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Bad loans may have been understated

Bad loans could far exceed published estimates if banks’ exposure to completed power projects that are yet to start production is taken into account The amount of bad loans in India’s banking system may...

India Today awards the nation’s best PSUs

India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru once called public sector undertakings (PSUs) the temples of modern India. These units have always played a significant role in India’s socio-economic development. The First Five-Year Plan rolled...

State allotted forest land for Adani power project

Even as Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had raised his voice against undue favours extended to the Adani group, it has transpired that the UPA government had quietly cleared a proposal for allotment of 25...

PM Modi dedicates 765 kv Ranchi-Sipat transmission line

PM Modi also announced the commencement of work of 3×660 MW North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project (NTPC). Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation the 765 kv Ranchi-Dharmjaygarh-Sipat Transmission Line (Powergrid) connecting...

Short-term power sales grow 90% in five years

With short-term or day-ahead buying catching on in power trading, entities dealing in these have asked the government to unclog the transmission constraints and look at reforming the process, in accordance with the Electricity...

Fight for a place under the sun

The solar energy sector in India is on the verge of getting entangled in industry in-fighting over incentives and duties. As the country readies to award the next phase of projects, domestic photo-voltaic (PV)...

Adani Group Plans Capacity Expansion of Dhamra Port

BHUBANESWAR: After the recent acquisition of Dhamra Port from L&T Infrastructure and Tata Steel, Adani Group is planning for expansion of the port. The cargo handling capacity of the port will be four times...

Souther states feel heat energy from wind dips

CHENNAI: After enjoying continuous power supply for nearly a month, several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, experienced outages as wind energy dipped below 20MW. The peak shortage on Monday evening and Tuesday morning ranged...

Indian company wins $14 million contract in Egypt

An Indian company today won a major $14 million contract for a World Bank-funded project in Egypt’s power sector. “We are delighted that Dee Development Engineers have won another important contract for a World Bank...

Micro-grids can deliver power to all

Centralised generation and distribution systems are leaky, expensive and not inclusive enough In a country like India, where resources are vast and unequally distributed, “development for all” is a powerful vote-catcher. It’s the one...

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