Mar 10, 2016 07:46 AM IST
The committee formed almost a year back is co-chaired by Joint Secretaries of both Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Power, an official said.
- Mar 08, 2016 06:37 PM IST
Npower has seen its share of Britain's competitive domestic energy market crumble amid rising customer dissatisfaction.
- Feb 29, 2016 06:02 PM IST
The eight core industries - coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity - comprising nearly 38 percent of India's total industrial production had grown at 2.3 percent in January last year.
- Feb 26, 2016 01:46 PM IST
The central and state governments subsidise a wide range of products â€” including rice, wheat, pulses, sugar, kerosene, LPG, naphtha, water, electricity, fertiliser, iron ore, railways, among others â€” in order to make these affordable.
- Feb 26, 2016 01:27 PM IST
"The power generation capacity has increased while the financial ability of discoms to purchase electricity has diminished,â€ the Survey said, adding that the time was now ripe to allow industries with higher power demands to absorb excess generation capacity through "Open Access".
- Feb 23, 2016 08:10 AM IST
"The government has decided to allot Talabira-II and -III coal blocks in Odisha to Neyveli Lignite Corporation," an official said.
- Feb 19, 2016 06:42 PM IST
Power-starved Nepal has declared an "energy emergency" to tide over the acute electricity shortage and unveiled plans to address the energy crisis within two years by importing 50 per cent of its requirements from India.
- Feb 18, 2016 09:32 AM IST
India presently imports 1.5 Gigawatt (GW) of hydropower from Bhutan. This is projected to rise to 8 GW by 2022 and imports from Nepal too may start.
- Feb 11, 2016 12:00 PM IST
Maharashtra Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said that considering the growing demand for power and ensuring uninterrupted power supply the state government is planning to construct two thermal-based at Dahanu in Thane district.
- Feb 10, 2016 11:58 AM IST
During the quarter, EBITDA may grow 24 percent at Rs 705 crore versus Rs 571 crore while margin may stand at 51.6 percent versus 48.51 percent.
- Jan 21, 2016 10:47 AM IST
Elaborating on the policy, Minister for Energy and Renewable Energy Chandrashekhar Bawankule said, "Government wants to promote power generation through solar panels on roof tops of educational campuses and government buildings as well as cooperative societies and private buildings."
- Jan 18, 2016 08:28 PM IST
As many as two crore pumps required to be replaced, while another one crore diesel generators pumps need to be changed with energy-efficient ones.
- Jan 16, 2016 03:16 PM IST
Before his march, Rahul interacted with the management students of a business school in Vile Parle, where he spoke on issues like the GST Bill and the Modi government's response to the Pathankot terror attacks.
- Jan 14, 2016 05:15 PM IST
In an exclusive Hello GST series with CNBC-TV18's Menaka Doshi, Harishanker Subramaniam, Indirect Tax Leader EY, shares his views on the Goods and Services tax (GST) Bill and how it will pan out for the power sector.
- Jan 11, 2016 10:16 AM IST
CNBC-TV18‘s Anshu Sharma reports that CERC has provided a mechanism to enable future pass-through on monthly basis, which provides annual compensation of over Rs 300 crore for 25 years PPA term.
- Dec 28, 2015 12:31 PM IST
Revival of electricity distribution companies or discoms holds the key to bring back the power sector back on track and to ensure optimum utilisation of the installed capacities of electricity generators particularly thermal projects.
- Dec 08, 2015 10:45 AM IST
Kushal Desai, MD of Apar Industries says that demand is picking-up in the power sector slowly.
- Nov 30, 2015 08:37 AM IST
In terms of sectors, agriculture is expected to see a slowdown on a QoQ basis possibly because of the lesser or deficit monsoon. It is hence expected to come in at around 1.1% and the range is anywhere between 0.5% and 2% this time.
- Nov 06, 2015 08:07 PM IST
"We believe the package will bring about a lasting solution to the problems in the SEBs because at the end of the day discoms' debt will get added to the state debt, which is important. We are looking at more permanent solutions to the issues in the power sector," Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairperson of SBI said.
- Nov 06, 2015 11:42 AM IST
The government's bailout plan includes the clause that banks will not be allowed to lend any more money to finance the discoms' losses. This, Power Secretary Pradeep Kumar Pujari, says is a big positive.
- Nov 06, 2015 09:11 AM IST
Under the power bailout plan, or Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) as the government has named the package, the state governments will have to take over 75 percent of the discoms' debt.
- Nov 04, 2015 03:50 PM IST
While roads and electricity availability have improved, the lack of industrial growth remains a sore spot. Investment flow into Bihar has been a meager Rs 10,000 crore over the last decade.
- Nov 02, 2015 05:19 PM IST
Growth in output of the country's eight "core" sectors grew 3.2 percent year-on-year in September, compared to 2.6 percent in August, as high growth in electricity and fertilizers was offset by slow growth in every other sector.
- Oct 26, 2015 11:38 AM IST
International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol said the organisation would like to see India and China join the grouping during its meet in Paris on November 17-18.
- Oct 19, 2015 11:34 AM IST
According to the new rules imposed by Trai, telecom operators will have to compensate its users by paying Re 1 for every call dropped from January 1, 2016, and limit it to a maximum of three calls dropped per day