Author: shivanshtyagi

Karnataka’s energy isolation set to end

There is some good news on the energy front for Karnataka. People of the state are likely to get respite from the erratic and endless power cuts this summer. The reason: A crucial project,...

CERC hearing on draft power tariff rules for 2014-19 on Jan 15

Electricity regulator CERC will hold a public hearing on the draft tariff regulations it has prepared for central government-owned power generation utilities on January 15. The draft regulations, released by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission last...

Now, power plant load, T&D losses will also decide tariff

In an important development, the UP electricity regulatory commission (UPERC) has decided to include transmission/distribution losses and plant load factor in the state-owned power plants as benchmark while deciding the tariff for 2014-15. The...

Vote for CSP Today India Awards

While there have been a number of setbacks for CSP in India in the past few months, there are still a number of achievements the industry has made since the National Solar Mission began,...

Gap between Coal India, foreign coal price narrows

Although prices of thermal coal have fallen in overseas markets, Coal India Ltd has held rates steady since the beginning of last year, somewhat narrowing the huge gap between the two. The shrinking disparity promises to...

RIDE the Andhra Solar WAVE with IPS.com and VEGA SOLAR

Dear Subscriber, Indianpowersector.com is happy to announce its strategic partnership association with Vega Solar India 2013. Vega Environ, a global think tank that is striving towards the development of the Indian solar market, is hosting this 3...

NTPC inks $250 mn loan pact with SBI, Japanese bank

State-run NTPC today said it has signed a loan agreement worth $250 million with State Bank of India and Japan-based Mizuho Corporate Bank for financing its expansion plans. “NTPC has signed a term-loan agreement...

Perkins announces key senior appointments

Perkins Engines Company Limited has announced two key senior appointments. Tana Utley has been appointed Perkins President with effect from January 1 2013, replacing Gwenne Henricks, who has returned to the US to take...