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NOV 21 2017

BSES mobile application feature to help consumers identify officials

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  Power discom BSES today enabled a feature in its mobile application through which customers would be able to identify officials visiting their home, a move aimed at checking ...

NOV 21 2017

Telangana Discoms shed distribution losses by 1.4%

  • B. Chandrasekhar, The Hindu / Hyderabad, 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  Initiatives taken under Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) to improve the performance of two power distribution companies in the State have helped them reduce the technical and ...

NOV 21 2017

Kudankulam second reactor resumes power production

  • Special Correspondent, The Hindu / Tirunelveli, 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  After the nearly three-and-a-half-month maintenance process undertaken at the generator section, the second reactor of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project resumed power generation and ...

NOV 21 2017

India, World Bank ink $98 million loan pact for renewable energy

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  India and the World Bank on Monday signed a $98 million loan pact, and a $2 million grant agreement to help the country increase power generation capacity through cleaner, renewable ...

NOV 21 2017

Warburg Pincus may invest $75 million in CleanMax Solar

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  In one of the largest overseas investments in the Indian rooftop solar space, US-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus Llc plans to invest around $75 million in CleanMax Solar, ...

NOV 21 2017

SunEdisons Pashupathy Gopalan may join UKs Lightsource Renewable Energy

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  Pashupathy Gopalan, president (Asia Pacific) at SunEdison Inc. who is overseeing the sale of the India assets of the world’s largest renewable energy firm, is expected to join ...

NOV 21 2017

Taaleri eyes Fortums solar power projects in India

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 21st November 2017 Published on : 21st November 2017
  • Created:Tue 21st NOV 2017

  Taaleri Plc has evinced interest in acquiring a stake in Finland’s state-controlled power utility Fortum Oyj’s operational Indian solar power projects, said two people ...

NOV 20 2017

Meghalaya govt cancels power project pacts with private companies

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Shilong, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  The Meghalaya cabinet has cancelled power project agreements with two private companies over non-initiation of work. The government also approved a proposal for allotting ...

NOV 20 2017

Power rate up Rs 7.5 per unit as coal shortage hit generation, say experts

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  Power prices at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) touched a high of Rs 7.5 per unit last week, suggesting that power generation is still haunted by coal shortage at thermal plants, ...

NOV 20 2017

Karnataka government fears power crisis before assembly elections

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  With Karnataka heading for a power crisis triggered by coal shortage, the Siddaramaiah government suspects a political conspiracy behind the crisis that threatens to explode in the ...

NOV 20 2017

Power-surplus Himachal facing electricity dearth as winters intensify

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Shimala, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  As cold conditions intensify in the power-surplus state of Himachal, it is not only the normal lives that have been crippled but also the power generation capacity at various hydro ...

NOV 20 2017

In Pune, CME to set up solar panels to generate 5 MW electricity

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Pune, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  The College of Military Engineering (CME) will soon have a 5 MW solar power system as part of the larger plan to meet its power requirement and also contribute to the national ...

NOV 20 2017

India became third largest nation for energy investment in 2016, says IEA

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  India became the third largest country for energy investment in 2016 only behind China and the United States of America, an International Energy Agency's report pointed ...

NOV 20 2017

Power rate at IEX touches a high of Rs7.5 per unit due to coal shortage, say experts

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  Power prices at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) touched a high of Rs7.5 per unit last week, suggesting that power generation is still haunted by coal shortage at thermal plants, ...

NOV 20 2017

Renewable energy companies expect easier financing for projects

  • Nishtha Saluja, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th November 2017 Published on : 20th November 2017
  • Created:Mon 20th NOV 2017

  India’s rapidly growing renewable energy projects will gain from easier finance for investments following the upgrade of the country’s sovereign rating by Moody’s, ...

NOV 18 2017

Tata Power unit bags Indian Navy deal

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 18 November 2017 Published on : 18-Nov-2017
  • Created:Sat 18th NOV 2017

  Months after a contract between the Indian Navy and Nova Integrated Systems Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Tata Advanced ...

NOV 18 2017

Lighting industry calls for steps to curb spurious LED bulbs

  • Anupam Chatterjee , The Financial Express / New Delhi , 18 November 2017
  • Created:Sat 18th NOV 2017

  The lighting industry has called for stronger regulatory enforcement to ensure that LED bulbs sold in the market comply with ...

NOV 18 2017

Tata Power unit bags Indian Navy deal

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 18 November 2017
  • Created:Sat 18th NOV 2017

  Months after a contract between the Indian Navy and Nova Integrated Systems Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Tata Advanced ...

NOV 18 2017

New math for power plant coal stocks

  • Shreya Jai , The Business Standard / New, 18 November 2017
  • Created:Sat 18th NOV 2017

   As power plants across the country complain about a coal shortage, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has overhauled ...

NOV 18 2017

NTPCs Kahalgaon super thermal plant to produce solar power too

  • Kumar Rajesh , ETEnergyWorld / Bhagalpur, 18 November 2017
  • Created:Sat 18th NOV 2017

  State-owned power generator NTPCs Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Plant (KhSTPP) near Bhagalpur has planned to produce at least 15 ...