Daily Archive: January 12, 2012

Banks move to recast power sector loans

There is some current good news, from banks, for those who despair of state-run electricity distribution utlilities setting their finances in order. A number of state electricity boards (SEBs) or distribution companies (discoms) which...

India invites investment from Bangladesh in power sector

India today invited Bangladesh to participate in setting up power projects, particularly in its north eastern states saying such joint ventures would help both the countries. “The participation of Bangladesh in power projects in India, particularly...

Coal India’s new pricing rule faces opposition

Coal India’s new pricing system faces strong opposition from consumers across the country as it has pushed fuel costs up by up to 70% for the small and medium steel and cement industries that face a shutdown...

Government to put a cap on energy usage by companies

Programme will create world’s largest energy saving certificate-trading platform. Big corporations in India, including Tata Steel, Jindal Power and NTPC, will have to keep a tab on power usage at their plants as the...

SunEdison commissions 5MW plant in Rajasthan

Rajasthan, Rajasthan, January 11, 2012 /India PRwire/ — SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider, today announced the commissioning of a 5MW plant in Phalodi, Jodhpur district, Rajasthan. The plant was inaugurated by Shri...