Fuel shortage hurting power generation: NTPC

Hit by fuel shortage, country’s largest power producer NTPC is generating as much as 10 per cent less electricity, a top company official has said. Noting that the fuel situation is very bad, NTPC Chairman and...

Mettur plant in TN to generate power soon

Following the serious efforts initiated by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the third unit of the Mettur Thermal Plant is all set to function in a few days. It will be a major boost as...

Odisha: OERC hikes electricity tariff from April 1

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission decides to hike electricity tariff from April 1. OERC decides not to hike tariff in Irrigation, Pumping, Agriculture and Allied Agriculture Activities. The principal reason for tariff hike in 2012-13...

AP Genco, AP Transco, Lanco bag awards from Power Ministry

AP Transco, AP Genco and Lanco Infratech Ltd., have bagged awards from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Ministry of Power under various categories for excellent performance. AP Genco has bagged “Performance of thermal stations...

MoU for Jindal Synfuels’ CTL project soon

The stage is set for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Orissa government and Jindal Synfuels for setting up of a Rs 60,000 crore coal-to-liquid (CTL) project by the latter....

RRB Energy plans fund raising from PE investors

Wind electric generators manfuacturer RRB Energy Ltd is planning to raise around Rs 100-150 crore from private equity players to mainly fund develop 3 mega watt (MW) wind energy generator (WEG). The company, which...