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CERC issues power trading license to Parshavnath Power


According to reports, electricity regulator CERC has granted an inter-state power trading license to Parshavnath Power Projects Private Ltd. “Parshavnath Power Projects meets the net worth requirements specified by CERC for grant of licence and has fulfilled other conditions,” the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission said in an order. The balance sheet submitted by the company on September 30, 2013, showed its net worth was Rs 2.66 crore. “Any entity applying for the trading license should have net worth of Rs ... Read More »

Accenture to implement SAP tool for Azure Power


According to reports, Solar power producer Azure Power has selected Accenture to implement an SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to support and drive growth in its solar generation business, the company said in a statement on Thursday. Accenture will provide implementation services in support of the SAP solution to Azure Power to help strengthen its business processes and improve planning, budgeting, forecasting, supply chain and revenue projections. The new solution will help the company scale its solar footprint across ... Read More »

National Power Exchange plan shelved;CERC withdraws permission


According to reports, after dilly-dallying for nearly five years, promoters of National Power Exchange have decided to wind up the company. National Power Exchange is jointly promoted by NTPC, PFC and NHPC and private sector Tata Consultancy Services. Following the promoters’ decision, electricity regulator CERC has withdrawn the permission granted to the exchange for starting power trading business. At present, there are two power bourses in the country, Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange India. The Central Electricity Regulatory ... Read More »

BMC develops Banganga waste water treatment plant in Maharashtra, India


According to reports, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has developed a wastewater treatment plant at Banganga wastewater pumping station in Walkeshwar of Maharashtra, India. According to the company, the new plant is capable of treating 1.5 million liter water that will be distributed by May 2014 end in Raj Bhavan garden, Kamala Nehru Park, Priyadran garden with State Ministers’ garden and other areas in Walkeshwar. The cost of the new Banganga waste water treatment is estimated to be around INR25m. ... Read More »

Award-winning Indian SMEs partner for sustainability project


According to reports, a Karnataka-based musical and academic educational trust has tied up with SELCO India to implement its award-winning sustainability project. Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya (KSV) was granted $100,000 at the 2014 Zayed Future Energy Prize award ceremony for its student-led project to become self-sustainable using energy efficiency, solar technology and bio-gas energy. The school has partnered with SELCO India, the 2014 Small and Medium Enterprises finalist, that uses renewable energy for alleviating poverty, to build a solar powered ‘green ... Read More »

DoT pushes green policy for telecom sector


According to reports, aiming to adopt green policy in the telecom sector, the Department of Telecom (DoT) set a 2019 deadline for service providers to reduce carbon emission from mobile networks by 17 per cent. The roadmap to encourage green energy in the telecom sector, prepared by the DoT, says at present 80-90 per cent of power requirements for rural towers are met by diesel generator sets, each of which consumes 8,760 litres of diesel a year if it runs ... Read More »

Vadodara railway division bags efficiency awards


According to reports, the Vadodara division of Western Railway (WR) has bagged four efficiency shields for the year 2013-14. The shields of general manager are given every year in various categories for outstanding performance by divisions under the Western Railway. The Vadodara division bagged the shields in commercial, medical, security and energy efficiency categories. The division generated Rs 2,444.32 crore revenue in 2013-14 which was higher by 15.46 per cent compared to the last financial year earning it the commercial ... Read More »

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