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Electricity Act Amendment Bill, 2014 Introduced in Lok Sabha

Electricity Act Amendment Bill, 2014 Introduced in Lok Sabha; Changes Aimed at Promoting Competition, Efficiency in Operations and Improvement in Quality of Supply of Electricity The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014 was introduced today in...

Vivaan Solar – Press Release

Vivaan Solar was started by two young professionals from IIT Mumbai, Mr. Amit Bansal and Mr. Mudit Garg. Both found their passion in entrepreneurship and believed that nothing else matter than focusing on their...

POSOCO to operate power grid system as public sector company

An independent public sector company responsible for power transmission system operations has been set up as the Power System Operation Corp (POSOCO), the government announced Thursday. “With transmission coming under competition and multiple transmission...

Govt moots Rs 150/tonne floor price for auction

The draft norms for auctioning coal mines, published on Thursday, suggests a floor price of Rs 150 per tonne for bidders from steel, cement as well as captive power plants and a reserve price...

Torrent Power, Torrent Cables hit 52-week high

Shares of Torrent Power and Torrent Cables have rallied by up to 15% and touched their respective 52-week highs in intra-trade on BSE. Torrent Cables has soared 17% to Rs 158 on BSE on...

APTEL reject PSPCL return on inflated equity

PSPCL may face financial crisis after APTEL decision on RoE Friday December 19 2014 Chandigarh The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has rejected the return on equity (RoE) on inflated equity of Punjab State...

Consumers want monthly power bill

With the new electricity tariff having kicked in from December 12, a number of consumers in the city want Tangedco to go for a monthly billing cycle, in a bid to avoid falling into...

Power Grid Corp nominated for largest transmission line

The government has awarded a critical power transmission corridor project, connecting power-starved southern states to thermal power rich, western India, to Power Grid Corporation. This has been done by “nomination”, shunning private sector investment...

Indian solar water heater manufacturers get a Chinese jolt

Indian solar water heater manufacturers are in hot water, thanks to their Chinese counterparts. The domestic solar water heater manufacturing industry, valued at about Rs 1,000 crore, is being threatened by cheaper China-made imports,...

Tata Power commissions wind farm in Maharashtra

Private power utility Tata Power on Tuesday announced commissioning of the remaining 8 MW of the 32 MW wind farm at Girijashankarwadi in Maharashtra. “With this commissioning, Tata Power’s total wind generation capacity stands...

Robert Kelly joins Azure Power Board as director

Reinforcing Azure Power’s leadership in the solar industry, Robert Kelly’s appointment as an Independent Director will further drive the company’s endeavor to bring in the right expertise on board and strengthen company’s strong governance,...

SCADA to be implemented by June 2015 in Kolhapur

The Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) technology, which will increase the efficiency of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd will come into force by June 2015 in the Kolhapur district. The system...

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