Daily Archive: November 19, 2012

CERC to hear application for power exchange

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Power sector regulator CERC will look into Marquis Energy Exchange’s application seeking permission to start an electricity bourse, this month. Notwithstanding the rising demand for electricity in the country,...

Punjab inks power purchase agreements

Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd today signed power purchase agreements with non-conventional energy producers to enhance the availability of electricity in the State. Among others, an agreement was signed with Sangrur-based Dallanwala Non-Conventional Power...

Biomass power plants in crisis

Even as the demand for power is shooting up in the State, almost all biomass power plants have gone out of business as the activity has become unviable. Of the 40 plants with a...

Tamil Nadu’s clean power capacity touches landmark

Amid continuing power shortfall in the state, Tamil Nadu has achieved a significant landmark in harnessing renewable energy sources. State’s total installed capacity of clean energy has surpassed fossil-fuel-based po­w­er capacity, thereby becoming the...

Power generation may grow 8.7 pc in FY13

The country’s power generation is expected to grow by 8.7 per cent this fiscal on the back of availability of coal and completion of a unit at Kudankulam plant, CMIE said in a report....