Monthly Archive: July 2016

Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu among 4 states to join UDAY soon

New Delhi: Four states, including Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, may soon join the Centre’s UDAY scheme meant for revival of debt-stressed power distribution companies. “Power Ministry talks with Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil...

Energy efficiency of ACs drops as mercury soars

New Delhi: Your five-star split AC may not be as energy-efficient as you thought. In fact, there may be a vast difference between the energy it promises to save and actually consumes. A study...

122 agency schools in Vizag to get solar water heaters

Visakhapatnam: In a bid to provide better facilities to tribal students in Ashram schools in Visakha agency, the district administration is arranging solar water heaters in around 122 schools. The move will benefit students...

Coal India’s E-auction premium shrinks to a half

Kolkata-based Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world’s largest coal miner, may have benefited from higher realizations on spot sales of the fuel through e-auction for years. But not any more. The miner sold coal...