Monthly Archive: March 2015

Coal scam much bigger than thought: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the coal blocks allocation scam during the tenure of the previous UPA government at the centre was much bigger than the figure of Rs 1.76 lakh...

Costa Rica has used only renewable energy in ’15

Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100% renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row. The feat was achieved thanks to heavy rainfall, which powered four hydroelectric plants...

Adani, JSW vie for Monnet Power

MUMBAI: Gautam Adani-led Adani Group and Sajjan Jindal-owned JSW Group are vying to buy a majority stake and take management control in Delhi-based Monnet Power from Sandeep Jajodia’s Monnet Ispat and Energy for $500...

Power tariff may not be hiked, says Bawankule

NAGPUR: The state’s energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said even as a petition to increase the power tariff has been moved by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL), actually there may be no need...

AP electricity regulator okays power tariff hike for 2015-16

HYDERABAD, MARCH 23:   The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved a five per cent overall increase in power tariff for 2015-16, including for high tension industrial consumers, sparing the domestic consumers consuming less...