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 ...
There has been a considerable fall in solar equipment costs but technical and environmental issues still impede solar energy utilisation
Studies suggest net benefits of hydro-power, nuclear energy or natural gas as sources of electricity are greater than those of wind and ...
The search for a potential resource of energy that exists in the heat of the Earth is now gathering pace
The new regime seems determined to recycle the mythologies over the shortage of coal and power
The listless administrative machinery urgently needs to be galvanised to revive the power sector. Here is a possible agenda to go about it
Electricity sector needs more work, not complacency
Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's (CERC) recent regulation on electricity tariff underscores the strides taken by the power ...
Promoters should lose equity in Mundra power plants
Operating regulations for power generator tightened under new rules, FY15 earnings may be dented 11-13%
Viability of independent power producers to deteriorate further, as plant load factors hit 60%
Analysts awaiting clarity over regulatory issues and rate increase for the Mundra project
Government gets around to re-energising wind power
Delhi govt's decision to audit power firms can raise more questions than answers
NTPC returns might get hit if incentives linked to plant load factor; generator would suffer if SEBs don't draw power
CERC's decisions on Adani, Tata and Reliance's UMPPs suggest that the principles for raising tariff should be linked to an indexed formula
Small households and firms may now sell solar power to the state grid
The Centre is trying to force domestic sourcing of solar-power equipment, which may be a mistake
A project involving 34 nations will produce electricity via nuclear fusion
Policy confusion over fixing administered prices for these fuels is inevitable given the disconnect with reforms in user industries