Arunabha Ghosh: Build capacity for energy diplomacy

20 Apr 2015

In 1911, Winston Churchill, then first lord of the Admiralty, made the decision to change the Royal Navy's primary fuel from coal (which ...

Vandana Gombar: 'Fight, flight or adapt'

18 Feb 2015

For commercial and industrial enterprises in India bracketed in the highest tariff slabs, a switch to renewables would lower bills in many ...

Arunabha Ghosh: Speed, scale, skill... solar?

16 Feb 2015

Ionce asked a rural bank officer how he managed to convince farmers to take large loans to install solar panels. He replied, "I remind them ...

Vinayak Chatterjee: Time to step on the gas for effective power generation

17 Nov 2014

Reviving stranded gas-based power plants and substituting diesel usage is a clear near-term opportunity

Vinayak Chatterjee: Sunshine over Madhya Pradesh

13 Oct 2014

Well-crafted policies and smart implementation have led to a solar power surge in the state

Kunal Kumar Kundu: The LPG roadblock

28 Sep 2014

The overall oil subsidy could continue to hurt unless the govt finds a way to tackle the potential threat posed by the domestic LPG subsidy

Shreekant Sambrani: Power to the people

28 Sep 2014

Much concern will be expended on the impact of the Supreme Court judgment cancelling coal-block allocations on industry. This is as it ...

Coal block allocation: PSU banks - Analysts in wait-and-watch mode

26 Aug 2014

Despite high exposure of public sector banks to power, iron and steel sectors, analysts remain in a wait-and-watch mode

T N Ninan: A new oil price policy

22 Aug 2014

In the first quarter of 2013, oil (Brent crude) was well over $120 per barrel. By the next quarter, the price was down to $98, only for it ...

Devangshu Datta: A sunny source of energy

21 Aug 2014

There has been a considerable fall in solar equipment costs but technical and environmental issues still impede solar energy utilisation

Suman Bery: Planning for power

07 Aug 2014

Studies suggest net benefits of hydro-power, nuclear energy or natural gas as sources of electricity are greater than those of wind and ...

Barun Roy: The geothermal alternative

09 Jul 2014

The search for a potential resource of energy that exists in the heat of the Earth is now gathering pace

Sreenivasan Jain: The ghosts of India's power 'crisis' return

08 Jul 2014

The new regime seems determined to recycle the mythologies over the shortage of coal and power

Ashok Basu: Memo to the next regime - Turn on the lights

30 Apr 2014

The listless administrative machinery urgently needs to be galvanised to revive the power sector. Here is a possible agenda to go about it

Good luck with power

11 Mar 2014

Electricity sector needs more work, not complacency

CERC's brave steps mean well for the power sector

25 Feb 2014

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's (CERC) recent regulation on electricity tariff underscores the strides taken by the power ...

Power bailout

24 Feb 2014

Promoters should lose equity in Mundra power plants

CERC hands a carrot to pvt generators & a stick to NTPC

24 Feb 2014

Operating regulations for power generator tightened under new rules, FY15 earnings may be dented 11-13%

Coal India cuts FY15 volume estimate to 507 mn tonnes

20 Feb 2014

Viability of independent power producers to deteriorate further, as plant load factors hit 60%

Lower sales, coal realisation impact Tata Power in Q3

08 Feb 2014

Analysts awaiting clarity over regulatory issues and rate increase for the Mundra project

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