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MAR 01 2011

Finance Ministry to form Rs 50,000 cr National Electricity Fund to pace up distribution reforms

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

The Union finance ministry has approved the creation of a Rs 50,000 cr National Electricity Fund to help quicken the pace of distribution reforms in the power sector for attracting investment in ...

MAR 01 2011

SEZs allowed duty-free sale of power to DTA consumers

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

The Centre has allowed duty-free sale of surplus power generated in SEZs to certain type of consumers located outside the special economic zones, like software technology parks. The move ...

MAR 01 2011

MERC implements multi-year tariff framework

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) announced a multi-year tariff (MYT) framework. Under the plan, the companies would have to provide their demand-supply projections, power ...

MAR 01 2011

Coal Ministry planning to launch new coal policy to expedite captive coal block development

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

The Ministry of Coal is planning to introduce a new coal policy to ensure the speedy development of captive coal blocks. As per the proposed policy, captive coal blocks allocated to companies ...

MAR 01 2011

Bids for Cheyyur UMPP in Tamil Nadu to be invited by July 2011

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

The central government is planning to invite bids for the 4,000-MW Cheyyur ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Tamil Nadu in July 2011.The environmental studies for the Cheyyur UMPP are expected ...

MAR 01 2011

Power plant Units Commissioned

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

• NTPC has commissioned its first supercritical technology-based unit of 660 MW at Sipat in Chhattisgarh on February 18, 2011. • AP Genco commissioned the 210 MW of Rayalaseema ...

MAR 01 2011

Nakoda Ltd commissioned 5.25 MW wind power project

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

Nakoda Limited has commissioned a 5.25 MW wind power project at Ratlam district in Madhya Pradesh. The wind power project comprises seven turbines of capacity 750 kW each and will supply about ...

MAR 01 2011

NTPC in plans to set up CCS pilot project

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

NTPC Limited is in discussions with Japanese equipment major Toshiba Corporation to set up a 5 MW carbon capture and storage (CCS) pilot project in India. The project is to be commissioned by ...

MAR 01 2011

NVVN to start getting solar power by Oct 2011

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) is expected to get solar power from the existing photovoltaic (PV) developers that have shifted their projects (migrant projects) under the Jawaharlal ...

MAR 01 2011

US to develop Standards of Data Exchange over smart grid

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) is developing new standard for two-way data communications between utilities and their customers thus bringing the next- generation ...

MAR 01 2011

HUPX expects to trade 12.5% of Hungary's electricity consumption in 2011

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

The Hungarian Power Exchange (HUPX) is expecting to trade 5000 MUs in 2011, about 12.5% of Hungary's electricity consumption. About 30% of national consumption is traded at developed ...

MAR 01 2011

Irans electricity export to Iraq to increase over 1000 MW with construction of new transmission line

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

Iran's electricity export to Iraq will expand over 1000 MW with the construction of a new 400 kV Karkheh-Al-Amarah power transmission line. The project is constructed by Tavanir Company of ...

MAR 01 2011

NASDAQ OMX launches UK power futures

  • IEX Bulletin march-11
  • Created:Tue 01st MAR 2011

NASDAQ OMX launched the UK power futures market which will operate under the N2EX brand, the current UK marketplace for physical power contracts. The N2EX day- ahead auction is the reference ...

FEB 01 2011

Inter-State Transmission charges and Losses Regulation, 2010 to be effective from April 1, 2011

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

The Central Electricity Regulatory C o m m i s s i o n h a s n o t i f i e d t h a t t h e regulations on Inter-State Transmission Charges and Losses would be effective from April 1, 2011. ...

FEB 01 2011

IEGC Regulation, 2010 Clause 5 & 7 related to UI for wind and solar based generator to come into force from Jan 1, 2012

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

T h e C e n t r a l E l e c t r i c i t y R e g u l a t o r y Commission (CERC) has notified that the clauses 5 and 7 of annexure 1 of the Indian Electricity Grid Code Regulations which were ...

FEB 01 2011

Amendment to Tariff Policy 2006 to mandate States to procure Solar Power

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

The central government has approved an amendment to the Tariff Policy 2006, according to which the States would be mandated to buy 0.25 per cent of the total power procured from solar projects ...

FEB 01 2011

Central Govt. approves new power allocation policy to give 50% share to home State from CPSU's TPPs

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

T h e c e n t r a l g o v e r n m e n t h a s approved a new power allocation policy for upcoming thermal power plants of central public sector undertakings (CPSU). According to this policy, from ...

FEB 01 2011

PGCIL to develop transmission system in Jharkhand

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

Power Grid Corporation of India (Powergrid) has bagged Rs 16-billion project from Jharkhand State Electricity Board to develop a transmission system in the state. The project entails setting up ...

FEB 01 2011

RPTL commissions transmission line in Maharashtra

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

Reliance Power Transmission Limited, a wholly- owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Limited, has commissioned the 116-km long 400-kV double circuit Solapur-Karad transmission line in ...

FEB 01 2011

PFC awards contract to Sterlite Transmission Projects Limited to develop ultra mega power transmission project

  • IEX Bulletin feb-11
  • Created:Tue 01st FEB 2011

Sterlite Transmission Projects Limited has bagged the Rs 1,990 crs contract from Power Finance Corporation to develop an ultra mega power transmission project (UMTP) connecting the northern and ...