Daily Archive: June 28, 2013

Cabinet okays setting up of coal regulator

The government on Thursday approved setting up of Coal Regulatory Authority which will be empowered to specify methodology for determining coal prices. “The Cabinet gave its approval to the draft Bill on the Coal...

Coal-Power Financing Minimized in World Bank Energy Policy

The World Bank plans to restrict its financing of coal-fired power plants to “rare circumstances,” according to a draft strategy that reflects the lender’s increased focus on mitigating the effects of climate change. The Washington-based lender...

Underground power cables in more places

Kochi: The board meeting of the Kerala State Electricity Board held on Wednesday, approved the second phase of underground power cabling in Ernakulam. The first phase of the cabling named ‘ring main project’ under the...

Rs 14,000 crore hit for power, fertiliser companies

Gas-based power plants become unviable. Power generators and fertiliser makers have been caught at the wrong end of the stick by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs’ (CCEA) decision to double the price of...