16 October 2018

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Power

RAJASTHAN RAIL TO RUN ON WIND ENERGY

Authorities in Rajasthan have outlined plans to run trains in the state on wind energy with a view to promote non-conventional energy sources. The railways subsidiary IRCTC has set up a new firm Railway Energy Management Company (REMC) with an investment of Rs.160 crore to set up a 25 MW wind power project at Dangri village in Jaisalmer district. It is reported the Union rail ministry intends to reduce diesel consumption and fuel expenses and is working on an action plan for running engines and trains on non-conventional power. The rail ministry will set up around 1000 MW solar power projects and windmill units over the next five years and is inviting tenders from the private sector.

 

 

MULTI SOURCE MICROGRID FROM ABB

India’s first fully fledged multi-source microgrid by ABB has been inaugurated by Union Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal Powered by solar and wind it can generate up to 125 kilovolt ampere (kVA) - enough clean energy for around 4,000 rural households. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art battery bank for power storage and balancing, and can function independently or as a supplement to the main grid.  ABB has executed more than 30 microgrid projects across the globe and is well placed to offer support to the government in its ambitions for power for all.

 

 

GAMESA LAUNCHES TN SOLAR PROJECT

Global renewable energy firm Gamesa has announced the commissioning of its maiden solar project in India. By commissioning the 9 MW turnkey solar project near Madurai, Tamil Nadu, Gamesa has successfully entered the promising solar territory with the intention of winning similar orders given the new found thrust to achieve more from renewable power. Customers based out of Tamil Nadu stand to gain from the first MW scale Solar Farm by Gamesa. In July 2015 Gamesa announced its strategic entry into the solar market, conveying the company’s decision to offer EPC solutions for MW scale, roof-top projects and rural-micro grid projects.

 

 

BAGLIHAR HYDEL PROJECT- II INAUGURATED

Stage two of the 450 MW Baglihar Hydel Power Project over the river Chenab has been commissioned on schedule raising its total installed power generation capacity to 900 MW. It may be recalled stage-I of the project with a similar installed capacity was commissioned in 2008. The project is a state sector hydel project being run by State Power Development Corporation. The project will generate power between May and September every year and annual generation from stage-II will be about 1,302 million units.

 

 

BHEL BAGS AP SUPERCRITICAL PROJECTS

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has secured orders worth at Rs.46,140 million, for setting up two supercritical thermal power projects in Andhra Pradesh.  These relate to supplying equipment for the 1x800 MW Dr. Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station Stage-V of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGENCO) and the 1x800 MW Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station (SDSTPS) Stage-II of the Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd. (APPDCL). BHEL's scope of work in the projects includes supply, erection and commissioning of Boilers, Turbines, Generators and associated auxiliaries. With these orders, BHEL has now contracted 43 supercritical steam generators (Boilers) and 38 supercritical steam turbine generators – the highest by any power equipment manufacturer.

 

 

MYTRAH TO RAISE $185 MN FOR SOLAR

Renewable energy major Mythrah Energy has outlined plans to raise Rs.1,000-1,200 crore of equity for solar projects. The company wants to achieve financial closure of 380 MW of solar projects in the next 6-8 months. The independent power producer with 580 MW of wind energy plants operational now plans to triple operational capacity over the next 18 months.

 

 

SUN SALLY LIGHTING PLANT FOR UP

The Sun Sally Group, a lighting solutions company, has announced plans to set up its maiden manufacturing unit in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in the next few weeks. The company already has a manufacturing plant at Kolkata, West Bengal. The Lucknow plant will assemble solar power panels and LED bulbs for marketing in the UP and adjoining markets, it is reported. The one-year-old company is also looking to launch its range of products to other parts of India in a phased manner.

 

 

SU-KAM INSTALlS DELHI SOLAR ROOFTOP

A 40 KWp rooftop solar power plant has been installed for Allied Engineering Works by Su-Kam Power Systems in the national capital New Delhi. The power backup solutions provider has installed the plant under a contract with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL). It is reported the grid-connected plant will produce 56,000 units of electricity, thus contributing to energy savings to the extent of Rs.5 lakh every year. Su-Kam has been entrusted with the overall responsibility of designing, supplying, testing and commissioning of the power plant.




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