Monthly Archive: February 2015

Coal mines auction, a better system

The proceeds from the first round of auction of coal mines by the government has vindicated the criticism by the Comptroller and Auditor-General  (CAG) of the earlier method of allotment of coal blocks. It...

Buying low-grade coal at higher prices: Discoms

At a time when the Delhi government is eyeing allocation coal blocks to set up a power plant, discoms have moved the central regulator complaining of low-grade coal being supplied to thermal stations at...

MODEL SOLAR POLICY RELEASED BY MNRE

After increasing the target of National Solar Mission  manifold from 22GW to 100GW by 2022 government is planning to bring targets on papers into reality and to achieve that Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE)...

ACME to invest Rs 600 crore in Punjab

ACME Group, India’s leading solar power player in India, today announced that it has emerged as the largest developer for successfully securing 74 MW of solar PV power projects under the Punjab State Solar...

PE firms develop their own wind energy assets

New Delhi: In an attempt to maximize returns on exits, private equity (PE) investors are steadily developing their own platform of wind power assets in India. JP Morgan Asset Management Holdings Inc, Morgan Stanley...