IITs to compete on Energy Conservation and savings

Students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), have found a novel way to cut down on electricity usage in IIT campuses across the country. As part of Techfest 2011, IIT-B has organised an...

Industry seeks greater participation in UP energy sector

In the backdrop of acute power shortage in Uttar Pradesh, industry has sought greater participation in the energy sector of the state encompassing both generation and distribution. According to the Industry, the industrial sector...

60,000 Punjab power sector staffers on strike

Nearly 60,000 employees of Punjab’s power sector went on a two-day strike Wednesday after their talks with the state’s power corporations regarding pay and other benefits failed. President of the Joint Forum of Power...

Ahluwalia Panel proposes UID-linked direct subsidy

The central government is planning a complete overhaul of the way the power sector is financed and subsidies are delivered, attempting to address a funding shortfall delaying the construction of electricity projects and worsening...

BHEL to set up power plant in city

Delhi: Public sector engineering firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) will set up a 750 mw gas based power plant in the national capital. A meeting of Delhi Cabinet presided by Chief Minister Sheila...

Approval for 77.8 MW solar PV projects under phase 1

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) has shortlisted and given a go ahead to selected independent power producers (IPPs) for implementation of 77.8 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) projects under the first phase of...

House panel pulls up ministry on power fund

A parliamentary panel has pulled up the power ministry for failing to get the National Electricity Fund (NEF) — a critical funding intervention for distribution projects — operational, especially when power distribution is proving...

Russian co eyes Indian vendors for N-power ventures

Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, has started the process of shortlisting three-four Indian equipment vendors for future nuclear power projects being jointly planned in India. The focus is on moving to a serial...