Category: Renewable

Ahluwalia Panel proposes UID-linked direct subsidy

The central government is planning a complete overhaul of the way the power sector is financed and subsidies are delivered, attempting to address a funding shortfall delaying the construction of electricity projects and worsening...

Approval for 77.8 MW solar PV projects under phase 1

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) has shortlisted and given a go ahead to selected independent power producers (IPPs) for implementation of 77.8 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) projects under the first phase of...

Bilateral agreements on power signed with 4 countries

The Government today informed the Rajya Sabha that the country had signed bilateral agreements with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Canada for cooperation in power sector during 2009-2011, but said no power project was set up...

FDI in renewable energy growing rapidly: govt

The government today said Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in renewable energy sector has shown an upward trend and investment in the sector in 2009-10 has been very attractive. “The FDI in renewable sector has...

RAPDRP

Introduction Ministry of Power, Govt. of  India, as a part of Reforms  in  the Power Sector, has  launched  the Restructured  Accelerated  Power Development  and  Reforms  Programme  (R-APDRP) in  the  XI Five year Plan. The...

ADB signs JV with NTPC to develop renewable energy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a joint venture agreement with NTPC Ltd. and Kyushu Electric Power Company of Japan to develop and operate 500 megawatts of renewable energy projects in India in the...

Assam edge in power tussle

Assam may have gained an edge over Arunachal Pradesh in a battle over hydel schemes that mirrors the Orissa-Andhra Pradesh tussle relating to the Polavaram dam project. Itanagar is pushing for some 85 hydro-power...

Carbon Credit

Carbon Credit is permit that allows the holder to emit one ton of carbon dioxide or its equivalent. Credits are awarded to countries or groups that have reduced their green house gases below their emission quota. Carbon credits...

Mining groups involvement in power generation

Mining groups are increasingly moving into the power sector, with some forced to build their own electricity plants for mining operations while others have created own power units that behave like utilities. A selection...

Tata Power Company Ltd.

Industry Name: Power – Generation/Distribution/Transmission House Name: Tata Group Incorporation Date: 18/09/1919 Market Cap (Rs Cr.): 33,122(as on march 2010) No. of Employees – 3809 (2010) Tata Power started as the Tata Hydroelectric Power...