User: sumerenergy Topic: Infra Power Energy
Category: Infra Power Energy
Last updated: Feb 22 2018 21:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 28,352    
Essel Group arm to invest Rs 4,250 cr in electronic vehicle segment in UP 22.2.2018 General News
Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL), the infrastructure arm of Essel Group on Thursday, announced its foray into the electronic vehicle (EV) segment by committing investments worth Rs 4,250 crore for the sector in Uttar Pradesh.
Also found in: [+]
Founding conference of International Solar Alliance on March 11 22.2.2018 General News
The founding conference of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) will be held here on March 11, it was announced on Thursday.
Also found in: [+]
Govt ropes in Nilekani for developing IT infra for healthcare scheme 22.2.2018 General News
Tech billionaire Nandan Nilekani will assist the government in developing IT infrastructure for the mega National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), which seeks to cover 10-crore families, a senior Niti Aayog official has said. The IT infrastructure for the healthcare scheme will be of a huge scale as was required for Aadhar and will have to be scaled up gradually in view of the massive range of the programme. Former UIDAI chairman Nilekani -- the brain behind the Aadhaar -- is also a member of the GST return simplification committee. "We have consulted Nilkeni, we want to build Aadhar like model for the scheme (NHPS)... He has agreed to help us," the official said. The premium on insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh for every eligible household under the NHPS has been pegged at around Rs 900-1,000 per family annually, lower than the earlier estimate of Rs 1000-1,200. Under the funding arrangement, the Centre will provide 60 per cent fund, while the remaining money would have to come from ...
Also found in: [+]
Essel Infraprojects to invest Rs 4,250 cr in EV venture 22.2.2018 General News
Essel Group firm Essel Infraprojects Limited (EIL) today announced its foray into electric vehicles (EV) segment with a planned investment of Rs 4,250 crore. EIL has inked Memorandum of Understanding to this effect at the UP Investors Summit in Lucknow, the company said in a statement. "EIL has committed an investment of Rs 3,000 crore for bringing out 1,000 E-buses from intrastate UP to the NCR region. In addition, Rs 500 crore will be used for development of e-rickshaw with battery charging and swapping stations," it added. The company further said will also be investing Rs 750 crore for development of bus terminus in the Uttar Pradesh, where it expects to generate more than 50,000 employment opportunities from its EV venture. Under the MoUs signed with the state government, Essel Infraprojects will cover sectors like energy, roads and tourism, the statement added. Besides, Essel has also pledged to invest in projects of waste management, water supply and smart cities in the state.
Also found in: [+]
India, France to jointly hold ISA Summit in March 22.2.2018 General News
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary Anand Kumar on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and France President Édouard Philippe will jointly hold an International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit at the President house in New Delhi on March 11."It was conceived by India and jointly launch by India and France on the sidelines of Paris climate summit," Kumar said in a media briefing by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).The head of governments, representatives and ministers from 50 countries will also be attending the event.Kumar further said that two new programmes on scaling solar e-mobility and storage, and on rooftop solar will be inaugurated during the summit."French President will be here in New Delhi on March 11, he said, adding that, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will also take part.The ISA is the first treaty-based intergovernmental organisation to be based in
Also found in: [+]
Bengal to award India's largest floating solar plant by March 22.2.2018 General News
The West Bengal government was expecting to award the country's single largest grid connected floating solar power project in Murshidabad by March, a top official said here today. "Tender had been floated for the project and we hope to award the contract in March. Once it is successfully executed at Sagardighi Thermal Power Project, we have lined up at least two more such large projects," state Power Commissioner A N Biswas said on the sidelines of an event of Forum of Regulators of Eastern and North Eastern states. As of December, Kerala has the largest floated PV solar project of 500 Kwh size. "The two other proposed projects are 5 MW floating solar project at the site of Santaldih and 10 MW at Barkeswar thermal power plants. But, we will wait till the first one gets executed," he said. The project is being executed by West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited. It is set to be developed on Raw Water Pond Number 3 of the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project on a ...
Also found in: [+]
Indian scientists develop next generation technology loop to generate clean energy 22.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian scientists have developed a super critical carbon di oxide Brayton test loop facility that would help generate clean energy from future power plants including solar thermal. This next generation technology loop was developed indigenously by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Also found in: [+]
I appeal all State Governments to make mother tongue a mandatory subject at least up to high school level: Vice President 22.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu appealed all State Governments to make mother tongue a mandatory subject at least up to high school level. Delivers 11th Convocation address at Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, in Chennai today.
Also found in: [+]
Tolling contracts help MEP Infrastructure Developers with a stellar show 22.2.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The company has operation and maintenance contract for the Bandra-Worli sea link project worth Rs 3.25 bn for a period of three years
Also found in: [+]
RInfra bags Rs 36.4 billion contract for thermal power plant in TN 22.2.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) today said it has won a Rs 3,647 crore contract from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) for work related to Uppur Thermal power project. "RInfra has won a prestigious engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Rs 3,647 crore from TANGEDCO for balance of plant (BoP) package and allied civil works for 2 x 800 MW supercritical coal-based Uppur Thermal Power Project at Ramanathapuram District in Tamil Nadu," RInfra said in a statement. The contract entails design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of BoP package and allied civil works on EPC basis. The project is to be commissioned in 36 months. The infrastructure major said its EPC division has won the contract in international competitive bidding amidst competition from leading EPC players like BHEL, L&T, Tata Projects and BGR. With this contract, Reliance Infrastructure Limited's EPC order book now stands at over Rs 15,000 ..
