Author: Heena Jha

FINER welcomes power tariff revision

GUWAHATI, July 28 – The FINER has welcomed the announcement of the revised power tariff for 2015-16 by the Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC), by not increasing the cost of power for the people...

APEPDCL moots Rs 2.9K cr rural network upgrade

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) has mooted a Rs 2,894.07 crore project to modernise and strengthen its power supply network in the rural areas under the centrally-sponsored Deen Dayal...

PFC drops in volatile trade

Power Finance Corporation lost 2.12% to Rs 254.05 on BSEafter the government’s stake sale in the company through an offer for sale was fully subscribed. Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex dropped 550.93 points, or 1.96%,...

Master Plan for Capital as Solar City

BHUBANESWAR:The State Government has prepared a master plan to develop the Capital as a solar city. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has shortlisted Bhubaneswar along with 54 cities in 27 States for...

Rajasthan offers to sell its power projects to NTPC

The Rajasthan government has offered to sell its power projects to state-owned NTPC Ltd in an attempt to reduce debt. The offer by the Rajasthan government assumes significance as NTPCplans to acquire stranded assets...

Power Finance Corp 5 percent stake on sale

NEW DELHI: The central government has set a floor price at Rs 254 per equity share for divestment of 5 per cent of its stake in Power Finance Corp (PFC) on Monday. “The floor...

Centre may not allow Delhi to cede power

NEW DELHI: Delhi government’s plan of surrendering a bulk of its “costly” central sector power allocation seems to have hit a roadblock. Sources in the Union power ministry said that the Centre would not...

Coal contracts to be linked with power tariff

NEW DELHI: Power companies that undertake to supply electricity at lowest rates to distributors stand to win coal supply contracts from Coal IndiaBSE -1.23 % as the mining major plans a tariff-based bidding mechanism...