MSEDCL to install more Any Time Payment machines

MSEDCL has decided to install all time payment (ATP) machines in several cities of the state to enable power consumers to pay bill round the clock. These machines will be installed by private operators,...

Power-starved JK is goldmine for NHPC

Srinagar, Dec 30: While the political leadership in Jammu and Kashmir goes around the town trumpeting about the state having potential of generating around 20,000 MW of energy from its water resources, the real...

APGenco commissions 1 MW solar PV unit

APGenco has announced the commissioning of a 1.0 MW photovoltaic cell-based solar power plant at Priyadharsini Jurala Hydroelectric Project on Thursday. The plant has been synchronised with grid at 8.10 a.m. today. Commercial operation...

Summary of Indian Power Sector-2011

The Ministry of Power has adopted a robust monitoring system for the capacity addition programme so as to see that the projects are executed in time. There has been a sizeable growth in the...

GERC to hear petitions of solar power developers

The fate of as many as 29 odd solar power developers in Gujarat will be decided by the electricity regulator, Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on Friday, December 30, 2011 as the later will...

NTPC Ltd to invest Rs 18,346 crore in 2 projects

Country’s top power producer NTPC Ltd will invest Rs 18,346 crore to develop two projects in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. Company’s board accorded investment approval to the projects totaling 2,900-mw electricity generation capacity, it said...

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...