Daily Archive: February 12, 2012

Wind energy body seeks AP help for more projects

The Indian Wind Power Association, a representative body of investors in wind turbine generators, has sought the Andhra Pradesh Government’s support to take up more projects in the State. The association has assured that...

Orissa CM seeks PM’s intervention on R-APDRP assistance

Frustrated over the inaction of Union power ministry on its demand for financial assistance under the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme (R-APDRP), the Orissa government has now sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s...

Resentment against Tangedco mounts

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco), the State-owned utility, will end 2011-12 with a ‘payment deferral’ of Rs 11,500 crore. Most of the dues are to power producers who have sold electricity to...

CM seeks central aid for discoms

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday requested the Centre to sanction financial assistance under Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme (R-APDRP) to the State-run Central Electricity Supply Utility (Cesu) and other private...

The curious case of coal crisis

With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s office working on urgent measures to address the ‘coal crisis’, the private power industry’s hue and cry over the issue seems to have subsided for now. Experts, however, say...