Monthly Archive: January 2012

Suzlon Group secures 100 MW contract from CLP, India

Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth leading* and India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer has signed a contract for a 100 MW wind power project with CLP, India. The project comprises 48 units of Suzlon’s latest...

Protest against electricity tariff hike

Members of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee minority department protested in front of the Hubli Electricity Supply Company Limited (Hescom) office in the Settlement area here on Monday, demanding withdrawal of the proposal to...

Fresh plans sought for no-go area projects

Taking note of a formal end to the controversial ‘no-go’ classification of coal mining projects, the coal ministry has asked states to give revised proposals to the environment ministry for projects stuck in no-go...

Five thrust areas identified to ease power sector woes

The secretarial panel looking into the woes of the power sector has identified five key issues, including fuel supply constraints, for immediate execution to resolve the crisis. A power sector official said approximately 18,500...

DIPP told to set rules for FDI in power exchanges

The government has set the ball rolling for foreign direct investment (FDI) in power exchanges. The finance ministry has asked the department of industrial policy and promotion to design a FDI policy for power exchanges on the lines of commodity...

Coal India cuts prices; revenue may take a hit

“The exercise of reviewing the prices has been done. There is definitely a reduction,” Alok Perti, coal secretary, said after a company board meeting. “Probably there could be a reduction in the revenue.” Perti...

BSES discoms told to clear post-Sept dues by Tuesday

Regulator says revenue enough for doing so; discoms to send protest letter on Monday. With Delhi Electricity Regulatory Comm-ission (DERC) saying it finds BSES distribution companies in a comfortable revenue zone, it has directed...