Category: Thermal

Gridlock could idle big chunk of 25,000 MW

lutch of power plants coming up in Orissa and Chhattisgarh may have to grossly underutilise their capacities over the next three years, resulting in generation losses in excess of Rs 1 lakh crore for...

Jindal Steel and Power acquires Andhra-based Kineta Power

 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has wholly acquired Kineta Power, a privately-owned coal-based 1,980-MW power plant in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, for an undisclosed sum. Confirming the deal, JSPL’s managing director and...

Surplus power – options for Punjab

Surplus power – options for Punjab Punjab should be able to consume the surplus power within state by reducing tariff on higher consumption or sell it to power deficit states and its inability to...

APERC public hearing: Farmers oppose power tariff hike

Mild tension prevailed at the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (APERC) public hearing here on Saturday, as representatives of several farmers’ associations and political parties vociferously opposed the power tariff hike mooted by the...

Engineer develops micro hybrid power plant

Using a unique blend of technologies of the non-conventional energy sector, a Punjab engineer has developed a concept and designs of a micro hybrid power plant, which could not only make a village self...

Privatization of power sector has failed – AIPEF

Privatization of power sector has failed – AIPEF Friday January 24 2014 Bangalore The privatization of power sector has failed completely due to poor planning and non participation of technocrats in decision making process,...

AVEVA India expands with new Mumbai location

New, larger premises reflect AVEVA’s success and continuing growth in the Indian market   Mumbai, India – 17 January 2014 – AVEVA announced today a further expansion of its sales and support networkfor the growing Indian market by moving...

BJP promises to increase investments to boost growth

Accusing the Congress of “policy paralysis,” Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Saturday reiterated the BJP’s commitment to increase the investments to allow India achieve its growth potential. Mr. Jaitley...

Green shoots emerge in power sector: India Ratings

The Indian government’s policy measures are helping the power sector as green shoots have started to emerge, believes India Ratings. These policies are directed to solve the fuel risk and poor financial health of state power utilities...

Coal India announces Rs 18,317-crore dividend

Kolkata: State-owned Coal India today declared an interim dividend of Rs. 29 per share, amounting to Rs. 18,317 crore, for 2013-14. The government would get Rs. 16,485.71 crore for its 90 per cent stake in the Maharatna company. “We have...