Daily Archive: November 3, 2010

Power Thefts Cost India Rs 45k crore in2009-10

MUMBAI: India’s power revolution seems to have run out of steam due to transmission and distribution losses. The country is losing a huge quota of power to faulty distribution networks and power theft every...

Reliance Power, Chinese firm ink $8.3-bn deal

Reliance Power and Chinese power equipment maker, Shanghai Electric (SEC) on Thursday signed an $8.29 billion agreement here for supply of 36 coal-fired plants that would have a combined capacity of 24,000 mw, in...

Panel to study PPP model in power distribution

NEW DELHI: Seeking to give a new push to reforms in the power sector, the Planning Commission on Tuesday announced constitution of an expert group headed by B. K. Chaturvedi, who looks after the...