Daily Archive: August 26, 2013

Policy innovation in power sector pragmatic

There are welcome signs of pragmatism in the power sector which needs to be promptly extended to other infrastructure sectors to boost operations, step-upinvestments and get around various policy logjams affecting the economy. Two large...

MSEDCL buying ‘surplus’ power, selling at a loss

NAGPUR: Even though some parts of the state are still suffering load-shedding, MSEDCL has ‘surplus’ power, that is being sold at a loss in the Indian Electricity Exchange (IEX). The reason is that it gets so...

GEDCOL Nodal agency for on-grid solar energy

The Odisha Government has declared the newly floated Green Energy Development Corporation (GEDCOL) as the nodal agency for on-grid solar energy projects in the State. The State, which has been facing power shortage over...

Cabinet panel set to give 28 power projects a big push

The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) is likely to set the ball rolling for 28 stalled mega power projects, involving investments of Rs 1,72,000 crore, on Monday. These projects, slated for discussion at the...