Daily Archive: March 14, 2015

Home loans and solar power

Union Ministry of Finance tells public sector banks to encourage home-loan seekers to install rooftop solar power plants and to include the cost in their loan proposals, reports K.A. Martin As part of its...

Assam may hike commercial power tariff 7-12 percent

The Assam government will not hike consumer electricity prices this year, although a 7-12 per cent hike for the commercial sector is under consideration, an official of the state electricity regulatory commission said on...

Barauni power to cost discoms Rs3.95 per unit

Patna: The electricity generated from Barauni Thermal Power Station (BTPS) will be supplied to power distribution companies (discoms) at the rate of Rs 3.95 per unit by the Bihar State Power Generation Company Limited...

NTPC plans to diversify into power distribution

New Delhi: Concerned over revised electricity tariff norms, NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, may diversify into related businesses such as electricity distribution and setting up transmission links, said Kulamani Biswal, director, finance, at...

Manipur seeks co-op to tap state’s power potential

New Delhi:  Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Thursday sought co-operation to tap potential in power sector in the state as part of the Government’s Act East Policy for building connectivity between India...