Author: Heena Jha

Haryana: Private players entry opposed in power supply

In what may limit consumers’ choice, Haryana power utility Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), the state-run power distribution company for south Haryana, has opposed “tooth and nail” the entry of private players in...

NTPC scales down acquisition target

New Delhi: The acquisition plans of India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd may not help stranded power plants and financial institutions much, with the state-owned company scaling down its target and demanding that promoters...

Focus on alternatives for coal-based power: Jairam

India needs to develop radical thinking in terms of renewable energy resources, former union minister Jairam Ramesh has said. Climate change has added a whole new dimension to our energy policy, the Rajya Sabha...

Conglomerates on the lookout for distressed power assets

Mumbai: Expecting an upturn in the operating environment for India’s troubled electricity sector, large conglomerates are looking to buy distressed power assets that may be available at reasonable valuations. Tata Group, Adani Group, JSW...