Daily Archive: March 11, 2014

Meghalaya’s power dues touch Rs 473.85 cr

Meghalaya has dues of over Rs 470 crore to be paid to 11 public and private power companies, including an outstanding of over Rs 363 crore due to the NEEPCO alone, compounding the power-crisis in the state, Chief Minister...

India, Sudan agree to enhance cooperation in renewable energy

India today offered assistance to Sudan for developing renewable energy recources in the African country and also extended support for resource assessment and training in wind and solar energy sectors through technical institutions. Indian Renewable Energy...

Montek calls for lifting of restrictions on renewable energy

Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday stressed on lifting of the restrictions on renewable energy. Addressing a conference on ‘Financing Renewable and Energy Efficient Technologies’ in New Delhi, Montek said, “I think that...

CIL strike to hit power output in South by 40%

The three-day strike called by the officers’ association of Coal India from March 13 is likely to affect about 40% of power generation in South India. Most thermal plants in the rest of the...

Meghalaya to expedite all power projects

The Meghalaya government will put all power projects on fast track to meet the power shortfall in the mountainous state, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Tuesday. “We will expedite all power projects on a fast track under joint...