Trade hails TN Govt decision on Kudankulam project

Trade and industry bodies here have hailed the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision on commissioning Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. The Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that the decision to go ahead...

Nitish asks for central assistance in energy sector

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today requested Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to ensure central assistance to make the state self-suffient in energy and accord priority to coal linkages for expanding Barauni thermal...

PTC India to retain only 5% stake in IEX

PTC India Ltd, one of the promoters of the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), plans to sell part of its stake in the bourse, retaining a minority 5%, in line with regulations.   File Photo...

Bescom suggests captive power for HT users

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom)?has directed high- tension power consumers (commercial and industrial) in the City to opt for captive power to meet their energy demands during summer. The power so saved will...

Rs 2.33/unit not viable, says Reliance Power

Reliance Power has called procurers for reconciliatory talks to seek higher tariff for its 4,000 MW Krishnapatnam project. The company had signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with 11 procurers in four States...

Budget 2012-13: Energy sector overview by BMR Advisors

Energy sector being one the key strategic sectors, continues to receive policy thrust required for sustained growth. Proposals to extend viability gap funding for oil and Gas/LNG storage facilities and oil and gas pipelines...