Also found in: [+]
Delhi sealing: How a world-class city was turned into an urban mess 22.2.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The city has lost its way and answers can come only through a cooperative decision making system, not a competing one
Also found in: [+]
ReNew Power inks pact with UP govt to set up 1200 MW renewable energy capacity 21.2.2018 General News
ReNew Power Ventures today said it has inked a pact with the Uttar Pradesh government to invest Rs 8,000 crore for 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity, a move which can create 12,000 jobs in the state. ReNew Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Uttar Pradesh today to facilitate development of 1200 MW of renewable energy installed capacity in the state, a company statement said. According to the statement, an investment of Rs 8,000 crore is proposed to commission these projects which are slated to help the state meet its energy needs. The MoU was signed as part of UP Investors Summit 2018, in the presence of Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath. The company proposal to develop 1,000 MW of installed capacity for solar power projects along side another 200 MW for waste-to-energy projects is in line with the Indias goal to provide access to energy for all through clean energy. These projects have the potential to create direct ...
Also found in: [+]
Electrify every Arunachal village by May 1: Union Minister 21.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy Raj Kumar Singh on Wednesday directed officials to expedite the work to electrify every village in Arunachal Pradesh by May 1.
Also found in: [+]
IRB Infra SPV gets 'appointed date' from NHAI for R'sthan road proj 21.2.2018 General News
IRB Infrastructure Developers today said its SPV has got the appointed date -- the date on which the project starts -- from the state-run National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for a Rs 1,526-crore highway project in Rajasthan. "KG Tollway Private Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary and a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd, has received appointed date from the NHAI for its Kishangarh to Gulabpura six laning highway project," IRB Infra said in a statement. The SPV, in line with the NHAI's appointed date, has started tolling as well as construction work on the 90 km corridor of NH-79A and NH-79 from today and has started revenue generation. Commenting on the development, Virendra D Mhaiskar, Chairman and Managing Director, IRB Infra, said, "With this encouraging development, all our projects in Rajasthan have become revenue generating projects. We are sure that the project, on completion, will bring congestion free, safe and comfortable travel experience .
Also found in: [+]
Avaada Power commits Rs 10,000 cr investment in UP 21.2.2018 General News
Avaada Power, a clean energy company, today said it will invest Rs 10,000 crore in setting up 1,600 MW solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The firm signed an MoU with the UP government during Investors Summit 2018, here. "The projects will be developed across Mirzapur, Badaun, Gorakhpur and Bundelkhand districts," the company said in a statement adding that the investment will churn out nearly 3,700 jobs. Avaada's projects will help UP meet its annual target of 2,000 MW production capacity of solar energy. The state has an installed capacity of 569.35 MW solar energy and has the potential to touch a high generation figure of 22.8 GW. "With its solar commitment, the organisation will be able to mitigate nearly 25,79,820 tonne of carbon emissions on an annual basis. Clean energy generated through these projects will be enough to power nearly 7.44 million households in UP," the statement said. Chairman of Avaada Group Vineet Mittal said:"We are geared up to support UP's mission of utilising
Also found in: [+]
India needs to 'move fast' to tackle air pollution: UNEP chief 21.2.2018 General News
No one thought air pollution was a big problem in India two years back but this is changing "rapidly" now, UNEP chief Erik Solheim said, asserting that the country has "ambitious" visions on environment. India should enhance its actions in three areas, renewable energy, mobility and transforming the agricultural sector, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said. Solheim is in India for a week. He stressed that India needs to "move fast" to tackle the issue of air pollution. "China and India are both countries with ambitious visions on environment. Yes, in recent years, China has moved quickly on air pollution, and I see India moving in that direction as well. "Two years ago, no one thought air pollution was a big problem in India, now that is changing, and rapidly," Solheim said. Terming India's efforts to fight air pollution in New Delhi and other big cities as "very encouraging", he had earlier said that the country's experience in harmonising ...
Also found in: [+]
Volumes spurt at Schneider Electric Infrastructure Ltd counter 21.2.2018 General News
Schneider Electric Infrastructure Ltd registered volume of 44.38 lakh shares by 14:19 IST on NSE, a 31.86 fold spurt over two-week average daily volume of 1.39 lakh shares
Also found in: [+]
Sadbhav Infra rises after emerging as lowest bidder for project 21.2.2018 General News
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project was up 2.01% to Rs 137.05 at 14:37 IST on BSE after the company said it has been declared lowest bidder for a stretch of port connectivity project in Andhra Pradesh.
Also found in: [+]
Export credit agencies: Potential partners for Indian infrastructure (Column: Behind Infra Lines) 21.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Export credit agencies (ECAs) have globally played a significant role in promoting trade and investments by providing insurance and funding. It is important for global infrastructure investors and the Indian government to look at ECAs as a significant enabler of much-needed infrastructure investments in India.
Also found in: [+]
Volumes jump at Schneider Electric Infrastructure Ltd counter 21.2.2018 General News
Schneider Electric Infrastructure Ltd witnessed volume of 26.34 lakh shares by 10:53 IST on BSE, a 56.1 times surge over two-week average daily volume of 46949 shares
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 28,352