Tata BP Solar to expand in domestic market

Bangalore: Tata BP Solar is turning its attention to the domestic market, encouraged by India’s solar mission and because of slowing exports. The Bangalore-based company earned about 70% of its revenue of Rs. 1,000 crore in...

Haryana announces energy conservation award scheme

GURGAON: The state government’s green energy wing, the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA,) has announced this year’s energy conservation award scheme – under which commercial and industrial institutes that have successfully managed to make efficient...

Stalemate over Nabinagar power plant continues

PATNA: The stalemate over the construction of 3×660 MW Nabinagar thermal power plant in Aurangabad seems to have no end. The work on the proposed power plant was again stopped on Friday due to differences over...

State stares at 200-cr loss in solar energy

KOLKATA: West Bengal has already lost Rs 200-crore investment in solar energy sector since the cost for solar energy units here is higher than states like Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan, where solar radiation is...

Changed power supplier? Pay more

MUMBAI: Non-domestic, commercial, industrial, temporary and advertising power consumers in Mumbai and Maharashtra who have switched suppliers will have to pay more for electricity. Similarly, residential consumers who have a single-phase connection and consume...

R-Power scraps yet another project, this time in Raigad

Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Power  (R-Power) wants to scrap its proposed 4,000 megawatts (MW) power project at Shahpur in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, reports CNBC-TV18 quoting sources. It has written to the Raigad District Collector withdrawing from the project....

Adani Power down on tribunal order

Adani Power shares fell over 3.5 percent after reports said that the Appelette Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) on Thursday rejected its appeal against an earlier order by Gujarat state electricity regulator, dealers said. In its earlier...

Government plans nuclear watchdog with limited powers

A new Bill introduced in Parliament for setting up a Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority (NSRA) could result in a regulatory system much weaker than the existing one. Currently, the nuclear industry is regulated by the Atomic Energy Regulatory...

GMR Energy Faces Court Case Over Chhattisgarh Project

GMR Energy’s upcoming 1,370 MW coal-fired Chhattisgarh project faces a court case for carrying out construction work before getting permission from the state government, Chief Minister Raman Singh told the state assembly Thursday. “The...

Haryana’s first gas-based power plant

Haryana’s first gas-based power projectis likely to come up in Faridabad in the next few years. The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd (HPGCL) has obtained environment clearance for the 1,500MW gas-based power project in Mothuka and...