Unshackle power PSUs

The government needs to provide functional autonomy to power PSUs like NTPC, NHPC and Powergrid on a par with private players if it wants them to keep up the edge in a competitive environment...

N-power generation in Apr-Sept at 10,853 mn units

Mumbai, Oct 11 (PTI) Electricity generation from nuclear power plants in the country during the April-September period has been recorded at 10,853 million units, exceeding the target by about five per cent, the Nuclear...

Investment meet at Khajuraho

Buoyed by responses from tycoons like Pramod Mittal, Shashi Ruia, Swati Piramal, Sajjan Jindal for its ‘Destination Madhya Pradesh’ investment drive at Khajuraho on October 22, state government is upbeat on attracting more investment...

GVK taps PEs for airport, energy arms

GVK Power and Infrastructure is in talks to bring as much as $600 million (about Rs 3,688 crore) in private equity funding into two of its businesses, according to several sources with direct knowledge...

HEC to enter N-power, in talks for rail foray

Public sector engineering major Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) is set to foray into the nuclear segment, and is scouting for partners. “We have developed a special forging technology for the nuclear sector. India is...

Punjab Ropes in NTPC in Rs 15K crore Power Project

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with National Thermal Power Corporation to establish 2,640-mw coal-based thermal power project at Gidderbaha at a cost of about Rs 15,000 crore. This...

A nation without power

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has warned that India’s economy, which has grown by an average 8.5 per cent in the last four years, faces a severe power crisis. Singh on Monday said...

Orissa to invest Rs.2400 crores in power sector

Bhubaneswar,Oct 05 : The Orissa cabinet today decided to invest Rs 2400 crore on the improvement of system for the distribution of power by the Distribution companies over a period of four years. Briefing...

RIL, Bechtel firm up power plans

Reliance Industries [ Get Quote ] (RIL), India’s [ Images ] largest private sector company, is finalising a new alliance with engineering and project management partner Bechtel Corporation, as it prepares to enter the...

DVC starts 200-mw power supply for CWG

Bokaro, Jharkhand: The Commonwealth Games, which kicks off on Sunday, has already started getting 200 mw of power supply. “200-mw power has been provided for the CWG,” joint secretary of the power ministry and...