Daily Archive: March 20, 2013

REFUsol unit begins making solar inverters

The Indian arm of Germany-based manufacturer of solar inverters Refu Solar Electronics Pvt Ltd (REFUsol GmbH) has begun production of solar power inverters at a new plant at Lonikand near Pune. It has also...

‘CAG must audit Coal India supply pacts’

The UK-based TCI, minority shareholder in Coal India, has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking an audit by CAG for the fuel supply pacts (FSAs) signed by the public sector miner. “Corruption in...

State to get additional power supply of 900 MW

Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has said that arrangements have been made for about 900 MW of additional power supply in the State. This includes additional supply from Central pool, purchase of high...

Discoms trip on renewable obligations

About a year back, this writer asked the Chairman of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Promod Deo, whether the State electricity regulatory commissions would enforce the ‘renewable purchase obligation’. (Under this, specified ‘obligated entities’...

Delhi govt to spend Rs 513 crore on power sector

The power sector in the national capital was today allocated Rs 513 crore in Delhi budget with focus on constructing new sub-stations for better transmission and distribution system. With the city witnessing an increase...

‘Progress in Hydropower production is on track’

At the end of first year of 12 the five years plan, India is almost on track in its journey towards the goal of additional hydropower output. Hydropower rich states are hopeful of successful achievement of...