Sep 15, 2015 03:09 PM IST
For the auction of subsidy support, 16 bidders have been technically qualified, sources said. Power producers bidding for the lowest subsidy support, will get the first right over the fuel.
- Sep 14, 2015 04:45 PM IST
The names of the qualified bidders on the basis of technical bids will be announced tomorrow, two hours before the auction begins at 11.00 am
- Sep 14, 2015 12:48 PM IST
The government has identified USD 66 billion of troubled debt held by state-run utilities as a major obstacle to efforts to speed up growth in Asia's third-largest economy, hurting both credit growth and industrial performance.
- Sep 11, 2015 11:46 AM IST
Aditi Nayar, senior economist at ICRA, says, high frequency indicators such as auto sales numbers have been mixed. She says coal and electricity, which contribute 15% to IIP, will show a muted trend
- Sep 11, 2015 09:00 AM IST
Consensus is working with 3.41 percent versus 3.8 percent month-on-month. The range again is rather wide â€” from 3 to 4.2 percent.
- Sep 05, 2015 11:46 PM IST
Power Ministry has invited technical bids to undertake the reverse auction of Power System Development Fund (PSDF) support to eligible gas-based power plants for a period from October 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, as per the tender.
- Aug 28, 2015 01:47 PM IST
The record generation of 733.12 million units from NTPC's 18 coal-based power plants, 7 gas-based units and 8 solar and hydro power stations, was achieved on August 27, the company said in a statement.
- Aug 25, 2015 05:51 PM IST
Reviewing the progress of digital infrastructure, rural infrastructure and connectivity sectors, he also pushed for ensuring the implementation of a proposal to electrify all villages of the country within 1000 days, an announcement he made in his Independence Day address earlier this month.
- Aug 19, 2015 04:02 PM IST
Verma, who is here for India Off-Grid Energy Summit, also launched USD eight million PACESetter Fund which aims to accelerate commercialisation of innovation in off-grid clean energy solutions. The two nations have decided to set up the fund on 50:50 sharing basis.
- Aug 19, 2015 09:26 AM IST
Benchmark API2 2016 coal futures last settled at USD 52.85 a tonne, a level not seen since November 2003
- Aug 13, 2015 03:58 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate CIAL's green initiative--a 12MWp solar power project set up on the premises of the airport on August 18, Airport Managing Director V J Kurien told reporters here.
- Aug 04, 2015 04:20 PM IST
Once commissioned, the substation at Agra will help transmit power from the Lalitpur Thermal Power Plant to meet the growing demand for electricity in the northern region of the country.
- Aug 03, 2015 10:34 AM IST
Acknowledging that there may be merit in Congress‘ demand for 18 per cent rate of GST, he said the NDA government has â€œnot made any significant modificationsâ€ to the bill that the Congress-led UPA government had proposed in 2006-07 Budget, â€œexcept to bring a consensus between manufacturing and the consuming statesâ€.
- Jul 28, 2015 09:25 AM IST
"Demand from the agriculture sector has dipped to about 5 million units (MU) per day, which had gone up to 85 MU on account of delayed rains as farmers were using more power to draw water for irrigation. The demand could have shot up to 90 MU if rains had not arrived in the past few days."
- Jul 21, 2015 02:30 PM IST
Energy security is a major issue in India and hence CNBC-TV18's Davina Lason spoke to various leaders to find out their outlook on the country‘s electricity grid, the various schemes for power generation and what the future holds for those who are still light years away from the reach of electricity.
- Jul 10, 2015 10:02 AM IST
Siemens signed an 8 billion euro (USD 8.8 billion) deal to supply gas and wind power plants to Egypt in June, boosting a division which is struggling at home.
- Jul 10, 2015 09:19 AM IST
An IIP number of 4.4 percent would mean and reflect a positive for the coming days against the 0.1 percent throughout last year.
- Jul 08, 2015 07:09 PM IST
Facebook announced on Tuesday that "construction is going on and consists of three 250,000-sq ft buildings across the 111-acre site".
- Jul 05, 2015 12:51 PM IST
Delhi's power regulator DERC has defended a series of tariff hikes in the last four years, virtually questioning an AAP government appointed panel, which recommended disbanding of the quasi judicial body for failing to protect the interest of consumers.
- Jul 03, 2015 08:02 AM IST
"The Digital India initiative of Prime Minister Modi appears ineffective at first glance. People were not able to watch it (the launch ceremony) in absence of electricity," Maywati said in a statement.
- Jun 30, 2015 05:26 PM IST
For the April-May period, output rose 2.1 percent against 4.7 percent year-on-year (YoY).
- Jun 25, 2015 08:09 AM IST
As per Delhi Economic Survey, tabled on Wednesday by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, during the period of 2005-06 to 2014-15, the number of consumers of electricity in Delhi increased from 28.38 lakh to 54.05 lakh.
- Jun 20, 2015 03:25 PM IST
The economic survey will be tabled on June 25, he added. According to the official, the government will also make a provision of fund to continue electricity subsidy which will come to an end this month.
- Jun 16, 2015 07:46 AM IST
The AAP government has written to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to withdraw the recent hike in fuel surcharge saying the order was not in accordance with certain sections of the Electricity Act.
- Jun 06, 2015 02:39 PM IST
Officials of the firms said it would take 13 months to complete construction of the plants after final agreements had been reached.