Massive dues of coal PSUs: Parliament panel calls for punitive action on power companies
The Standing Committee on Coal and Steel in a report tabled in Parliament on Friday also noted that huge amount of dues are outstanding from the state and other utilities for years.
Noida authority to set up 5 Megawatt solar power plants at multiple locations
The decision is yet to be made through e-tendering process for ...
Share market update: Power shares mixed; RInfra falls 4%
The S&P BSE Power index was trading 0.13 per cent down at 1884.28 .
India’s economy is sputtering. But its stock market powers ahead
Economic growth is at the lowest since before Prime Minister Modi came to power in 2014.
Share market update: Power shares dip; Adani Power falls 1%
The S&P BSE Power index was trading 0.15 per cent down at 1895.70.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
India needs tariff reforms to boost consumption of renewables: WWF
According to the report, C&I consumers' power demand is met principally by grid power (63 per cent) and onsite captive generation (27 per cent, mostly coal fired).
Wind woes increase in India, world's cheapest market, as delays pile up threatening nation’s renewable-energy ambitions
Developers are having difficulty finding affordable land, getting financing and connecting to grids.
Banks gave USD 745 billion to groups planning new coal power plants: NGOs
The report's release comes as world leaders met this week in Madrid for a 12-day UN climate summit, where they are expected to hammer out some of the details of the 2015 Paris agreement. But the report released by environmental groups on Thursday cites more than 1,000 new coal power stations or units in the pipeline.
Tata Power-ICICI Bank JV acquires Manoj Gaur's Prayagraj power project
Renascent Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Resurgent Power Ventures Pte, has acquired 75 per cent stake in Prayagraj Power Generation Co Ltd (PPGCL) which owns and operates 1,980 MW coal-based electricity generation unit, Tata Power said in a regulatory filing.
Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh
The government is facilitating developers by allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100% through the automatic route. Moreover, Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar and wind power shall also be waived for renewable projects commissioned by December 2022.
Government plans new scheme to revive 24,000-MW gas power plants
The power and petroleum ministries are working on the new proposal. The earlier scheme entailing subsidy has been shelved. The proposed new scheme will offer no subsidy and hopes to help operate the power stations at 90% capacity by selling the bundled power. Bundling of solar power with an equal amount of gas-based power is expected to result in lower cost of production.
Global coal power set for record fall in 2019: IEEFA
In an analysis it said this would amount to a reduction of around 300 terawatt hours (TWh), more than the combined total output from coal in Germany, Spain and the UK last year. The analysis is based on monthly electricity sector data from around the world for the first seven to 10 months of the year, depending on data availability in each country.
Solar energy need of hour, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
Nitish said efforts were on to enthuse people to make optimal use of solar energy in their private buildings after the installation of solar plates on the government buildings and offices across the state
Russia supplies fuel to India’s oldest nuclear power plant
TVEL, fuel division of Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, has been supplying uranium fuel pellets for Tarapur on a regular basis in 2019. The total volume of the fuel pellets supplied to India for Tarapur in 2019 exceeded 50 tons. The pellets will be used for fabrication of nuclear fuel assemblies for the Tarapur Nuclear Power Plant.
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