The BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh government is using strong-arm tactics, such as the unilateral termination of power purchase agreements (PPAs), to get generators to reduce electricity tariffs.
Floated a year and a half ago by the promoters of Century Plyboards’, Century LED is targeting a Rs 100 crore turnover in 2017-18 and hopes to double its manufacturing capacity from 10 million units to 20 million units next year.
Wind power developers in Karnataka with commissioned capacity of 270 MW are hit as the state’s energy department and electricity regulator engaged in a tiff over tariff rates.
Towns in Maharashtra had among the lowest average duration of power cuts in October, shows data from the Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan (URJA) website.
An estimated three crore plus energy efficient LED bulbs would be distributed in Tamil Nadu in another one year under the Centre’s UJALA scheme, a senior official of ESSL, the implementing agency, said here today.
State-run NTPCBSE -0.98 %, India’s biggest electricity producer, has shelved plans of acquiring stressed power assets in the private sector, and will instead help lenders to these debt-ridden power plants run them for a fee.
The two-day meet of power and renewable energy ministers which was scheduled to start at Rajgir in Bihar tomorrow has been called off at the eleventh hour.
India has signed joint work programmes with the International Energy Agency (IEA) and some key members at IEA’s latest ministerial meeting in Paris
The central government is set to hold a two-day brainstorming session with states on big power sector reforms including direct transfer of subsidy and strict laws obligating distribution utilities to provide round-the-clock power and connection portability.
Adani Power said it will set up a new 1,600 MW coal power plant at Godda Jharkhand to supply power to Bangladesh for a period of 25 years.