Daily Archive: May 2, 2015

CIC told to hear DERC plea afresh

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday asked the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission not to hold its public hearing for fixing power tariff till May 8. Justice Rajiv Shakdher directed the Central Information...

PM Modi brings about sea change in energy sector

The Modi government also made its mark in the hydrocarbon sector with a bang. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government shot down the erstwhile UPA government’s pricing formula which would have doubled natural gas...

8-hour ‘surprise’ power outage in many nodes

NAVI MUMBAI: A major part of Vashi circle including Vashi, Koparkhairane, Turbhe and Sanpada witnessed phased blackouts, which lasted for around 8 hours on Friday. While the residents complained that they had not been...

Eastern Coalfields Plans To Revise Coal Prices

Eastern Coalfields Limited (subsidiary of CIL) has proposed to raise the prices of lower grades of coal by at least 10% and cutting those of higher grades to match imports. The Coal India Limited board has...

Renewable energy agency rapped in CAG inspection

The office of the Union Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) has questioned the capacity addition got done by Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (Ireda),  leading lender to the clean energy sector. It notes Ireda’s share...

World Bank arm to partner IREDA for energy projects

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private financing arm of the World Bank, has said it would partner the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to provide infrastructure financing for energy projects in India....

New policy for solar plant land: Majithia

While inaugurating a 4MW solar power plant at Nangla, Bathinda, Punjab’s renewable energy minister Bikram Singh Majithia declared that the state government has decided to safeguard the interests of farmers going in for solar...