Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across several sectors as the two nations signed 10 MoUs to infuse new energy in their ties.
State-owned power giant NTPC on Saturday posted a 5.63 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs 2,840.28 crore in the June 2019 quarter.
After production and supply were affected in the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) for the 11th day in a row, the authorities on Saturday launched steps to inspect safety conditions, a company spokesperson said.
Tamil Nadu Electricity Consumers Association (TECA) Friday welcomed the communication of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to the state governments to honour ‘must run status’ of wind and solar projects.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said his government will bring in a policy to make the state a hub of solar energy. He said efforts are being made to generate 10,000 megawatts of additional power in the state in the next five years.
Amid a row between discoms and clean energy developers over renegotiation of tariff, NTPC Chairman and Managing Director Gurdeep Singh on Friday suggested setting up of renewable projects without power purchase agreements (PPAs).
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Friday allocated solar energy projects worth Rs 600 crore to local entrepreneurs Together, these projects will generate 148.85 mw power.
The government has prohibited mining of atomic minerals by private entities and will grant operating rights to only state-run companies to “safeguard” strategic interest of the country
The sixth tranche of CPSE ETF has been subscribed over two times, with institutional and retail investors together putting in bids worth about Rs 25,000 crore so far.
Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala has sought a clarification from the Haryana government on the power situation, claiming that people were reeling under power cuts due to its apathetic attitude.