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Solar power association writes to Gadkari against NTPC's tender conditions

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2020

State-owned NTPC Ltd's refusal to exempt small and medium enterprises from earnest money deposits for its solar power tenders has riled an association of solar energy industry which has now petitioned the government seeking its intervention. The National Solar Energy...

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Tata Power Solar bags Rs 1,505 crore project from NTPC under CPSU scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2020

Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd has received a letter of award from NTPC for a 250 megawatt solar project under the central public sector undertakings (CPSU) scheme. The scheme aims to set up 12,000 MW of solar capacity by government companies by financial year 2022-23. The...

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Govt, NTPC to sign MoU for solar park in Jaisalmer

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

The government is set to ink an agreement with NTPC for developing a 925 megawatt solar park in Jaisalmer that would fetch nearly Rs 4,000 core investment. The ultra-mega solar park at Nokh, spread over 1850 hectare, will be the first project for developing a park under the...

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NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

State-owned power giant NTPC is planning to add 10GW of solar energy generation capacity by 2022, which entails an investment of around Rs 50,000 crore, to be funded mainly by green bonds, a source has said. At present, NTPC has installed renewable energy capacity of 920 MW,...

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NTPC snubs foreign emissions tech, shuts out GE, others from $2 bn orders

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2019

Top Indian electricity generator NTPC has rejected the emissions-cutting technology of GE and other foreign firms for its coal-fired plants, documents show, shutting them out of an estimated $2 billion in orders. Despite struggling with some of the world's worst air pollution...

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Goa to buy solar power from NTPC for next three years

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

The cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal for extending the power purchase agreement executed with M/s NTPC Vidyut Vypar Nigam Ltd (NVVNL) for purchase of solar power by three years. Power minister Nilesh Cabral said that a lower rate of Rs 5.5 per unit has been negotiated...

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Wind energy projects stall as NTPC fails to get tariff nod

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

Yet another developer has withdrawn its winning bid for wind power projects that NTPC auctioned last year, after the state-run company failed to get regulatory approvals for those, revealing further signs of a slowdown in this...

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NTPC may shell Rs 10,000 crore for Centre's stake in NEEPCO, THDC

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

Country's largest power producer NTPC may make an aggressive bid of about Rs 10,000 crore to buy out the Centre's stake in two hydro power producing companies - NEEPCO and THDC, two persons having knowledge of the development said. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (...

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NTPC: Working strongly on electric vehicle charging infrastructure

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

State-owned NTPC on Wednesday said it is working on electric vehicle charging infrastructure as it believes that ultimately mobility through EVs will help. NTPC Executive Director Mohit Bhargava said electric vehicle is a good concept but the larger issue is related to the...

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Indian state-owned utilities tender 45 MW of floating solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2019

Following the trend of utilities embracing floating solar in India, Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has issued a tender for a 10 MW facility at the reservoir of the Rajiv...

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