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Akhilesh cabinet okays 3 thermal power units totalling 1,980 mw

22 Jul 2014

In the backdrop of persistent power crisis, Uttar Pradesh cabinet today approved plans to set up three thermal power units totalling 1,980 ...

TN Generation and Distribution Corp plans to add over 5700 MW before 2020

22 Jul 2014

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO), power utility arm of the Tamil Nadu Government, is expected to add ...

Adani, Tata get APTEL nod for Rs 43,500-crore boost

22 Jul 2014

According to an estimate, dues for Tata Power's 4,000 Mw Mundra plant in Gujarat before last March are Rs 330 cr

MNRE bats for strict renewable power obligation compliance

22 Jul 2014

Pleads SERCs to invoke penal provisions of the regulations against defaulting entities

Power shortage in TN drops below 1% in 2012-13

21 Jul 2014

The peak power demand rose to 13,775-Mw at 293.97 million units in June 201

Govt taking steps to overcome power shortage: Goyal

21 Jul 2014

He said, 'The reasons for shortfall in power inter alia are less generation due to fuel shortage in some power plants'

MP would be power surplus in next four years: Chouhan

21 Jul 2014

He said swift green clearances would help the state to supply electricity to others

State presses for coal linkage for OPGC expansion

20 Jul 2014

To fund the expansion, the company has tied up for a loan of Rs 8660 crore from PFC and REC and executed the necessary agreement with the ...

Tata Power eyes assets for acquisition, overseas opportunities

20 Jul 2014

Pushing ahead with its expansion plans, Tata Power is scouting for investment opportunities in select overseas geographies and eyeing ...

PFC under process to select developer for 3 coal blocks

20 Jul 2014

Power Finance Corporation is under the process of selecting a developer through international bids for three coal blocks that have been ...

Private power producers to discuss future roadmap for sector

20 Jul 2014

Private power generating firms will meet later this month to discuss a new roadmap to expedite capacity addition in the sector.

UP to give free power connections to 1.72 lakh families

19 Jul 2014

The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, ...

Separate ministers needed for Coal and power ministries: Jaiswal

18 Jul 2014

Former Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal today accused the BJP government of improper management of coal reserves in the country and said ...

Weak monsoon, coal crunch hit power production

18 Jul 2014

In Delhi alone, power demand touched a historic high of 5,925 Mw on Tuesday. This was two-and-a-half times the demand in Bihar (2,750 Mw)

DERC increases power rate by 8%

18 Jul 2014

In a bid to improve the revenues of cash-crunched power distribution companies in the national capital, Delhi Electricity Regulatory ...

Power tax sop may 'pass through' govt firms

16 Jul 2014

Only consumers of govt power companies likely to benefit; under the recent guidelines of the CERC, the benefit has to be passed through ...

Private power sector seeks changes in bidding norms for UMPPs

16 Jul 2014

Changes sought include shift from Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Transfer model of development to Build-Own and Operate

Incentives for wind power producers to be simplified

02 Jul 2014

Ahead of the Union Budget next week, the ministry of new and renewable energy has taken up the issue of accelerated depreciation (AD) ...

Moody's expects govt to reduce fuel subsidy bill

02 Jul 2014

Rating agency says govt's approach will involve staggered increases, similar to the ongoing 50 paise per liter hike in diesel prices every ...

Petrol price rises by Rs 1.6 a litre; diesel up by 50 paise

01 Jul 2014

Post the hike, non-branded petrol will cost Rs 73.25 a litre while diesel will be sold at Rs 57.78 per litre in the national capital


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