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Financial bailout of ailing Power Sector

Financial bailout of Power Sector Vinod Kumar Gupta India’s power sector is poised for a dramatic change and but can the government wipe out state distribution companies’ losses by 2019 is a million dolor...

Railways to tap solar power to lower cost

New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an ambitious Rs 6 lakh crore solar power mission, the country’s largest utility Indian Railways is set to make a head start in tapping the new...

State of Kerela headed for power crisis

truant monsoon and the hitches in commissioning transmission lines are threatening to upset the distribution schedule of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). Indications are that the current power shortage of 200 MW a...

Industries Feel The Heat of Power Cuts

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (BESCOM) will soon release a load-shedding schedule for domestic areas to cope with power shortage. The power generation in the state has taken a hit following the weak...

Electricity Bill 2014 – Experimenting with power sector

Experimenting with power sector The NDA government announced two schemes for strengthening last mile power connectivity – Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana for rural areas and Integrated Power Development Scheme for urban areas....

Gujarat new Solar tariff regulations

GERC has finalised the solar tariff regulations for the new control period. The Commission had for the first time specified separate costs for domestic and imported cells/modules in the draft,  however in the final...

Draft MERC RE Tariff Regulation

MERC has come up with draft RE Tariff Regulations for new control period. The salient features of the same are: Definition of Hybrid Technologies: Hybrid Renewable Energy Project means a Renewable Energy Project that...