Daily Archive: March 14, 2013

Thermal Power plants worried about Indonesian coal curbs

India’s thermal power plants that import coal are concerned that more restrictions from Indonesia, a key supplier, will put more pressure on electricity generation, which is already suffering from problems including fuel scarcity.Power producers...

Plan for 350 MW solar capacity in 4 years

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) plans to create solar energy capacity of 350 MW during the next four year-period, according to Aryadan Mohammed, electricity minister. Briefing newspersons here on Wednesday, the minister said that...

KSEB announces reward-based conservation drive for consumers

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will launch a comprehensive campaign that aims to improve demand-side management through an incentivised scheme in order to ensure public participation. Announcing this to newspersons, Minister for Electricity Aryadan...

Private equity steps down funding for power projects

Private equity (PE) investments in the domestic power sector have seen a sharp decline between April 2012 and February 2013, compared with the corresponding period a year ago. Investments in conventional projects are almost...

BSES criticises PGCIL for cut in power supply

Power distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd today criticised the state-run transmission utility PGCIL for continuing with cut in power supply to the tune of 300 MW to it and said this will lead...