Daily Archive: November 15, 2010

Franchisee model has a long way to go

The franchisee system in power distribution has not taken off despite provision for central financial assistance. Out of 1,61,373 villages where Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) funds have been utilised, only 42% villages...

Power Project Developers Rush to Join Queue for Gas

120 thermal projects waiting for gas linkages. With recent gas finds boosting future supply prospects, natural gas is back in vogue as feedstock for new power projects. At last count, developers of 120 thermal...