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AIPEF writes to PM on Electricity Act amendment

AIPEF writes to PM on Electricity Act amendment Saturday November 22 2014 Chandigarh All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has written to Prime Minister demanding a thorough review of the Electricity Act 2003 before...

Rs 5,200 Cr Scheme for Improving Power Network in Northeast

The government today approved Rs 5,200 crore scheme for strengthening power transmission and distribution network in six North-east states. “The Cabinet today approved North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSlP) for Assam, Manipur,...

NTPC, state PSU to set up thermal plant

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has agreed to jointly develop a thermal power plant at Kamakshyanagar in Dhenkanal district with state-owned Odisha Thermal Power Corporation. This was decided at a meeting between chief...

Govt approves funds for power sector push

New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Thursday approved an outlay of Rs.43,033 crore to fund an ambitious initiative to supply electricity through separate feeders for agricultural and rural domestic consumption, aimed...

India readies proposal to double power to Nepal

Marking a significant step in its nascent electricity diplomacy efforts, India has agreed to provide 150 MW of power to Nepal in addition to the 120-140 MW of power that it exports currently. The...

SunEdison to enter Indian wind energy market

CHENNAI, NOVEMBER 19:   The US solar major, SunEdison, will enter the Indian wind energy market, Pashupathy Gopalan, who heads the company’s Asia-Pacific operations, told Business Line on Wednesday. He said this while answering a...

India plans solar army, to train 50,000 people

The government is planning to train around 50,000 people in areas related to solar power—a so-called solar army that would help India achieve ambitious targets in harnessing the power of the sun. The workforce...

Push into power may ease CIL’s supply woes

Hamstrung by inadequate rail and road infrastructure to evacuate its coal, the public sector company plans to put up a pithead plant in Odisha At a time when it is facing flak for its...

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