Category: News Updates

Gujarat meet today on rescue plan for power plants

NEW DELHI: The Gujarat government is scheduled to discuss with lenders on Monday a future course for the Tata and Adani groups’ imported coal-fired power plants that have fallen into dire straits. Sources said the meeting, scheduled in Gandhinagar,...

Indian thermal plants becoming costly affairs

India’s ultra thermal plants, designed to run on foreign coal, may no longer afford to do so economically in the future, says a top financial analyst with a leading US-based institute. This can be...

KEC International bags order worth Rs 1,845 crore

KEC International Ltd, an RPG group company, has secured new orders of Rs 1,845 crore. In Transmission and Distribution business, the company has secured orders of Rs 1,684 crore. An EPC order for construction...

Smart meters for timely bill collection in Tripura

AGARTALA: The Left Front government on Saturday announced a move to install smart meters across the state to ensure full and timely power bill collection. Power minister Manik Dey said in the first phase at least...

Morgan Stanley downgrades view on power utilities

MUMBAI:  In its report “Renewable Energy: What Cheap, Clean Energy Means for Global Utilities” released on Friday, Morgan Stanley downgraded its industry view of India Utilities to “In-Line” from “Attractive” as renewable energy is...

Melghat’s Dolar village goes solar

NAGPUR: Melghat in Amravati district mostly makes it to news because of malnutrition deaths and high rate of infant mortality. Nestled on the border with Madhya Pradesh, the area is inhabited by Korku tribes living in a time warp...

Indo-US energy ties power a bright future

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States is a reinforcement of continued cooperation between the two nations despite the tectonic changes that have taken place in US foreign policy under the Trump...

24-hour free power to agriculture from Aug 15

Hyderabad: After the industries, the TRS government is all set to implement the 24-hour uninterrupted power supply scheme to give a boost to the crisis-ridden agriculture sector. The free power scheme would be launched on...