Monthly Archive: March 2015

Peak power demand sees 2.8% deficit in Feb

India registered a shortfall of 2.8% in peak power demand during February. Though it appears to be the continuation of the ‘power deficit’ trend, the shortfall is gradually coming down. Peak demand for power...

Natural gas price cut to $5.02/unit

Natural gas prices will fall 10% to $5.02 per unit from April 1, after the first price revision since the new gas formula was announced by the government last year, a government official said....

Ghana calls for greater Indian investments

Ghana has sought greater Indian investments, noting that its favourable business climate has lured many Indian entrepreneurs to the West African country in the past decade. Ghanaian Minister of Trade And Industries, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah,...

UP power watchdog approves rooftop solar regulation

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved the state rooftop solar regulation, which would allow consumers in the state to install solar rooftop systems. Such systems could both be harnessed for self-consumption...

WBMTDC to handle coal mining in Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal Mineral Trading and Development Corporation (WB MTDC), the state public sector undertaking for mining, is likely to be the nodal body for the mining of coal blocks allocated to state power...

DERC Chairman summoned by Delhi Assembly

New Delhi: Delhi Assembly Speaker today summoned Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Chairman after MLAs alleged irregularity in power supply and bills in the House. AAP MLAs raised a number of issues with regard...