Monthly Archive: July 2015

Environment ministry seeks report on coal mines

The environment ministry has asked the coal ministry to provide efficiency details of coal mines across the country in the wake of the government facing criticism for diverting forest land for mining and underutilization...

India’s renewed tryst with renewable energy

One of the biggest fears that many analysts had across the world with the constant fall in Brent crude prices was that it will have a negative impact on renewable energy projects. After all,...

PFC issue gets good response

The Centre on Monday sold 5 per cent of its 72.80 per cent stake in Power Finance Corp (PFC) with the portion reserved for retail investors getting oversubscribed by 4.49 times amounting to Rs.1,510...

FINER welcomes power tariff revision

GUWAHATI, July 28 – The FINER has welcomed the announcement of the revised power tariff for 2015-16 by the Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC), by not increasing the cost of power for the people...

APEPDCL moots Rs 2.9K cr rural network upgrade

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) has mooted a Rs 2,894.07 crore project to modernise and strengthen its power supply network in the rural areas under the centrally-sponsored Deen Dayal...

Coal ministry issues show cause notice to PSPCL

Coal ministry issues show cause notice to PSPCL Wednesday July 29, 2015 Chandigarh The coal ministry has issued show cause notice on the Punjab State power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for its failure to follow...

CIL shifts overseas funding to domestic markets

Following its withdrawal from Mozambique, Coal India Limited (CIL), with a reduced appetite for overseas acquisitions, was planning to redeploy its funding towards domestic capacity. According to a senior CIL official, the experience in...