Daily Archive: August 23, 2013

KSEB plea to review SERC decision on revenue gap

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has sought review of the State Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (SERC) decision slashing the revenue gap projected by the power utility for the 2013-14 fiscal by as much as...

India’s Renewable Energy mix Increases

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, reported that the total deployment of grid connected renewable energy in India has increased to 28905.21 mega watt. The deployment in the month of July has...

AP helps consumers become rooftop power generators

Generate your own power and even sell the surplus to the state’ is what the Andhra Pradesh government’s Non Renewable Energy Development Corporation (Nredcap) is going to tell the households as part of an upcoming campaign...

Power Min revamps rural electrification scheme

NEW DELHI, AUG 23: Now, villages with just 100 people would also get access to electricity. The Power Ministry has revamped the UPA Government’s flagship Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) scheme to facilitate...

MCL incurs Rs 30 cr loss as mine accident disrupts operation

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India, has incurred around Rs 30 crore loss as mining operation in its Basundhara-Garjanabahal colliery in Sundergarh district was disrupted for nearly two weeks due to the agitation...

Apr-July coal imports jump 32%

India’s coal imports jumped 32 per cent, roughly a third, in the first four months of this financial year. The energy-hungry country imported 58.3 million tonnes (mt) of coal between April and July, against 44.2 mt in...

Is coal set to become tomorrow’s new gold?

Walk into any port in India and you will be treated to a familiar sight. Rows and rows of containers, lines of cars waiting to be exported, mounds of coal and wheat scattered around...