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 11, 2015 07:19 PM IST
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- Dec 11, 2015 05:39 PM IST
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
- Dec 08, 2015 10:45 AM IST
Kushal Desai, MD of Apar Industries says that demand is picking-up in the power sector slowly.
- Dec 03, 2015 03:38 PM IST
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.
- Nov 30, 2015 01:40 PM IST
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.
- Nov 24, 2015 09:31 AM IST
"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.
- Nov 18, 2015 02:12 PM IST
"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.
- Nov 06, 2015 10:07 AM IST
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
- Nov 06, 2015 08:40 AM IST
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
- Nov 05, 2015 10:07 AM IST
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
- Nov 04, 2015 03:09 PM IST
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.
- 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 07, 2015 04:48 PM IST
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.
- Sep 24, 2015 09:52 PM IST
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
- Sep 03, 2015 06:47 PM IST
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.
- Jul 13, 2015 11:19 AM IST
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.
- Jun 08, 2015 10:41 AM IST
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.
- May 22, 2015 09:49 AM IST
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.
- May 19, 2015 10:43 AM IST
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.
- May 04, 2015 08:26 PM IST
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.
- May 01, 2015 01:28 PM IST
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.
- Apr 10, 2015 11:55 AM IST
According to ICICIdirect.com, NTPC and Power Grid are the top picks in the power sector.
- Apr 01, 2015 04:18 PM IST
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.
- Mar 31, 2015 07:52 PM IST
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.