Category: News Updates

India resists U.S. pushback on nuclear liability

NEW DELHI: After initially trying to dilute the nuclear liability law at the draft stage to accommodate the concerns of American suppliers, the Manmohan Singh government has told the United States that the Act,...

Konark to put Rs 1k cr in renewable energy

Mumbai, Oct 20 (PTI) Business conglomerate Konark Group has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for foray into power sector where it plans to generate 100 MW of renewable energy by 2013, a top company official...

Power capacity grows 8.12 per cent in August

The installed capacity in the power sector stood at 165,000 Mw at the end of August, registering 8.12 per cent annual growth. The growth rate in the same month last year was 4.4 per...

Power equipment: supply chain constraints persist

New Delhi, The private sector is once again powering the generation capacity addition effort this fiscal. After a stellar performance in 2009-10, private project developers account for nearly 50 per cent of the 4,935...

India’s nuclear power generation exceeds target

Between April-September 2010,the total power generation from the country’s 19 nuclear reactors in operation was 10,853 million units, against the target of 10,342 million units, set by the Central Electricity Authority, Sudhinder Thakur, executive...

Unshackle power PSUs

The government needs to provide functional autonomy to power PSUs like NTPC, NHPC and Powergrid on a par with private players if it wants them to keep up the edge in a competitive environment...

N-power generation in Apr-Sept at 10,853 mn units

Mumbai, Oct 11 (PTI) Electricity generation from nuclear power plants in the country during the April-September period has been recorded at 10,853 million units, exceeding the target by about five per cent, the Nuclear...