India bats for $300 bn power grid in South Asia

India has made a strong pitch for setting up a $300-billion trans-national power grid in South Asia which would enable the region to trade in electricity. Addressing the sixth SAFTA ( South Asia Free...

NHPC to study Lower Subansiri power project in totality

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) will study the concerns raised by an expert committee over the construction of the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project at Gerukamukh in Assam. Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi...

Kudankulam expert panel to meet on Friday

The four-member expert committee to look into safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu and address fears of locals about the project will meet here on Friday. The panel...

NHPC and Assam Govt to talk about Dam issue today

National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) officials would be meeting the Group of Ministers (GoM) this morning at the Assam Secretariat to hold a crucial round of talks regarding the construction of the 2,000-MW Lower...

Long-standing dues crippling KPCL

With a debt of more than Rs 5000 crore, the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) is reeling under non-recovery of long standing dues from various energy players? across the state. According to officials, the...

KEC to venture into EHV cables

KEC International, a power transmission company involved in supply and construction of power lines, is foraying into extra high voltage (EHV) cable business by setting up a production facility in Vadodara, Gujarat. The plant...