The cost of electricity

The cost of electricity can be divided into plant-level costs, grid-level costs, and other costs. Plant-level costs consist of capital, operation and maintenance, and fuelling cost. Capital cost is reflected in the cost of...

Coal India looking to buy metal mines abroad

Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world’s largest coal miner, has held internal talks to discuss buying metal mines abroad amid faltering revenues and rising employee costs, potentially signalling a strategy shift to cut reliance...

Tamil Nadu signs MOUs with 4 solar power firms

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday signed memorandums of understanding with four solar power companies, which won contracts for 1500 MW. A total of 16 companies, awarded contracts, will invest Rs 9,000 crore...

Wind power generation, evacuation touches new high

CHENNAI: Wind powergeneration and evacuation touched a new high in the country during July this year with 9,854.34 million units of wind power being used by states. Total wind power generation between April and August...

India plans legal route for power sector reforms

New Delhi: After launching the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana for universalizing electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is readying a raft of power sector structural reforms including legal provisions to...