Monthly Archive: February 2015

‘Coal sector to be overhauled for transparency’

Following the “success” of the coal block auctions, the government is set to overhaul its decades-old, opaque coal linkage policy and the methodology for price determination under fuel supply agreements, coal secretary Anil Swarup...

Powering India’s renewables sector

ndia’s first-ever renewable energy summit—RE-Invest 2015—has secured $200 billion worth of investment commitments from foreign firms such as SunEdison and First Solar and Indian companies such as Suzlon, Reliance Power and NTPC. If those...

Five panchayats set to generate own electricity

Dehradun: Neetu Juyal, pradhan of Purkul village in Dehradun, waits eagerly for April – that is when she and fellow-villagers in Purkul will start groundwork for setting up a mini hydro-power plant of their...

Assam jittery over Bhutan hydel plans

GUWAHATI: With a number of hydropower projects proposed in Bhutan, experts said Assam, which is located on the downstream of the neighbouring country, should raise the demand for carrying out impact studies along with...

Draft Wind Policy

India currently has the fifth largest wind installed capacity of 22,465 MW in the world (as on 31st December 2014) owing to an remarkable progress in the past 20 years. Huge amount of untapped...

Coal India board directs PSU to withdraw from ICVL

State-owned Coal India Limited on February 24 said its board has directed the PSU to withdraw from International Coal Ventures Ltd. ICVL is a PSU consortium formed to acquire coal mines overseas. The company...

Reliance Power rating Neutral; Adding Sasan

At R2.5 bn (flat year-on-year), Reliance Power’s (RPWR) consolidated PAT came in 9% above our forecast and in line with consensus. At R6.3 bn (+30% y-o-y), consolidated Ebitda was 7% above our forecast (in...