Monthly Archive: December 2014

Power plant awaits clearance for 3 years

The fate of the 1,980-MW Ghatampur power plant in Kanpur hangs in balance with environmental clearance for the project finding itself in rough weather. A joint venture of Neyveli Lignite Power Corporation (NLPC) and...

Centre aims to provide 24X7 power to all by 2019

New Delhi: The central government is on target to meet its ambitious goal to give uninterrupted electricity to all homes across India, an official said here Sunday. “Comprehensive state-specific action plans for 24×7 power...

UPERC frames rules to check rise in power tariff

Power consumers may get relief from arbitrary hike in tariff in the coming years. The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has released new rules for state’s power generating companies. The move could check...

Trade unions slam coal, insurance ordinance; threatens strike

Criticising the Centre’s move to issue ordinances on FDI in the insurance sector and coal block allocation, central trade unions including RSS-affiliated BMS said such moves were “highly detrimental” to national interest and threatened a...

ICSA (India) to sell wind mill assets

ICSA (India) Ltd has decided to sell the wind mill assets with a total power generation capacity of 9.6 MW. The board of directors of the company, at the company’s 20th annual general meeting...

Can India reach the global top spot in solar?

When the Indian government started talking about the 100-gigawatts-by-2022 solar target, it seemed intriguing that a 600-megawatts (Mw) solar auction in Turkey last year had generated more excitement in international investor circles than this...

24-hour power supply in twin cities on the anvil

Telangana government would soon bring relief to the electricity consumers, including industries and commercial establishments by providing round-the-clock power supply in the State capital on the lines Mumbai and New York that were freed...