India’s power sector stuck in the doldrums

CHENNAI: India’s power supply deficit figures might be looking better than ever, but ratings agencies and analysts have begun to point out that the Indian energy machine might not be able to fulfill overall...

Major smart metering programme for Dehli

Tata Power-DDL has been the frontrunner in implementing power distribution reforms and using technology to better serve customers. Smart metering and smart grid solutions company, Landis+Gyr, has been awarded one of largest smart metering...

Tariff for wind energy comes down

Rate reduced from ?4.50 per unit to ?3.74 per unit After revising solar tariffs, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered a mid-term revision of tariff for wind energy. The Commission has revised...

MCL seeks reallocation of coal blocks

The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has urged the Union Ministry of Coal to allot coal blocks immediately in order to meet its production target in the next fiscal. A top MCL official, speaking on...

Air pollution throws shade on India’s solar success

Dust deposited on solar panels impair conversion of energy Air pollution is diminishing India’s capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables as the energy-hungry giant emerges...