The government’s top brass, led by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will brainstorm on Thursday on how best it can push large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the country, ahead of the rollout of FAME India.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked the Science and Technology (S&T) Department to undertake projects for harnessing of solar energy in a big way to supplement the energy needs of the state.
Solar power tariff is likely to come down closer to the cost of conventional power sources due to technological advancement and increase efficiency.
The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has rejected the proposal by a private entity to establish an intrastate power exchange essentially a ‘stock exchange’ for electricity in the state.
To bring debt to a manageable level, Tata Power is looking at three options to raise funds. One option is to sell up to 30 per cent stake in its renewable power firm
Capacity utilisation of coal-fired power plants has risen to 60.5 per cent in December from a low of 52 per cent in August, a significant growth after years of decline, official data shows
With a Haryana officer holding two of the three top posts in the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), the Punjab Government has lodged a protest with the Centre
Spot market power is set to become costlier as state-owned power distribution companies have proposed a hefty increase in levies imposed on openmarket consumers in their tariff petitions for the coming year.
India’s coal-fired power sector continues to suffer rising challenges posed by lack of demand, improving price competitiveness of renewable power and regulatory risk, research firm Bridge to India said in a report. In addition, despite government’s various initiatives to improve the sector, demand has failed to pick up, the report said. “The Indian government’s aggressive […]
Subdued demand coupled with surplus electricity availability has slowed down the addition of new capacity for generating power from conventional sources of energy such as coal and gas.