Hit by short supply, coal fails to dazzle sector

For the coal sector, the year 2011 started with a bang amid rosy announcements to augment ‘black diamond’ production by removing all bottlenecks, but it ended with a whimper. Against a widening 142 MT...

Will get CAG to audit discom accounts: Delhi Govt

The Delhi government has decided to have accounts of private power distribution companies audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). The state Cabinet took the decision at a meeting on Monday...

Panel for more UMPPs in coastal areas

 Even as the two coast-based ultra-mega power plants (UMPP) facing an uncertain future, it has not stopped the Working Group on Power for the 12th Plan from recommending more coastal power plants based on...

Trading in REC witnessed a new high in December

Ever since the trading in renewable energy certificates (REC) was launched in February 2010, it has slowly and steadily gained momentum, and the trading in the month of December witnessed a new high, both...

Adani Power puts 6,500 MW expansion on hold

Source: Reuters Utility Adani Power has put on hold its capacity expansion plans for 6,500 MW due to lack of clarity on coal supplies, Chief Executive Officer Ravi Sharma said on Tuesday. Adani earlier...