Daily Archive: October 21, 2015

Odisha to firm up 300 Mw through power banking

Faced with a peak power deficit of 300-350 Mw, Odisha is making all out efforts to plug the demand-supply gap. The state government is increasingly turning to power bankingoption to cater to its rising...

Rs 233 crore for power network augmentation

Modernization of the power distribution network would be taken up in 16 towns, cities and cantonments in Pune district using Rs 233.66 crore, granted by the Union government under the Integrated Power Development Scheme....

India’s domestic coal boom halts import growth

The thermal coal industry’s hopes of Indian demand growth helping absorb global oversupply are being dashed by a jump in domestic production from the world’s second largest importer. India is looking to more than...

Tripura to buy 100MW power for festival days

The Tripura government has decided to buy at least 100 MW additional power, including 35 MW from Meghalaya, to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the weeklong Durga Puja that began on Monday. Power minister Manik...