Author: SUMIT KUMAR

Telangana to Buy 500 MW Power from Chattisgarh

The Telangana government hastened its power purchase plans. As per the revised plans, around 500 MW power will flow from Chhattisgarh to Telangana by December this year. Power will be supplied to Telangana from...

Coal issues need to be addressed for affordable power

Flagging off concerns about fuel shortages hurting power generation, senior executives today said transportation and quality issues related to coal need to be immediately addressed for ensuring affordable electricity. “Affordable power is linked to...

Link with Bangladesh sees record surge in power exports

The outgoing UPA government’s list of squandered diplomatic opportunities has one clear exception. India’s electricity diplomacy efforts on the eastern border with power-starved Bangladesh has broken new ground, with electricity flows since the commissioning...

Punjab dependent on private power generation units

Punjab is falling prey to countrywide trend of overdependence on private power generation units. Experts point out that it is imposition of financial restructuring plan (FRP) on states that is forcing them to introduce...

Discoms may be paid for costlier gas

The new Union power minister might be entrusted with an unfinished job — insulating distribution companies from the rise in power generation costs that might arise due to a higher gas price. According to...