OERC says no to changes in cross-subsidy norms

The Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has refused to change cross-subsidy norms for 2010-11 and 2011-12 that would have favoured industrial power consumers, saying, it will not be possible at the moment as such...

Coal price hike rollback after industry fightback

  Final call after review of new pricing system in March Protests by coal consumers, led by the power industry, against the government move to switch to a new pricing methodology have forced state-owned...

Rajasthan: bid process draws to close

Rajasthan’s bid process for 200MW of solar projects has been extended from January 30th to February 15th. How much closer will this bid round bring the state to its vision of powering India on...

BSES discoms question DERC findings on audit discrepencies

Reliance Infrastructure-backed discom BYPL and BRPL have contested findings of Delhi’s power regulator DERC which had detected certain “discrepancies” in their audit and observed that the financial position of the companies was not as bad as...

Suzlon Group secures 100 MW contract from CLP, India

Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth leading* and India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer has signed a contract for a 100 MW wind power project with CLP, India. The project comprises 48 units of Suzlon’s latest...

Protest against electricity tariff hike

Members of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee minority department protested in front of the Hubli Electricity Supply Company Limited (Hescom) office in the Settlement area here on Monday, demanding withdrawal of the proposal to...

Fresh plans sought for no-go area projects

Taking note of a formal end to the controversial ‘no-go’ classification of coal mining projects, the coal ministry has asked states to give revised proposals to the environment ministry for projects stuck in no-go...