Category: News Updates

Delhi Metro to sign agreement for Rewa solar power today

Delhi MetroRailways Corporation and Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company will sign a power purchase agreements with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited, the implementing agency for the “world’s largest single-site solar project”, here on Monday....

Essar, Adani and JSW to build LNG terminals at ports

Conglomerates in India now have a Rs 17,000-crore investment theme built around an industrial fuel: liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Essar, Adani and JSW Groups, among others, are setting up LNG terminals along India’s...

Centre plans to auction six coking coal mines

The Centre plans to auction six coking coal blocks, a move that may help in augmenting the supply of the fuel used for steel-making, to cater to growing demand. “The Coal Ministry will put...

Delhi’s inefficient electricity subsidies

Who doesn’t like discounts or freebies, especially from the government? Subsidies aren’t inherently wrong—they can help keep goods and services affordable, and encourage “good” things like education. The challenge is making them efficient and...

Power deficit drops to less than 1 per cent in 2016-17

India’s power deficit dropped to a historical low of less than 1% last fiscal, thanks to record electricity generation capacity added over the last few years, adequate coal stocks and transmission facilities, coupled with...

Minister launches mobile app for interface with discoms

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the ‘Urja Mitra’ mobile application that allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution companies (discoms) on power supply. “Urja Mitra provides a...