Power projects on the blink despite clearances by government

22 Jul 2015

Once a haven for infra major investment, power sector is now bereft of capital flow. Past delays still haunt the sector, and there are ...

Is power output a better guide for growth?

18 Jul 2015

As electricity consumption by households and in the agricultural sector follows its trend growth, greater electricity generation is on ...

Transmission and Distribution: Last mile is the longest

19 Jun 2015

NDA govt electrified about 1,100 villages in first year

Charging up like never before

18 Jun 2015

Govt hopes to add 0.21 mn Mw capacity by 2022, against 0.25 mn Mw added over 60 years

Power reforms gain ground in states

27 May 2015

With 40,000 Mw of stalled projects likely to start production soon, states are bailing out discoms and revamping supply network to prepare ...

Why are oil prices fluctuating?

14 Apr 2015

From February to mid-March, oil prices receded rapidly. WTI dropped by 22 per cent in six weeks. Brent crude was down about 15 per cent. ...

From promises to policy

18 Feb 2015

Renewable energy needs government to draft sensible policy

Banks propose fund to cure power sector's woes

26 Nov 2014

As banks struggle with high levels of exposure to the sector, a separate fund for power projects is seen as the next best solution

Closed access

06 Oct 2014

Time to ease bottlenecks in open access for power supplies

SC coal verdict: Power stocks take another beating

26 Aug 2014

Investors rushed to pare their holdings in stocks of Jaiprakash Power, Reliance Power and Adani

Move forward on gas

26 Jun 2014

Modify Rangarajan price, and be firm with licensees

Go off the grid

06 Apr 2014

Policy roadblocks holding back solar power

Advantage Tata Power, pain for NTPC

24 Feb 2014

Tata Power surges 5%; NTPC slumps to five-year low

Yash Birla's business comes under stress

17 Feb 2014

Court cases, investigations, dwindling sales and fall in market capitalisation could make recovery a tough challenge

Lower sales, coal realisations take toll on Tata Power

07 Feb 2014

Tata Power narrowed its consolidated loss to Rs 75 crore for the December 2013 quarter versus Rs 329 crore last year, but the overall ...

PowerGrid: Some hiccups in Q3, but visibility remains intact

06 Feb 2014

While wage arrears and higher costs impacted profits, analysts expect earnings to grow 15%

No spark yet in grand power promise

17 Jan 2014

Of Chhattisgarh's 29 deals over 2006-08 for new thermal projects in a single district, bad homework has meant work has begun on only six of ...

GVK Power: Hopes of debt cut priced in

13 Jan 2014

While sale of stake in airport business and adjacent land will help lower debt, improvement in power business is crucial

Power: Discoms begin shaping up, more to fall in line

31 Dec 2013

Ailing distribution firms in at least three states-- Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu - have readied plans to achieve break-even ...

At Dabhol, it's fight for survival all over again

02 Dec 2013

Shutdown looms over the plant as severe gas shortages cripple production; company doesn't have money to pay the monthly debt instalment of ...


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