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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...

Gamesa receives 100MW orders from Orange Renewable

Gamesa, a renewable energy company, has received turnkey orders from Orange Renewable, developer and operator of renewable energy projects, for its upcoming wind projects in Maliya, Gujarat and in Gurmitkal, Karnataka.The company will deliver...

Guj offers to sell Rlys power at low rates

Gujarat government has offered to sell Indian Railways its surplus electricity for running trains and other related work across the country. Gujarat’s state-owned units currently generate around 1500 MW to 2000 MW electricity which...

Haryana makes LED mandatory in government buildings

Haryana government has made it mandatory for all central and state government offices, public sector undertakings, institutions and establishments in the state to use LED (light-emitting diode) lamps. The directive also applies to electricity...

Maharashtra to follow “Delhi model” to reduce power rates

Maharashtra is contemplating adopting “Delhi model” pursued under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to reduce electricity charges, said state Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule in the Legislative Council today. He was replaying to a Calling Attention...

Lenders of Jaiprakash power ventures invoke SDR

Lenders of Jaiprakash Power Ventures have agreed to acquire significant equity stake in the company by converting part of their debt into equity. Senior bank officials said that lenders decided to invoke strategic debt...

State grid to get additional 1,500 MW

The third unit of the Ballari Thermal Power Station (BTPS) and the first unit of the Yermarus Thermal Power Station (YTPS), with a generation capacity of 700 MW and 800 MW respectively, are expected...

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