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  • NEA: 6641 MWh
  • Private Sector: 6963 MWh
  • India: 10088 MWh
  • Tripping: 75 MWh
  • Demand : 22767 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Mexico to move forward on 240-MW Chicoasén II hydro project, not others

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has confirmed forward momentum on the 240-MW Chicoasén II hydroelectric project in Chiapas. This project has been on hold due to problems between owner/operator CFE (Mexico’s state-owned electric company) and unions involved in the construction, according to BNamericas. At the same time, the…

France could shut next two nuclear reactors sooner than expected

Paris- France could shut down its next two nuclear reactors in 2025-2026 if market conditions are right, earlier than expected as it presses ahead with plans to close 14 reactors by 2035, a government consultation document showed on Tuesday. Nuclear-dependent France aims to reduce the share of atomic power in its electricity generation to…

India tops power generation tenders globally in fourth quarter 2019

Kolkata- India topped tenders for power generation capacity globally during the quarter ended December 31. Top issuers of power plant tenders globally for the quarter in terms of power capacity Solar Energy Corporation of India (3,000MW) from four tenders, Northern Indiana Public Service in the United States for 2,600MW from two tenders and NTPC…

Qatar to build solar power plant with Total and Marubeni

Doha- Qatar has signed an agreement with France's Total and Japan's Marubeni to build a solar power project with capacity of about 800 megawatts (MW), Qatar's energy minister said on Sunday. The cost of the project is about 1.7 billion riyals ($467 million), Saad al-Kaabi, who is also chief executive of Qatar Petroleum (QP),…

Rs 53,000 LED threw light on Karnataka scam

BENGALURU- The Karnataka Industrial Development Board (KIADB) has decided to cancel all electrical tenders issued by the previous management, following allegations of a scam after it was found that a work order was issued to change sodium vapour (HSVP) streetlights to LEDs (light emitting diodes) at a staggering Rs 52,890 per 150…

Embankment work at Priest Rapids Dam to cost $13 million less than estimated

The low bid to build a secondary embankment on the Yakima County side of Priest Rapids Dam came in at $33.4 million, almost $13 million less than the engineer’s estimate, reports Managing Director of Power Production Ty Ehrman. The low bidder was IMCO Construction of Ferndale, Wash. Commissioners are expected…

UK looks to offshore wind energy for transition to carbon neutrality

London- Britain, a global leader in offshore wind energy, plans to make the sector one of the pillars of its transition to carbon neutrality in the coming decades. The country aims to quadruple its offshore electricity production capacity by 2030 by utilising the windswept North Sea and a favourable policy environment. "It's more…

India’s 2019 electricity demand rise smallest in six years: Government data

New Delhi - India's annual electricity demand in 2019 grew at its slowest pace in six years with December marking a fifth straight month of decline, government data showed. Power demand rose 1.1 per cent in 2019, the smallest rise since 2013, data compiled by the Central Electricity Authority showed.

First unit of Payra power plant generating electricity

Dhaka- The first unit of 1320 MW Payra coal-fired power plant went into test operation today. “The plant is now generating 100MW power , the production will go up to 660MW when it will go into full operation,” said a power division official. The unit, put into operation utilising the…

China total fuel demand forecast to rise 2.3 per cent to 393 mln tonnes in 2020: CNPC Research

Beijing- * China's natural gas output to rise 8.2 per cent year-on-year to 187.5 bcm in 2020, said the think-thank at China's largest energy producer, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), on Monday. * China's apparent crude oil demand to rise 3.6 per cent year-on-year to 719 million tonnes in 2020 * China forecast…