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  • Renewables in limelight in 2015;Discoms debt remain a worry Dec 28, 2015 12:31 PM IST

    Renewables in limelight in 2015;Discoms debt remain a worry

    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.

  • Six themes that will touch our lives in 2016 Dec 11, 2015 07:19 PM IST

    Six themes that will touch our lives in 2016

    We look at six broad themes that we think will have a deep impact on the world around us and the lives we will lead.

  • Top 10 policy reforms that rocked 2015 Dec 11, 2015 05:39 PM IST

    Top 10 policy reforms that rocked 2015

    Crucial bills such as the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill and the Land Bill may not see the light of the day in 2015, but the government most definitely was not sitting idle

  • Govt's UDAY scheme most comprehensive one so far: Apar Ind Dec 08, 2015 10:45 AM IST

    Govt's UDAY scheme most comprehensive one so far: Apar Ind

    Kushal Desai, MD of Apar Industries says that demand is picking-up in the power sector slowly.

  • Outlook for India's power sector remains negative: Moody's Dec 03, 2015 03:38 PM IST

    Outlook for India's power sector remains negative: Moody's

    Some independent power producers (IPPs) are also locked into power purchase agreements (PPAs) that have become unviable because they do not allow the high costs of imported fuel to be passed through, it said.

  • Power sector workers to go on nationwide strike on Dec 8 Nov 30, 2015 01:40 PM IST

    Power sector workers to go on nationwide strike on Dec 8

    According to AIPEF chairman Shailendra Dubey, National Coordination Committee Of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEE) had already served the strike/work boycott notice to Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal at Kochi on November 6 during the power ministers' conference.

  • AP Power sect to get Rs 4,000 cr assistance from World Bank Nov 24, 2015 09:31 AM IST

    AP Power sect to get Rs 4,000 cr assistance from World Bank

    "The Centre is also extending support for infrastructure development in power sector for both rural and urban areas to the tune of nearly Rs 3,200 crore", a statement issued by the State Energy Conservation Mission said.

  • NTPC to benefit from UDAY, improved environment: Moody's Nov 18, 2015 02:12 PM IST

    NTPC to benefit from UDAY, improved environment: Moody's

    "The improving coal environment and proposed debt reduction program should boost the ability of offtakers to buy electricity, which will in turn increase NTPC's utilisation rates and incentive income," said Abhishek Tyagi, Moody's Vice President and Senior Analyst.

  • See Nifty earnings growth @ 8% in FY16, 20% in FY17: IIFL Nov 06, 2015 10:07 AM IST

    See Nifty earnings growth @ 8% in FY16, 20% in FY17: IIFL

    Prabodh Agrawal of IIFL Institutional Equities has sharply reduced this year's Nifty earnings estimate to 8 percent from 16-17 percent at the beginning of the year

  • Mkt will focus on reforms, not Bihar poll outcome: Khemani Nov 06, 2015 08:40 AM IST

    Mkt will focus on reforms, not Bihar poll outcome: Khemani

    Vikas Khemani of Edelweiss believes the US Federal Reserve commentary is a lot more impactful for the markets because of its global nature than Bihar polls. He does not think the government will change its business based on Bihar

  • Expect H2 earnings to be better than H1: Birla Sun Life Nov 05, 2015 10:07 AM IST

    Expect H2 earnings to be better than H1: Birla Sun Life

    Mahesh Patil of Birla Sun Life AMC does not see Bihar election outcome impacting the markets much. However, if there is any correction in the market post Bihar polls, investors should use it as a buying opportunity, he adds

  • Govt to unveil big power reforms in next couple of days: FM Nov 04, 2015 03:09 PM IST

    Govt to unveil big power reforms in next couple of days: FM

    While Jaitley did not elaborate, it is believed that the Cabinet at its next meeting may consider recasting Rs 4.3 lakh crore of loans of nine power distribution companies subject to states agreeing to raise electricity tariff over a period of time.

  • India moving to centre stage of global energy system: IEA Oct 26, 2015 11:38 AM IST

    India moving to centre stage of global energy system: IEA

    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.

