Monthly Archive: July 2013

Dubai to convert your garbage bin into power

Your trash is Dubai Municipality’s source for power. Yes, that’s right. The civic authority has undertaken a project that converts household trash into energy. A first-of-its-kind in the GCC region, Dubai marked a ‘green’...

Bhel cuts power equipment prices to fight slump

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel), India’s largest maker of power equipment, cut prices by at least 15% in the past year to stem a slide in orders that threatens to send profit lower for a...

Need to make power a national sector: Expert

India should make power a national sector and and de-link it from politics to meet the country’s growing electricity demand, an expert said Tuesday. “Declaring the power sector as a national sector would create the...

Railways to set up captive nuclear power plants

With the aim of reducing its power bill, railways is actively considering setting up captive nuclear power plants to meet the rising demand of energy for train operation. “Talks are going on with Nuclear...

Power plants trip on oil ministry’s math

Investments of Rs 100,000 crore made into 24,000 MW greenfield gas fired power generation capacity have been left stranded because the petroleum ministry consistently got its math wrong on the fuel’s availability from domestic fields but no one in the...