Daily Archive: August 5, 2015

Coal ministry hauls up Punjab, Karnataka power utilities

The Union ministry of coal has issued showcause notices to Karnataka and Punjab power utilities which were allottedcoal blocks for unauthorised appointment of a mining development operator (MDO). Karnataka Power Corp-oration Limited (KPCL) and...

IIT may audit farm power consumption

The three-member committee appointed by energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has decided to rope in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Powai, to conduct a field audit of farm power consumption. The committee headed by MSEB...

Companies offer to build 4,981-Mw capacity

The largest tender for solar projects in the country to build 2,000 Mw capacity in Telangana saw aggressive bids from sector majors offering to build as much as 4,981-Mw capacity. The lowest bidder turned...