Coal-fired power generation has registered a 4.37% growth during the April-February fiscal, compared with 5.47% in the previous corresponding period. Analysts, however, are predicting an increased capacity utilisation in the subsequent months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for concessional financing and less-risky funds for solar projects to raise the share of solar power in the energy basket, provide cheaper electricity and cut carbon emissions.
With the target of power purchase from renewable energy sources set to increase every year, state-run Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has chalked out plans to procure 7,000MW of solar and wind power by fiscal 2021-22, to meet renewable purchase obligations (RPO).
The Ghaziabad district administration has identified land for two dumping grounds in the district and plans are in the offing to install electricity generation plant there with the help of the civic bodies including Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN) and Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA).
Indirect tax department has clarified that rent on electricity meter draws goods and service tax (GST), a development which is likely to draw criticism from the industry.
Reliance Infrastructure Ltd on Monday announced it has won an arbitration award of Rs 292 crore in a case against the Goa government heard by a Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission-constituted tribunal.
Electricity is a major concern in rural India, especially for farmers. The Government of India has come up with an original plan to address this problem.
There has been much debate over the expansion of nuclear energy in India, the arguments covering a gamut of angles from safety and environmental concerns to liability, security and affordability.
The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Contract Employees have threatened the state government of a strike if their demands for job regularisation are not met.
The power sector in India has undergone a plethora of reforms in the last decade. Introduction of competition has been one of the main aims of reform in the electricity sector in India.