Monthly Archive: July 2016

Gujarat discoms lead the pack in annual rating

Of the 40 state-owned power distribution companies (discoms) that the power ministry audited for annual financial and operational performance, four discoms of Gujarat have topped the list, for the fourth year in a row....

No coal imports for NTPC again

KOLKATA: NTPC, India’s largest power generator and coal consumer, will not import any coal this year for the second year running. It plans to source its entire requirement of 155 million tonne from home...

152 villages electrified last week under DDUGJY

NEW DELHI: 152 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 27th June to 3rd July 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 3...

TANGEDCO ranking slips to ‘C+’

Key concerns like huge cash losses, lack of power reforms and deterioration in Aggregate Technical & Commercial losses (AT&C) losses have forced a downgrading of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) in...

Saudi Arabia keen to expand China energy investments

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian energy minister Khalid al-Falih said late on Friday said his country wants to expand its investments in China’s energy industry as part of the world’s top oil exporter’s efforts to boost...

Sweden backs Vattenfall exit from German coal unit

Stockholm | July 2, 2016: Sweden gave the green light Saturday for state-owned energy giant Vattenfall to sell its German coal operations, as the company moves away from activities blamed for climate change. The...