India: 2 GW telecom tower market

Bridge to India has released the April 2012 edition of their quarterly market analysis report – The India Solar Compass. According to the latest issue, the telecom tower is a viable option for developers...

PIL against Punjab generation policy admitted

PIL challenging Punjab generation policy admitted Tuesday April 3, 2012 Chandigarh The Punjab and Haryana high court today admitted a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking striking-down of Punjab Governments impugned power generation policy. PIL...

Haryana raised electricity tariff across the segements

The HERC raised power tariff across the different consumer category. The move will hit the consumer but is necessarry for the loss making utilities.   The tariff will be applicable form 1st April. http://herc.gov.in/mainpages/app_tariff_20110601.htm...

CEA moots mega-project status for coal sector

Amid an ongoing controversy over the Comptroller and Auditor General’s draft report on coal allocation, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has strongly recommended giving the coal sector “infrastructure status” with tax holiday and duty...

RBI warns states on power utility losses

The Reserve Bank of India has said the mounting losses of state power utilities (SPUs) is a growing problem for finances of state governments which have issued guarantees and agreed to foot subsidy bills....

LT consumers to pay more

They will provide higher revenue than high tension consumers Low Tension (LT) power consumers, who were traditionally contributing less to the kitty of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation or its predecessor-entity Tamil...

HPGCL to lease 4 units of Panipat thermal plant

HPGCL to lease 4 units of Panipat thermal plant Sunday April 1, 2012 Panipat Haryana Power Generation Company Ltd. (HPGCL) has decided to lease four units of Panipat Thermal Plant on long term basis....

Power tariff hiked in Madhya Pradesh by 7.17 l

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has given its approval to the power distribution companies to increase the power tariff by 7.17 per cent in the state from April 10. The power distribution companies,...

Revised Operating Frequency Band

As per Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Indian Electricity Grid Code) Regulations, 2010. All Users, SEB, SLDCs, RLDCs, and NLDC shall take all possible measures to ensure that the grid frequency always remains within the 49.5 –50.2 Hz band....