Debjoy Sengupta

  • CESC drops plans to separate distribution and generation biz

    CESC drops plans to separate distribution and generation biz

    In the filing, CESC said that in continuation of its intimation dated 12 October 2018, informing shareholders that the scheme was made effective from 1 October 2017, except demerger of the generation undertaking of the company into Haldia Energy Ltd, a wholly-owned CESC subsidiary.

    FEDCO ties up with Australian 'Village Energy'

    FEDCO ties up with Australian 'Village Energy'

    FEDCO is a 100% subsidiary of Feedback Infra, provides electricity to consumers across areas in Odisha and Meghalaya. FEDCO will roll out the pilot phase that will involve implementation of Village Energy platform at distribution transformers (DTR) within a single feeder system.

    Coal India invites bids for 100 MW solar project

    Coal India invites bids for 100 MW solar project

    Coal India’s total annual Power requirement for production is around 4.5 billion units which would require setting up 3000 MW of solar power projects. To achieve its goal, the company has formed a joint venture with NLC India (NLCIL) to jointly set up 5000 MW of power generation capacity of which 3000 MW would be solar powered and the rest would be coal-fuelled.

    PSUs' tepid response to 9 coal blocks on offer

    PSUs' tepid response to 9 coal blocks on offer

    Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation showed interest in the Sugia Closed Mine under the seventh tranche and, along with NMDC Ltd and Madhya Pradesh State Mining Corporation, it also aimed for the Tokisud North, a Schedule-II mine. All eight assets on offer in the seventh tranche are Schedule-I blocks.

    Coal India advances target for one billion tonnes production by two years to 2024

    Coal India advances target for one billion tonnes production by two years to 2024

    It was earlier planning to achieve annual production capacity target of one billion tonnes by 2019-20. However, lack of adequate demand and a plethora of issues with respect to raising production levels had forced the company to push back the deadline to 2025-26. This year its production target is 660 million tonnes which it may not achieve either.

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