MSEDCL to approach APTEL against MERC tariff order

While consumers are happy over relatively lower power tariff hike sanctioned by Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), power distributor MSEDCL feels that it would not be able to meet its expenses with the sanctioned...

Coal Mining Companies & Administrative Units

Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries The Coking Coal Mines (Emergency Provisions) Ordinance was promulgated by the Government of India on 16.10.1971 under which except the captive mines of TISCO and IISCO, the...

Coal Grades

GRADES The gradation of non-coking coal is based on Useful Heat Value (UHV), the gradation of coking coal is based on ash content  and for semi coking / weakly coking coal it is based on...

Coal Reserves in India

COAL is the most important and abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 55% of the country’s energy need. The country’s industrial heritage was built upon indigenous coal. Commercial primary energy consumption in...

History of Coal Mining in India

History India has a long history of commercial coal mining covering nearly 220 years starting from 1774 by M/s Sumner and Heatly of East India Company in the Raniganj Coalfield along the Western bank...

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

(Regulatory Commission for PSU’s in Power Sector) Jurisdiction – Ministry of Power, Govt. of India Formed – 24 July 1998 Head Quarter – New Delhi Chairperson – Dr. Pramod Deo Parent Agency – Ministry...

Punjab tops in power consumption: Assocham study

Punjab may be lagging behind in removing the mismatch between demand and supply of energy but the power-starved state tops at per capita power consumption of electricity in the country, an Assocham study has...

Damodar Valley Corporation

Head Quarter – Kolkata Founded – July 7, 1948 Chairman – Devendra Singh Vision – To establish DVC as a mega pithead power producer and distributor in the Eastern Region and become a facilitator...

CERC proposes month-ahead contracts on power exchanges

To address the issue of uncertainty in getting power on exchanges on a daily basis, an advisory committee of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) today proposed introduction of monthly contracts on the exchanges....

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited

Type – Public Sector Undertaking, Government Owned Head Quarter – Chennai, Tamil Nadu Chairman & M.D – A.R. Ansari Employee – 19115(2007) (Mini Ratna) Vision – To emerge as a leading mining and power...

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited

Type –  State Owned Enterprise Founded – Sep’ 1987 Head Quarter –  Mumbai, India Chairman & Managing Director –  Dr. S.K.Jain Net Income – Rs 416.41 crore (US $ 90.36 million) (2009-10) Mission: To...

NHPC Limited

Type – State Owned Enterprise; Public Limited Founded – 1975 Head Quarter – Faridabad, India Chairman & Managing Director – S.K. Garg Net Income – Rs 2,090 crore (2009-2010) Authorised Capital – Rs150000 Million Energy...

NTPC Limited

Type–    State Owned Enterprise; Public Limited Founded–     Nov 7,1975 Head Quarter–   Delhi, India Chairman & Managing Director–   Arup Roy Chaudhary Revenue–    Rs 50,188.52 crore (US $10.89 billion) (2009-10)...

Haryana Electricity Board

Haryana Power sector comprises four wholly State-owned Corporations viz HPGCL, HVPNL, UHBVNL and DHBVNL which after unbundling of the HSEB in 1998 are responsible for power generation, transmission, distribution and trading in the State....