MoP extends timeline for CEA advisory

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has extended the timeline for the Central Electricity Authority’s (CEA) advisory for inviting bids for boilers and turbine generators for supercritical units by central/state sector power generating companies. The ministry has directed the commission to incorporate a condition of setting up phased indigenous manufacturing facilities. The advisory originally issued in February 2010 had expired on October 2015. It has now been extended to October 2018.