Monthly Archive: August 2017

Power Grid Q1 net profit rises 14% to Rs. 2,052 cr

NEW DELHI :  Public sector undertaking transmission major Power Grid Corporation of India reported Rs. 2,052.41 crore net profit for the first quarter of financial year 2017-2018. This is a 13.9 per cent higher than the Rs. 1,801.77 crore...

Power demand up, but engines aren’t humming

The demand for electricity is stronger this fiscal, with coal consumption rising even in July, when hydro power flooded the market. But the generation till July, which grew by a mere 4 per cent...

Wind booms through India

A record of 5.4GW of new wind installations in the last financial year seems to put India well on its way to a 60GW target by 2022. Windpower Monthly looks at a fast-growing and...

Draft Energy Policy: Several unanswered questions

Aug 1 (IANS): The 2017 National Energy Policy (NEP), drafted by the NITI Aayog, takes the baton forward from the 2006 Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) in setting the trajectory of growth for the energy sector....