Daily Archive: September 11, 2013

Coal India decides to set up 16 washeries: Government

NEW DELHI: The government today saidCoal India (CIL) has decided to set 16 coal washeries in its various subsidiaries aimed at making the fossil fuel more competitive. “Coal India (CIL) has decided to set up...

Rules ready for open access to energy in Kerela

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSREC) has put in place a system to enable the power consumers, especially those who consume large quantities of power, to access energy from sources of their choice...

CEA proposes meters for power supplied through renewable energy sources

Now the power supply to consumers from the renewable energysources will be metered. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has formulated the draft Central Electricity Authority (Installation and Operation of Meters) Amendment Regulations, 2013. These regulations would be applicable...

“Power Lunch”—A CSR Idea Of “SPML Infra” In Bhagalpur

Guest Article By Tameemuddin Humble After joining the club of “Power Distribution Companies” in India this year through its Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)—Bhagalpur Electricity Distribution Company (BEDCPL), the Delhi based infrastructure giant, SPML Infra...

Govt not ready for new ultra mega power projects

NEW DELHI: The power ministry could end up with egg on its face if it sticks to its decision to bid out this month two showcase projects envisaging a combined investment of Rs 40,000 crore as...

China’s August power output climbs 13.4% year-on-year

SHANGHAI: China’s power generation climbed for a fifth month in August and rose 13.4 per cent from a year ago, the National Statistical Bureau said on Tuesday, as a searing summer boosted demand for air conditioning. Electricity output in...

S&P downgrades Tata Power to B+ over weak cash flows

tandard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) has lowered its rating on private power producer Tata Power to B+ from BB-. “The outlook is negative,” S&P said in a statement released from Singapore. “We lowered...

Delhi discoms not paying bills, says power producer

Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) India Ltd has registered complaints with the Union Power Ministry against two Delhi electricity distribution utilities (discoms) for non-payment of dues. In the wake of this, the power producer...

Government to fast-track 95 hydro power plants

The government seeks to fast-track 95 hydro power projects with a total generation capacity of 40,000 MW that are awaiting clearances at various levels, power minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said today. Scindia said he has sought setting up...