Wind-solar hybrid project

Imphal : Under its village electrification programme, Manipur Renewable Energy Development Agency (MANIREDA) today inaugurated yet another wind-solar power project at Dollangkhunou (Khoiraok) village in Sadar Hills of Senapati district. The installed capacity of the...

‘Intelligent Grid’ a 2011 Energy Focus: IDC

Combining electricity supply with modern computer and communications technology to create an ‘intelligent grid’ will be a key focus of the utility industry in 2011. Telecommunication service providers will evolve to support new business...

Govt okays Rs 5,732-cr Power Fin FPO

The Government has approved the follow-on public (FPO) offer of the state-run lending agency Power Finance Corporation worth about Rs 5,732 crore. The exact amount to be raised through the offer can be ascertained...

Budget may subsidize interest on loans to SEBs

The government is likely to subsidize interest on loans taken by state electricity boards (SEBs) to cut distribution losses in its budget on 28 February. “The government will bear the interest on loans as...

Impediments to open access

The Electricity Act, 2003 (EA 2003) opened the power sector to multiple players by providing for a power market replete with competition. A key objective of EA 2003 was to provide ‘open access’ in...

Acute power crisis persists in Bihar

PATNA: There was no let-up in power crisis across the state for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. The situation is not likely to improve till Thursday. The crisis was sparked by the shutdown...

Adani Power raises security limit by Rs 15,000 cr

Adani Power Ltd today announced an increase of Rs 15,000 crore in limit of creation of security to Rs 35,000 crore. The board of directors of the company has approved an ”increase in limit of creation of...

HC rules out exclusivity on power futures

The Bombay High Court on Monday set aside the earlier orders of the power and commodity derivatives market regulators on their claim over regulatory jurisdiction of electricity futures in India. In an order, the...