Kudankulam plant is 100% safe: Kalam

Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who is on a mission to allay fears about the safety of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, on Sunday said it was ‘completely safe’ as it is located in...

Banks risk tripping over loans to power distributors

(Reuters) – Banks are staring at the prospect of restructuring loans to loss-making state electricity boards in order to stave off defaults. State-run Punjab National Bank gave fresh long-term loans to pay off short-term...

Coal India restarts e-auction

Coal India is now back on the e-auction route. After staying away for a month following the government’s push to divert supplies to fuel-starved power plants, the public sector miner resumed auctioning on Tuesday....

MERC allows Mahavitaran to charge 41 paise more from November 1

Partially conceding power distribution utility MSEDCL’s demand, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has levied a power surcharge on consumers instead of effecting a full-fledged tariff hike. The 9% surcharge will effectively increase the power...

Why the world is burning more coal

Source Gaurdian: This year’s UN climate negotiations are in Durban, South Africa. Many delegates will already be looking forward to the chance of going on safari after their labors, visiting Kruger National Park or...