Daily Archive: February 11, 2013

CSP Today India awards finalists announced

Finalists of the inaugural CSP Today India awards have been announced, and the voting process is now open. While concentrated solar thermal power in India has been going through a difficult period, real strides...

State utility plans hydro-electric, pumped storage schemes

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL) has decided to put greater impetus on hydro-electric proposals in Darjeeling and pumped storage schemes in Purulia. Pumped storage schemes in Purulia are carried out...

Scotland eyes life sciences, renewable energy to boost trade

Scotland sees bilateral trade with India growing significantly as there is huge untapped potential in the areas of life sciences, ICT, renewable energy sector among others. Scottish Development International, the international economic development arm...

Price pooling pitted against coal-rich States

The Supreme Court recently questioned the Centre’s mandate in allocating coal blocks, in the context of the Coalgate scam. However, the moot issue here is whether the Indian government is exceeding its Constitutional mandate...

Haryana thermal units closed to import power

Haryana thermal units closed to import power Monday February 11 2013 Chandigarh HPGCL has been forced to shut down its 7 thermal units on no demand to pave way to import of power from...

Tata Power eyes distribution business overseas

Country’s largest private power utility Tata Power BSE -0.36 % is pursuing ovreseas opportunities in Africa and the Middle East for its distribution business, a top company official has said. At present, the company...