  • Power Grid top pick in power space: ICICIdirect Oct 07, 2015 04:48 PM IST

    Power Grid top pick in power space: ICICIdirect

    ICICIdirect.com has come out with its report on Power sector. According to the research firm, Power Grid Corporation of India is the top pick in their coverage universe.

  • PFC gets shareholders' nod to raise up to Rs 60,000 crore Sep 24, 2015 09:52 PM IST

    PFC gets shareholders' nod to raise up to Rs 60,000 crore

    The shareholders have approved the proposal with "requisite majority" at its Annual General Meeting held on September 24, the company said in a regulatory filing

  • PFC to seek shareholders nod to raise Rs 60,000 cr Sep 03, 2015 06:47 PM IST

    PFC to seek shareholders nod to raise Rs 60,000 cr

    The approval for raising funds will be sought from shareholders in the Annual General Meeting to be held on September 24, the company said in a regulatory filing.

  • Sector seeing investments, eyeing 1500MW orders: Inox Wind Jul 13, 2015 11:19 AM IST

    Sector seeing investments, eyeing 1500MW orders: Inox Wind

    Devansh Jain, Director, Inox Wind speaks about the wind energy business in India. The company expects incremental orders worth 1,000-1,500 MW in the coming days. As of March 2015, it had an order book of 1400 MW.

  • Discoms haven't gained from financial rejig: Feedback Infra Jun 08, 2015 10:41 AM IST

    Discoms haven't gained from financial rejig: Feedback Infra

    RS Ramasubramaniam, co-chairman of Feedback Infra, says power requirement has grown by 5 percent in the last 5 years, while availability has historically grown by 6-6.5 percent. Power contraction was around 10 percent in April 2015 versus historical growth rate.

  • CoalMin may push for coal mine & linkage auction next May 22, 2015 09:49 AM IST

    CoalMin may push for coal mine & linkage auction next

    Sources say the coal ministry is planning to push for coal mines and linkage auction next. The government intends to focus on meeting the demands of unregulated sector, which includes iron, steel, cement and aluminium industries.

  • See no revival in housing sector demand yet: Products Ind May 19, 2015 10:43 AM IST

    See no revival in housing sector demand yet: Products Ind

    Sajjan Bhajanka, MD, Century Plyboards is confident of maintaining 25 percent CAGR in FY16 too. The company is all set to launch new ad campaigns in June to improve sales.

  • IDFC to increase provisioning for exposures May 04, 2015 08:26 PM IST

    IDFC to increase provisioning for exposures

    With regard to gas, the company's review suggests that borrowing plants may not be in a position to repay fully because of the way the new policy is structured.

  • Need dynamic power agreements to revive sector: Expert May 01, 2015 01:28 PM IST

    Need dynamic power agreements to revive sector: Expert

    Power Secretary said an amendment to the Electricity Act is underway to ensure wealthy consumers can buy directly from power generators, bypassing DISCOMs. This direct access was promised in the Electricity Act 2003.

  • NTPC, Power Grid top picks in power space: ICICIdirect Apr 10, 2015 11:55 AM IST

    NTPC, Power Grid top picks in power space: ICICIdirect

    According to ICICIdirect.com, NTPC and Power Grid are the top picks in the power sector.

  • BHEL commissions second 800 MW boiler at Krishnapatnam Apr 01, 2015 04:18 PM IST

    BHEL commissions second 800 MW boiler at Krishnapatnam

    BHEL's scope of work in the project envisaged is expected to comprise manufacturing, supplying, erecting, testing and commissioning of the boilers and associated auxiliaries.

  • Power sector in Arunachal has earned Rs 544.21cr in 6 yrs Mar 31, 2015 07:52 PM IST

    Power sector in Arunachal has earned Rs 544.21cr in 6 yrs

    The minister flanked by Power Chief Engineer (WZ) J Tato, said the department was anticipating a revenue collection of over Rs 130 crore during 2014-15 after receiving reports from various electrical divisions in the state.

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