Daily Archive: June 30, 2013

CIL may stop supply to NTPC plants

Eastern Coalfields Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coal India Ltd (CIL), is threatening to stop supplies of nearly 14.5 million tonnes of coal to NTPC power plants at Farakka (2,100 MW) in West Bengal...

Solar renewable certificates lose sheen

Breaking from the past trend, the prices of solar renewable energy certificates (RECs) plummeted to the government-fixed floor price of Rs 9,300 per REC, due to poor demand, in the trading session of June....

Govt to issue executive order to set up coal regulator

The Finance Minister said earlier Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) were also set up under similar guidelines. PFRDA continues to be under an Executive...

Uttarakhand floods ravage Harduaganj power plant

After hydro power projects inUttarakhand, it is the turn of thermal power plants situated in UP to bear the brunt of ravaging floods in the hill state. At least nine units of Harduaganj power plant situated...

Power tariffs rising faster than inflation: APTEL

Coal production needs to be stepped up to check the rise in power tariffs, which are ‘rising faster than inflation’, an APTEL technical member said today. “Power tariff is rising faster than inflation,” technical...