Daily Archive: May 24, 2013

Haryana stuck with ‘surplus’ electricity

Call it a problem of plenty or blame it on poor planning, Haryana is stuck with “surplus” electricity on which its power utilities lose money when they enter the market to sell it. The...

Bengal discom takes CIL to competition panel

After the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company and the Gujarat State Electricity Corporation, it’s the turn of West Bengal’s State power generation utility to approach the Competition Commission of India (CCI), accusing unfair trade...

Renewable energy, a land guzzler

India is blessed with a variety of these clean renewable energy alternatives – biomass, solar energy, wind energy and hydro power. This has encouraged the Government of India to set ambitious targets for renewable...