Daily Archive: December 10, 2012

Govt to crack green whip on power plants

Apart from checking vehicular pollution in Delhi, the state government has planned strict measures to cut emission from power plants in Delhi. The government has admitted to the need to ensure better fly ash...

Offshore farms to harness wind energy

An expert committee has suggested that offshore farms to harness wind energy may be set up at Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari, Maharashtra, Kerala-Konkan and Gujarat, Rajya Sabha was informed today. Minister of New and Renewable Energy...

Power sector: Fuelling risk intelligence

According to the International Energy Agency, India’s energy demand is expected to more than double in the next decade due to population growth (by about 160 million). The story on the supply side is...

Discom relief to consumers on load extension

The Haryana Power Distribution Corporations have decided to give relief to applicants seeking extension of load. The applicants will now be required to pay advance consumption security for the extended load as per existing...

PTC defers $1 bn energy infrastructure fund plan

Electricity trader PTC India Ltd has deferred plans for a $1 billion energy infrastructure fund, reflecting the waning interest in the country’s power sector, once a big draw for investors but now buffeted by...

Our nuclear liability regime is unbalanced: G R Srinivasan

India’s civil nuclear liability regime has raised serious questions about the country’s capacity addition programme. In an interview with Sanjay Jog, G R Srinivasan, former vice-chairman of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board ( AERB)...

Central Bank of India offers loans for solar systems

Central Bank of India would provide loans to the people willing to install solar systems in their houses to overcome the power crisis, said D.Lakshmi Narayanan, assistant general manager of the bank, on Saturday....