Dec 21, 2021 09:01 AM IST
Scrapping of key clauses in draft bill to amend Electricity Act shows how political compulsion can override economic good
- Dec 13, 2021 05:04 PM IST
The effective utilisation of the EAAS concept demands intensive digitalisation. Consumers will have to switch to smart electric devices that allow sharing real-time power consumption data
- Nov 12, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Private power generators who entirely depend on discoms for their revenues may hesitate to initiate insolvency proceedings. But the threat can force discoms to adopt loss reduction measures
- Oct 20, 2021 09:39 AM IST
Resumption of rains in several parts of the country and reduction in temperatures have helped reduce demand
- Oct 13, 2021 09:54 AM IST
Latest data as of October shows total overdues to power generators, excluding disputed amounts, rose by 15 percent over the September 2021 level
- Aug 30, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Given India’s ambitious plans to rapidly transition to a cleaner energy economy, it becomes imperative to develop and invest in climate resilient power grids to improve people’s living standards
- Jul 19, 2021 09:01 AM IST
The Centre and states will have to set aside political priorities and regional dynamics to make the legislation work
- Jun 17, 2021 11:14 AM IST
Thermal power capacity additions dropped to multi-year lows last fiscal year while renewable energy additions moderated
- May 05, 2020 12:42 PM IST
Liquidity infusion needed in the short term, reforms for the long term
- Mar 04, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Utilities still face a lot of stress
- Feb 18, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Mounting discom dues threatens to add NPAs in power sector, especially in renewables. In the coal-based sector, only 5.9 GW of the 41GW capacity that is stressed has achieved resolution.
- Dec 31, 2019 10:31 AM IST
Centre, states must work together to cure ills afflicting electricity generation and supply
- Dec 24, 2019 09:50 AM IST
Coal consumption as a fuel for power generation is expected to decline for the first time in recorded history
- Sep 27, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Several studies indicate that coal is losing its charm in India. The global trends indicate that global capital is fleeing coal. In such a scenario, is it a smart move for India to open commercial coal mining to 100 per cent FDI?
- Jul 26, 2019 09:21 AM IST
About Rs 30,000 crore of bank guarantees will have to be readied by August 1.
- Jul 03, 2019 09:00 AM IST
Village electrification done, it’s time for universal access. The road is tough. But a mix of policy and fiscal interventions can turn the dream into reality
- Jun 10, 2019 04:20 PM IST
The Budget should have out-of-the box solutions or should allow the old system of subsidies and money distribution to continue.
- Jun 10, 2019 07:04 AM IST
Resolution inevitably requires large haircuts and bankers, especially in the public sector, are often not willing to take such decisions.
- Apr 03, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Supreme Court may have given the power sector some leg room but the environment is not conducive for deals in the sector
- Oct 26, 2018 08:32 AM IST
The key reason for the coal shortage lies not so much in production, which has increased, but in transportation of the fuel
- Sep 24, 2018 11:30 AM IST
India will have to find out ways to cope with an Rs 4.8 lakh crore debt burden in the power sector. This, however, is most likely to be taken up by the new government formed after the 2019 general elections
- Jun 28, 2018 08:39 PM IST
State governments continue to hesitate in taking tough measures to improve power scenario in their states keeping political interest ahead
- Jun 22, 2017 09:21 AM IST
The government’s policy focus on the power sector and the anticipated increase in generation capacity to 400 GW by 2022 is one of the key drivers for Elantas.