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Wind power mills lose Rs 150 cr due to theft in Rajasthan

Investments worth Rs 14,000 crore made by wind power companies in Rajasthan is threatened by a serious law and order problem as locals are stealing expensive parts of the wind power mills. Top officials of Suzlon – the main supplier...

Deloitte selected for study on Coal India restructuring

The Coal Ministry has selected global consultancy firm Deloitte, from among the nine shortlisted companies, for a study on restructuring of state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) “Deloitte has been selected for a study on Coal India restructuring,”...

Railways to sell surplus power in open market

The cash-strapped Indian Railways has decided to sell its surplus power in the open market through its own power exchange. The Railways’ own power exchange is to be set up in a few months....

Tribunal order on coal import may raise power tariffs

PATIALA: Reacting to the recent order of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity allowing two private thermal plants in Punjab to import coal on their own, the Punjab State Electricity Board Employees Association said the decision...

Rupee Threatens India’s Wind Industry Budding Recovery

The rupee’s biggest plunge in 20 years is endangering the recovery of India’s $1.6 billion wind power industry as higher finance and import costs negate benefits from a government subsidy restored last month. The currency’s...

Peak-hour power metering likely in Delhi

The capital may soon introduce Time-of-Day (TOD) metering in which power consumers in the domestic sector will be charged according to the power usage during peak and non-peak hours. The new system is expected...

CIL falls below IPO price on share sale concerns

The Coal India Ltd (CIL) stock on Friday slipped below its initial public offering (IPO) price, after the government appointed merchant bankers to manage the company’s share sale. In intra-day trade, the stock touched a record...

DoT for running towers on renewable energy

Concerned over the widespread usage of diesel by over six lakh telecom towers in the country, the telecom department is working on running towers on renewable energy, starting with non-grid areas. Telecom companies are estimated to be...

Bengal to implement solar RPO this year

In a bid to boost non-conventional energy production, the West Bengal government is set to implement the solar renewable purchase obligation (solar RPO) this year, a minister said Friday. The RPO mandates that every company generating,...

UPERC accused of having double standard on petitions

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) had cited the absence of a full member board for not taking up petitions pertaining to power tariff revision. But in a surprising move, the Commission...

Power Plus Solar : The journey So Far and Road Ahead

Dear Reader, IndianPowerSector.com, is launching a report on solar which will contain info about all the solar projects in India during 7th REI and Inter Solar Mumbai. The report will also be available on...

Electricity tariff hike for BEST customers

In a major electricity tariff shock to Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) consumers, state electricity regulator MaharashtraElectricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) approved an average 8.90 per cent tariff hike today for fiscal 2013-14. The revised...

Electricity circuit bench for Mumbai

MUMBAI: Maharashtra governor KSankaranarayanan will inaugurate the circuit bench of Mumbai of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) on Friday. The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, established under Electricity Act, 2003 hears cases arising from the orders of the state electricity...