Daily Archive: September 2, 2015

Jindal Steel coal mine in Australia to shut

One of Australia’s oldest coal mines on Tuesday said it was being shut by its Indian owner Jindal Steel and Power(JNSP.NS) as market conditions in the sector continue to deteriorate and financial pressures on...

State of Kerela headed for power crisis

truant monsoon and the hitches in commissioning transmission lines are threatening to upset the distribution schedule of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). Indications are that the current power shortage of 200 MW a...

Industries Feel The Heat of Power Cuts

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (BESCOM) will soon release a load-shedding schedule for domestic areas to cope with power shortage. The power generation in the state has taken a hit following the weak...

Rooftops of govt buildings to lead solar power drive

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government’s draft solar policy, to be placed for cabinet approval soon, mandates all Delhi government buildings to install solar rooftop systems within three years of the policy’s notification. The draft...

Adani Group wins 50 mw solar power plant in UP

Adani Green Energy Limited has won the competitive bidding for a 50 megawatt (mw) solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (NEDA) under its Solar Energy Policy...

Houses take a shine to solar power

As solar panels get cheaper, they are being bought for use in houses also. Until last year, industries and institutions like schools and hospitals bought most of the rooftop solar systems to save on...

Power transmission: A towering problem

Between April and June this year, well over a dozen high-capacity power transmission towers of 765 kV and 400 kV capacity, the backbone of the Indian electricity network, collapsed in the face of pre-monsoon...