India needs a new strategy for electricity needs

India should learn from the instance of Wales and other areas of United Kingdom. Many ports and other industrial operations have shut down as coal reserves exhausted. Building ultra projects have their dangers. Reserves...

NTPC unable to place a single order since 2009

State-owned NTPC Ltd has not placed a single order for power generation equipment since 2009 due to an ongoing lawsuit, issues relating to land acquisition and coal linkages to fuel its projects. Such a...

BHEL commissions 1200kv transformer in MP

State-owned BHEL today said it has commissioned the country’s first 1200 kV ultra high voltage transformer at Bina in Madhya Pradesh. “BHEL commissioned India’s first 1200 kV Ultra High Voltage Alternating Current (UHVAC) Transformer...

Nitish against retrospective power tariff hike

Making a spirited plea for the protection of power users’ interests, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday opposed the practice of enhancement of tariff and fuel surcharge with retrospective effect. Addressing a national-level meet of the...