Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff’s names, Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post.
India’s power ministry is considering ending the lock on electricity sales by distributors as one way to speed up growth in vehicle charging stations, according to a ministry official with knowledge of the plan.
For new projects commissioned in 2017, electricity costs from renewable power generation have continued to fall significantly compared to the fossil fuels, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
City residents should brace for higher tariff with electricity department submitting a proposal for enhancement in the existing rates.
Electricity consumers in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Surat may have to cough up more as Torrent Power Limited (TPL) has sought permission to increase power rates. The company claims that it needs higher rates to recover its past under-recoveries.
The electric utility, traditionally, is one of the most conservative and defensive sectors, with mostly government-controlled entities. After the opening of the sector, there is substantially private sector investment in both regulated and unregulated services.
Attracted by proposed power sector reforms and India’s potential, Italy’s Enel Group is exploring the possibility of entering India’s electricity distribution business, two people familiar with the development said.
Even as the largest global green energy programme is gaining traction in India, a new frontier in the form of tidal energy may open up to help meet the country’s energy demand.
Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, informed that as per a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
India is adding the least amount of coal-fired power in more than a decade as tepid demand from indebted state retailers fails to utilize the nation’s existing generation capacity.