Daily Archive: January 21, 2013

Slump in REC Trading Market…

Renewable Energy Certificate trading started in Feb 2011 and it is held on last Wednesday of each month in two exchanges IEX and PXIL. First Non Solar REC was sold in first month of...

NTPC Q3 profit soars 22% to Rs 2,597 cr

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generator, reported a 21.8% jump in net profit for the quarter ended December at the back of improved capacity addition leading to higher generation and lower raw material cost....

Wind power potential in AP assessed at 88,000 Mw

The wind power potential in Andhra Pradesh is assessed to be at least 88,000 Mw from wastelands. Furthermore, there is a potential of around 12,000 Mw if 5 per cent of the state’s agricultural...

Solar power will come at a price

The government is pushing power companies to start distributing a certain percentage of renewable energy, like solar power, from this financial year, but the discoms say they need more time and that solar power...

Coal Ministry queries CIL on pacts with power companies

The Coal Ministry has questioned state-owned CIL for considering fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with 11 power developers, worth 5,935 MW capacity, as they are yet to achieve critical milestones related to their projects. The...

Electricity backup to be a shocker

GURGAON: With the government increasing the price of diesel for bulk buyers by Rs 10 per litre, residents of condominiums and luxury housing projects in the city, enjoying 24-hour power backup, will have to...