CCI approves Sasan Power Infra, Reliance Power merger

‘The control over the activities carried on by SPIL and RPL before and after the proposed combination remains with the management of RPL:’ CCI Competition watchdog CCI has approved the merger of Sasan Power...

TNEB wary of buying power from pvt producers

Last year, when electricity demand surged, Tamil Nadu was able to tide over the crisis as it had bought enough power in advance. This year, however, the outlook is dim as the Tamil Nadu...

Sembcorp India plant signs 10 year coal contract

Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries said its Indian joint venture, Thermal Powertech Corp, has signed an agreement with Indonesia’s PT Bayan Resources for supply of about one million tonnes of coal per year for 10 years....

Power tariff revision needs SEB reforms

The government may accede to private power developers’ demands for a tariff revision owing to increased cost of coal imports, but of what use is it if the state electricity boards (SEBs) are struggling...

Corona 2012 – The Management Cum Cultural Fest

The students of MBA Power Management, National Power Training Institute, Faridabad are organising a two day management cum cultural festival, CORONA 2012. The fest is scheduled to be held on 17th and 18th March,...

West Delhi to get power sub-station soon

Delhi Power Minister Harun Yusuf today laid the foundation stone of a power sub-station in Vikaspuri area of West Delhi which will further augment power supply to nearly two lakh consumers in the locality....

Five firms keen on Capex study of Haryana’s power cos

Five consulting firms, including Crisil, Deloitte and REC Power, have evinced interest in conducting a study on capital expenditure of Haryana’s two power distribution companies, official sources said here. “Five companies have submitted bids...

Work on thorium-based reactor to commence soon

Tapping its abundant thorium reserves, the Government has decided to commence the construction of 300-MW thorium-based Advanced Heavy Water Reactor in the next 18 months, a senior official said on Tuesday. “Under the third...

Centre gives TN nuclear power boost

Even as the group protesting Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) upped the ante, the department of atomic energy (DAE) announced Tuesday it would add two more reactors to Kalpakkam Nuclear Plant in an effort...