Daily Archive: October 28, 2015

New Thermal Project to Power-up Telangana

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is gearing up to construct Telangana Stage I (2 x 800) MW project at Ramagundam. According to sources, foundation stone for the new project will be laid in about...

CIL clocked 9.4% growth in H1FY16: Piyush Goyal

Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Coal India Limited (CIL) has registered 9.4 per cent growth rate during the first six months of the current fiscal and expressed...

Power likely to cost more

Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd (KSEBL) is likely to impose a power surcharge or a tariff revision to realise the financial liability of around Rs.200 crore it would incur on signing a two-year power...

Any idea what KERC, CGRF are?

It has been over 15 years since the State established Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), which, among other duties, promises to “safeguard consumers’ interests”. But, are consumers aware of the commission’s existence? Over half...

India’s power utilities owe banks $90 billion, cripple future

India’s state electricity utilities collectively owe Indian banks Rs 545,922 crore ($90.5 billion), according to the Power Finance Corporation’s latest report. This is a sum equivalent to two-and-a-half times the defence budget; roughly six times the...