Monthly Archive: May 2015

Govt starts auction of gas imported for idle power plants

India started auctioning imported natural gas at reduced prices to electricity generating plants stranded by a shortage of the fuel. Power plants operated by producers, including GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd., GMR Infrastructure Ltd.,...

How tribal Indians beat big coal firms

India’s government wants to make the country a manufacturing hub – but for that it needs to increase power production. The villagers of Mahan, helped by Greenpeace, recently blocked attempts to mine coal in...

No power cut in Odisha during summer

The Odisha government is confident of avoiding power cuts in the state banking on sufficient generation of hydro power during summer months. “The reservoirs have sufficient water levels due to better rains last year....

DERC told to share tariff info in easy language

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s tariff announcement for the current fiscal could be delayed. The Central Information Commission has directed Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission to disclose public information on discoms’ tariff petitions in simple language with...

Delhi Solar Power – discoms draw elaborate plans

New Delhi, May 10 (PTI) Realising the potential of solar energy, the three private power distribution companies in the city have drawn up elaborate plans to encourage domestic consumers to set up rooftop solar...