Author: Alok Tripathi

SC order not to hit power output: Orissa

After the Supreme Court scrapped allocation of 214 coal blocks in the country on Wednesday, the state government said the order would have no immediate impact on power generation.“Coal supply to the NTPC would...

Coal import by pvt cos under UPERC scanner

The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has raised the ante over UP Power Corporation Limited’s (UPPCL) approval to import of coal by two private companies. The commission is of the view that the private...

UP claims to double power production by 2016

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday blamed the ongoing power crisis and the three-day dip in power supply on poor movement of coal to UP during the Vishwakarma Puja. In an assessment and review...

Ambani abandons $1.6bn hydropower deal

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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...

‘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...