Orissa – Power tariff likely to increase

The Supreme Court on 09-11-2011 rejected a review petition of the Orissa Electricity Regulation Commission (OERC) fuelling speculation that power tariff will soon rise for lakhs of domestic and commercial consumers in the state...

JNNSM Batch 2 winners

Dr Bhargava said the process of evaluation of the bidders in the batch 2 of phase 1 is almost over and names of the winning bidders will be sent to the nodal agency, NTPC...

Govt may extend concessions for merchant solar projects

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) plans to fine-tune provisions of the solar policy to expedite project implementation, and is also considering extension of concessions for merchant solar projects by taking...

PFC gets Board nod to launch PE Fund

The board of directors of Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) has given an approval to a proposal to launch private equity fund for the power sector with a target of the total fund size...

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...