CLSA downgrades power sector; Power Grid, NTPC safest bet

Indianpowersector.com Analysis: The main reasons of this de-ratings are: 1) Poor financial condition of distribution sector and 80,000 Cr losses, distribution is the only revenue earning part of the complete power sector. The viability of...

International investments

Indianpowersector.com  Analysis: With investment opportunities of around INR 10 trillion for next fiver year plan, Indian power sector can be a hot place for international investment. The only challenge is to have a proper implementation of policies and...

Strike effect: Hydel power generation drops by half

With the general strike by activists seeking statehood for Telangana entering its 27th day on Sunday, the consequential power crisis deepened as the State reported a 50 per cent drop in hydel power generation....

Rajasthan a favourite for solar power projects

Source: Business Line The majority of proposals submitted this year by private entrepreneurs to the NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) for establishing 350 MW solar power projects based on the solar photovoltaic technique are...

Cash crunch forces power firms to tap foreign funds

Source: Mint Rising interest rates on rupee loans and banks’ reluctance to lend more money to the power sector as most have reached their sectoral exposure limits are forcing power firms to tap alternative...

Power Finance Corp plans to raise nearly Rs 16,800 cr

Power Finance Corp is hoping to raise nearly Rs 16,800 crore in the coming months through issue of securities, including tax-free bonds. The state-run lender for the power sector has already started the sale process...

India’s $50 education tablet almost a reality?

The Institute for Sustainable and Applied Infodynamics, a collaboration between Texas’ Rice University and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, announced on Monday that they are getting ready to produce their low-price, low-power tablet for Indian...

How to Profit From the Fastest-Growing Energy Sector

by:by David Fessler, Investment U Senior Analyst Monday, October 3, 2011 You might think this is going to be another article about natural gas, oil shale, or the tar sands. It’s not. Sure, they’re all booming energy...