Author: Himanshu Arora

Textile hub Tirupur explores solar option

Seven textile units in Tirupur have come together to set up a captive 20 MW solar power plant, according to Raja M. Shanmugham, Chairman of Apex Clothing Company, the joint venture that will invest...

Coal Ministry issues notices to Tata Power, JSPL

The companies are Tenughat Vidhyut Nigam, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, Monnet Ispat and Tata Power. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has received the notice for not developing the Ramchandi promotional block, which was...

Coal India, NTPC close to reaching pact

The long-pending dispute between NTPC and Coal India India (CIL) on entering fuel supplying agreements (FSA) may be resolved this month. The public sector power major raised a number of issues regarding coal quality...

Coal India sales snagged in red tape

A drop in demand from key consumers and bureaucratic red tape in despatching excess coal to other consumers will impact Coal India Ltd’s (CIL) sales growth in the first quarter, according to a company...

Ministry sets up working group for biomass power

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has constituted a working group to review issues troubling biomass-based power producers in the country. The group, chaired by Alok Srivastava, a Joint Secretary in the Ministry,...

Solar players upbeat over EU action against China

Indian solar cell and module manufacturers are enthused by two developments in the last few days. First, the European Union’s action of imposing anti-dumping duty on solar panels imported from China has raised expectations...