Author: Abhishek Vaish

Rising wind, solar production depresses spot

European prompt power fell on Wednesday on high wind and solar power output and with some sizeable nuclear outages priced in. “There will be some hefty wind power spikes on Thursday before a slowdown...

Waste-to-energy plant to be set up in Kovai

With the city producing over 1100 tonnes of waste on a daily basis, the Coimbatore corporation plans to set up a waste to energy plant based on a model from Stuttgart region in Germany....

Centre sanctions coal linkage to SSTPS’s 2nd phase

Coal Linkage Committee of Ministry of Coal has sanctioned bridge coal linkage to the second phase of Shri Singhaji Thermal Power Station (SSTPS), clearing the way for production of 1,320 MW electricity from 2018,...

NLC planning to acquire DVC’s 1200 mw thermal power proj

State-run Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is planning to acquire Damodar Valley Corporation’s 1200 mw Raghunathpur Thermal Power Project (RTPP) through a joint venture company. “NLC has initiated actions to acquire power assets and in...

How will GST impact India’s energy sector?

India is likely to soon approve a key legislative change required for the implementation of the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The Goods and Services Tax law seeks to subsume all central...

Country’s 1st grid-MW rooftop solar project in Odisha

A project implementation agreement (PIA) was signed among the Green Energy Development Corporation Ltd (GEDCOL), the Central Electricity Supply Utility (Cesu) and the Azure Power Mercury Private Limited to develop the country’s first grid...

MSEDCL taken to task over inflated bills, power cuts

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has recently been facing the residents’ anger over inflated bills and erratic supply. Consumers have been undertaking protest marches to MSEDCL offices, to demand uninterrupted supply...

Gusty winds push up power production

It’s a windfall, literally, as far as electricity generation from wind energy is concerned. Gusty winds sweeping through the State has given a boost to the generation of renewable energy. Power generation crossed 1,800...

Government wins nine cases on coal block auctions

The government has won all the nine cases in which high courts have given verdict on petitions filed by coal block bidders following disputes over e-auction provisions, according to government data. The winning spree...