Two state-owned power discoms (distribution companies) of Andhra Pradesh have moved to reopen contracts signed with wind generators in recent months, a step that could impact at least 40 of India’s biggest RE (renewable energy) developers and raises serious questions about the sanctity of contracts. The move is a body blow for RE developers, who […]
Brent crude oil prices crossed the $65 per barrel mark for the first time in three months on Friday putting pressure on rupee which closed at 71.23 against the USD, down 0.1 per cent and the premier benchmark indices at BSE and National Stock Exchange falling by 0.2 per cent on Friday. While a decline […]
BHUBANESWAR: Installation of smart grid system can help tackle power blackouts during disasters and crisis while providing reliable and quality electricity to consumers, experts emphasised here on Thursday.
Almost A year after closure of Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant (GNDTP), Bathinda, Punjab government has decided to run a 100 MW solar power project on 250 acres of land of thermal plant which was used to dump flyash within this complex. This solar power plant will be operated on build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) system in which […]
Over 50 customers protested at the office of Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Limited (DGVCL) here on Tuesday after the electricity company issued power bills by adding extra amount. As per the customers, DGVCL has incorporated an additional amount of Rs 150 to Rs 300 in the power bills, stating that those are pending dues for […]
The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited said Wednesday that it was in process of executing more power projects in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Gujarat and had even forayed into the neighbouring countries of Nepal and Bhutan.
Developers bid record low prices to sell power from solar projects to be built on rooftops of government and private buildings in auctions conducted by Madhya Pradesh.
Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra) on Wednesday said that it has cut its debt to about a third to just Rs 7,500 crore, following the sale of its Mumbai power distribution business to Adani Transmission in a deal valued at Rs 18,800 crore.
Asking if people’s health was “irrelevant” for the government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre and the Union Power Ministry for extending the deadline for thermal power plants to comply with emission norms till 2022.
The district court of Chandigarh on Tuesday acquitted four persons, including an electricity department contractor, from the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in connection with an electrocution death of a man at Sector 37 in 2014.
CITY RESIDENTS may have to shell out more for power. For, the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has proposed imposition of municipal cess on per unit charge of electricity. The municipal cess is likely to be 2 per cent on per unit charge.
As it pushes ahead with the March 2022 target of 227 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy (RE) capacity, India’s green push is dented by the feeble progress on resolving the problems facing the country’s fleet of aging and inefficient coal- and lignite-fuelled thermal plants. A fresh consultation paper issued by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission […]