Monthly Archive: April 2012

Tata Power builds its case on Sasan UMPP

After Reliance Power, the company’s arch rival, Tata Power, too, has independently secured a favourable opinion from the country’s top legal brains, including retired Chief Justice of India M N Venkatchaliah and former Solicitor...

Industries in India Must Focus on Energy Management

India’s growing economy and the expansion of its manufacturing industry contribute to the country’s increasing dependence on energy. The country, a net importer of energy, imports coal to meet the needs of its expanding...

Power generation firms need to improve efficiency: Shinde

Power generation firms need to improve efficiency to meet growing demands and reduce dependence on coal and gas supply, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday. Addressing a seminar on energy conservation, the minister said...

India’s clean tech research “abysmal,” says Pachauri

The amount of research on clean technologies being carried out in Indian institutions is “abysmal,” and a major restructuring of Indian science and technology institutions and infrastructure is required, said Rajendra Pachauri, president of...

India sparks solar energy market: Report

India’s ambitious national solar programme has catalysed rapid growth in the solar market driving solar energy prices low and demonstrating how government policy can stimulate clean energy markets, according to a new report. In...

RPower secures legal thumbs-up on coal diversion

Ahead of Saturday’s ministerial panel meeting to examine the attorney general’s opinion on the legality of a government decision allowing Reliance Power to divert surplus coal from its Sasan captive mines, the private developer...