Cabinet body approves power purchase deal with Delhi

The Cabinet Economic Affairs Committee Sunday approved in principle the agreement government signed with India to import 250 MW of electricity from the eastern part of the neighbouring country, reports UNB. The cabinet body...

Power cos lost 8.7 bn units due to coal shortages: Govt

Power companies in India have reported generation loss of 8.7 billion units from April- February this fiscal due to coal shortages, Parliament was informed today. “Power utilities have reported a generation loss of 8.7...

Kerala might go in for load-shedding: Minister

The State Government is apprehensive it would be forced to declare load-shedding or power cut going into the next month. It is waiting the SSLS examination to conclude before taking a decision, according to...

NFC manufactures critical tubes for nuclear plants

Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad, on Monday announced that it has successfully completed manufacture of UNS No 8800 U tubes useful for steam generators in nuclear power plants. These steam generators are being manufactured by...

Power failure at MRPL units

There was a power failure in the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) on Monday. A spokesman for the company said that there was a power failure in Phase I and Phase II units...

IEA has mixed view of Indian energy mix

With electricity demand in India on pace to triple by 2035, natural gas can provide a secure energy future, the executive director of the IEA said. Maria van der Hoeven, executive director of the...

Power Ministry ‘no’ to gas price pooling

The Power Ministry has rejected the gas price pooling mechanism within the power sector proposed by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, terming it as non-workable. In a response to the demand by...

Energising a tripping industry

The mood in the power sector turned sombre in 2011-12, which was reflected in a lull in the announcement of new power projects, after 3-4 years of significant capacity addition announcements. The lull is...

Power crisis? Winds in favour of India

India has vast wind energy potential than that has been estimated earlier and has the capability to be the world leader in this sector, according to three young Indian scientists based in the elite...