Rooftop Solar Power Plan Shows Promise

Rooftop Solar Power Plan Shows Promise

The grid connected rooftop project, which entails production of solar energy on rooftops of individual households and institutions, looks set for a promising start in the state.

Coal Mine Auction Drill

Coal Mine Auction Drill

The Narendra Modi-government will be putting up for auction a score of coal mines by June-end this year after tweaking some rules, besides starting work on the auctioning of around 288 iron ore and other mineral-bearing mines in the next financial year.

GAIL Stirs Bengal Gas Pot

GAIL Stirs Bengal Gas Pot

The battle to dominate the gas market in eastern India is intensifying with state-owned GAIL India opposed to a move by H-Energy, a subsidiary of real estate firm Hiranandani Group, to lay a 125km pipeline between Kukrahati in East Midnapore and Itinda in North 24-Parganas.

Power Firms Reduce Energy Loss

Power Firms Reduce Energy Loss

The power distribution companies – North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited and South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited – in Bihar have brought down the aggregate transmission and commercial (AT&C) loss by about 10 per cent this fiscal.

High Drama In Power-Plant Row

High Drama In Power-Plant Row

The standoff at the Bharatiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited (BRBCL) thermal power plant at Nabinagar in Aurangabad district was resolved for the moment on Wednesday afternoon, but the protesting villagers maintained that they had not been given jobs in the plant as promised.

Barrage Gates In Need Of Repairs

Barrage Gates In Need Of Repairs

One of the sluice gates of Durgapur Barrage on the Damodar got twisted and fell into the river, causing water to gush out to the lower catchment area and leaving the left upper catchment area dry.