Daily Archive: September 18, 2015

Puja bonus: No hike in power tariff

There is some good news for electricity consumers on the Puja eve. West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission has struck down proposals of further hike in power tariff by CESC Ltd and other power utilities...

Windmill lies defunct on Kallukuzhi railway ground

The railway ministry had come up with a promising initiative to utilize renewable energy to ensure uninterrupted power supply at all railway stations few years ago. It was only in 2010 that a windmill...

IPPAI’s Regulators and Policymakers Retreat 2015

September 6, 2015, Goa : IPPAI’s 16th annual Regulators and Policymakers Retreat (RPR) 2015 came to power-packed finish today at the Marriott Resort & Spa, Goa. A flagship annual event of the Independent Power...

The rise of the renewables

Renewable energy seems to be the flavour of the season. After the Union Cabinet gave its approval for ramping up solar power capacity target under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), to 100...

Power Grid gets shareholders nod to raise Rs 14,000cr

State-run utility Power Grid today said its shareholders have approved a proposal to raise up to Rs 14,000 crore through issuance of bonds from domestic and external sources in 2016-17. Shareholders approved the proposal...

Carrot & stick approach for sick power discoms

The Centre has come up with a slew of carrot and stick measures to push sick state power distribution companies (discoms) towards financial and technical restructuring. Instead of giving financial backing, it is likely...