wilson to set up their 28.6 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Sanroque, Digos, Davao, Philippines.

 

GLOBAL BIDS FOR NTPC SOLAR PROJECT

Global bids are being invited by state-run power generating major NTPC for its 100 MW solar capacity project in Uttar Pradesh. The project is being executed under the National Solar Mission. The PSU has joined hands with the Uttar Pradesh state government to develop a 375 MW solar power park in Jalon district at an estimated cost of Rs.3000 crore. In addition, the state government plans to hand over about 750 hectares to NTPC on a nominal rent for developing the solar park in a phased manner. The project is a part of the company’s target to set up 10,000 MW renewable energy projects by 2020. In addition, NTPC is also developing the world’s largest solar power project at a single location – Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The project targeting 1000 MW capacity will be executed in three phases, for which Rs.1,779.25 crore will be invested in stage-I.

 

CANAL TOP SOLAR FOR MAHA

Marking the state’s first-of-its-kind initiative, the Maharashtra government plans to set up a canal top solar power project in Jalgaon. The 7.5 MW solar photovoltaic power plant will be developed on a public-private partnership mode. The project to be developed on the lines of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd’s canals in Gujarat aims to reduce evaporation of water from the canals and benefit end-users like farmers. The state government is also looking to achieve various revenue and power sharing models to execute the project.

 

BHEL COMMISSIONS 500 MW THERMAL UNIT

State-owned BHEL has commissioned a 500 MW unit of NTPC’s Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power station. The project is located in the Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. BHEL has earlier commissioned six units (500 MW each) at the Vindhyachal power station. By operationalising the recent unit, BHEL has so far commissioned seven sets of 500 W aggregating to 3,500 MW. BHEL’s scope of work in the contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply and erection besides, commissioning of steam generator and steam turbine generator along with associated auxiliaries, controls and instrumentation. The equipment for the project was manufactured at BHEL's Trichy, Ranipet, Haridwar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Bhopal plants, while the company's power sector-western region undertook erection and commissioning of the equipment.

 

REC TO FUND 4,000 MW THERMAL PROJECT

Rural Electrification Corporation has lent Rs. 16,070 crore to Telangana government for funding the Yadadri Thermal Power Project. The Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Ltd (TSGENCO) will set up the 4,000 MW project at Damcharla in Nalgonda district. So far, the company has lent Rs.20,391 crore for power projects in the state and charges Telangana 11 per cent interest, against the usual rate of 11.5 per cent.

 

WORK ON 2 KUDANKULAM UNITS TO START

Work on the units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) is expected to begin this year. Both the units have received administrative and financial sanctions and will soon commence operations. The project sources technical assistance from Russia and involves a capacity of 1,000 MW per unit. While Unit 1 of KNPP has already been launched for commercial operation, Unit-II is yet to kickstart operations.




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