Thorium must form part of India’s energy mix: AEC chief

Large-scale utilisation of thorium must form an important element of India’s energy strategy, according to Dr Srikumar Banerjee, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy. Delivering the convocation address at...

‘No gas to power sector from ONGC fields’

The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) stayed on the path suggested by the Petroleum Ministry of maintaining top priority in natural gas allocation for the fertiliser sector, followed by LPG, power and city gas...

D6 blip may curtail AP’s emergence as power hub

The Natural gas-rich east coast area of Andhra Pradesh has the potential of becoming a power generation hub on a par with Singrauli area of Madhya Pradesh, which is home to about 20,000-mw capacity....

Power producers voice concern over UMPP equipment sourcing

Private power producers have raised concerns over the Government’s proposed move to make it compulsory to source equipment from indigenous manufacturers by companies setting up ultra mega power projects in the country. Companies are...

Su-Kam, Kohler tie up for hybrid power back-up solution

Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd and Kohler Power Systems, US, have introduced range of diesel and gas generators. Both companies have entered into a supply, distribution marketing pact and have conceived a hybrid solution offering...

Adanis plan to invest $6-b in global projects by 2015

Integrated infrastructure major Adani Group plans to invest between $12-15 billion on its expansion projects over the next seven years, Mr Gautam Adani, Chairman, said here on Thursday. About half of this sum will...