Hydro scam could get buried now

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu’s death in a chopper crash could bury a ‘hydro project signing scam’, dealing a fiscal blow to several corporate houses. Between 2006, the year before Khandu replaced Gegong...

Birla Power Solutions to raise $100 million; stock up

MUMBAI: Portable generator-maker Birla Power Solutions is looking at raising up to $100 million in the current financial year from private equity players to part finance its diversification plans, the company’s managing director told...

PFC’s Rs 5000-cr FPO to open on May 10

State owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC), which provides financial assistance to power sector, has fixed May 10 as a opening date for its follow-on public offer (FPO) of 229,553,340 equity shares. It is a first divestment...

GE to launch 660, 800 MW steam turbines in India

Looking to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing power sector, General Electric will introduce 660 and 800 MW supercritical steam turbines in India this year. With India targeting a capacity addition of 1,00,000 MW...

Need to review safety at N-plants: Parikh

India’s Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) expert group chief Kirit Parikh has said that there is a need to completely review the safety measures at India’s various nuclear energy plants in view of the Japan...

India Calls for A Robust Power Grid in SAARC Region

India has called for integrating the entire SAARC region by a robust Power Grid system to address power deficit in South Asian Countries. Speaking at the Round Table Conference on ““Promoting Investment Opportunity in...

New body for nuclear oversight

Signalling its resolve to go ahead with a proposed $10 billion (Rs44,600 crore) nuclear plant, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government on Tuesday announced it would set up an independent, statutory nuclear regulatory body....

HCL Infosystems to execute Jharkhand R-APDRP

The Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) has roped in the HCL Infosystems to have the information technology (IT) backing for power sector reforms in the state. To achieve the task, the Jharkhand State Electricity...

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