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Goa govt says it supports hydro power project in state

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today supported the idea of setting up of hydro electricity projects across the Western Ghat to meet power requirements of local people who now depend on thermal power. “The most important aspect is...

Waste-to-power units pose grave threat to Delhiites

Chronic respiratory problems are looming on a large number of residential colonies in East and North-west Delhi, with ‘ill-equipped’ waste-to-energy plants ready for operation in Ghazipur and Bawana. Even though this type of power...

PM wants 2 lakh MW more from sun, wind with US help

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek US technology and investments for setting up 100,000 MW each of solar and wind energy generation capacity in India over the next 10 years, according to official documents...

Andhra Pradesh may get new discom

HYDERABAD: Now that the state has been bifurcated, a new power distribution company may be formed in Andhra Pradesh. According to highly placed sources, the headquarters of the new discom is likely to be...

‘Coal dependency is not a bad thing’

Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal spoke to Mahim Pratap Singh about the present challenges and future plans pertaining to the energy sector in India. How will you...

Centre plans power franchisees in 200 cities

Apparently satisfied over the performance of power distribution franchisees (DFs) and private licensees in states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Delhi, the centre is planning to direct state-run discoms to go in...

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