India adds 1,732 MW of hydro-power capacity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydro-electric projects in Himachal Pradesh, representing 1,732 MW of generating capacity, to the nation today. The biggest of the three is NTPC’s Koldam, which has four generating units of 200 MW each. The second biggest was Parbati Stage-III, which comprises 4 units of 130 MW each and is operated […]

ABB creates record with 1.2 mln volt transformer for new India grid

Power generator ABB said it developed, manufactured and energized a 1.2 mln volts ultra high voltage power transformer to support India’s plans to build a 1,200 kV transmission system. The new grid will supplement the existing 400 kV and 800 kV networks as demand for electricity increases. “The 1.2 million volt transformer represents the highest […]

India Power Corporation enter into joint venture with German based Uniper

India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL), a power generation company, has entered into a 50:50 joint venture service company- “India Uniper Power Services” with German based Uniper, said t he company. The new JV will offer services like flexible and customised plant operations and maintenance, asset monitoring software and analytical tools, flexibilisation of units, lifecycle extension, […]

Tata Power South African JV starts operations at 95 MW wind farm

Tata Power’s South African joint venture Cennergi started commercial operations at its 95 MW Wind farm project in South Africa’s Tsitsikamma Community. The wind farm comprises of 31 V-112 3.075 MW Vestas, high-wind turbine with very high capacity factor. As the preferred bidder, Cennergi was selected for two wind projects under the second window of the Renewable […]