Monthly Archive: July 2015

India to build a ‘strategic uranium reserve’

After a record production this year, India is working on creating a ‘strategic uranium reserve’ to ensure its atomic power reactors do not face shortage of the crucial nuclear fuel. “The reserve pool could...

ReGen enters solar power with hybrid solution

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu): Wind turbine maker ReGen Powertech ventures into solar power business offering an hybrid solution as well as an engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) contractor, a top company official said on Saturday. The Rs.2,400 crore...

Fault in eastern grid a blessing for state

Pratibha Chauhan Tribune News Service Shimla, July 18 Fault in the eastern power corridor has not just scaled up the demand for power, but has also helped improved electricity rates touching a low of...

Delhi power discoms seek yet another tariff hike

Citing the widening revenue gap of around Rs 28,000 crore, Delhi’s three private power distribution companies have pitched for early announcement of annual tariff revision. The companies, which have sought up to 20 per...

Now, KYC is mandatory for energy consumers

Patna: The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has given its nod to a proposal to make ‘know your customer’ (KYC) scheme mandatory for all energy consumers in the state. The consumers who submit the...

Tamil Nadu’s Adani deal under scanner

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government recently signed a 25-year deal with the Adani group to buy power at 7.01 per unit from the company’s proposed 648MW solar plant to be set up in Ramanathapuram...