Daily Archive: September 27, 2013

RPower moves CERC, seeks tariff hike for Tilaiya UMPP

 Reliance Power has approached the power regulator seeking an increase in tariff for electricity generated from its ultra mega power project at Tilaiya in Jharkhand, citing regulatory delays, higher prices of land and sharp increase...

India begins power transmission to Bangladesh

India today started transmission of electricity to Bangladesh to test a newly built line under an agreement to export 250 Megawatt of power to its energy-starved neighbour. “The flow of power began on a...

ADB to lend India $500 mn for renewable energy project

The Asian Development Bankwill provide a $500 million loan to build a transmission system for solar and wind energy in western India, the bank said on Friday, a day after it announced a $400 million package for...

Power shortages cost India $68 billion in GDP: Ficci

India loses USD 68 billion, or about Rs 4,14,800 crore of its Gross Domestic Product due to electricity shortage, says a report. “There is strong correlation between power consumption and the GDP of the country. Power shortages currently...

Government plans to reform power distribution

People and companies in India may be able to buy electricity from a power company of their choice, and have it supplied to them by the distribution network that services the neighbourhood in which...