Sep 27, 2013 12:00 PM IST
Religare Capital Markets‘ Misal Singh feels that the rally in BHEL‘s stocks in September was probably on the back of positive reforms in the power sector. The company is battling structural problems, he says.
- Sep 25, 2013 10:21 AM IST
If coal is out of the ground then a lot of the problems will be solved. Whether it is the financial sector mess, the non-performing loans (NPL) mess - a lot of it is linked to the power sector, power costs being high, power shortages.
- Sep 23, 2013 11:14 AM IST
Lower long-term rates are a key to growth, but the RBI can't cut long-term rates by tinkering with short-term rates, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman of the Planning Commission.
- Sep 11, 2013 05:05 PM IST
The government is likely to bear around Rs 11,000 crore of subsidies for the power sector in FY15. The subsidy burden is likely to rise n the year to come, reports CNBC-TV18's Siddharth Zarabi.
- Aug 31, 2013 04:46 PM IST
ICRA expects the overall absolute level of subsidy dependence for power distribution companies (discoms) on an all-India basis to increase to estimated Rs. 60,000 crore for the 12 month period ending March 31, 2014.
- Aug 21, 2013 04:57 PM IST
State-run NMDC today signed an initial pact with IL&FS Energy Development Company (IEDCL) to set up a 500 MW coal-based thermal power plant at Gonda in Uttar Pradesh with an investment of Rs 3,000 crore.
- Aug 08, 2013 07:00 PM IST
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd for not following transparency guidelines while awarding a contract for equipment of an atomic power project.
- Aug 06, 2013 12:41 PM IST
The country has installed capacity of more than 20,000-25,000 MW and only 5,600 MW worth of orders got finalized, hence going forward capacity utilization for all power sector players will be less than 25-30 percent. Shortage of orders is more of a problem for the power sector than execution.
- Jul 26, 2013 10:39 PM IST
The 6,000 megawatt (MW) Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) will be commencing operations by the end of August. It may be good news for the industry in general, but the wind sector may raise concerns over supply of transmission systems.
- Jul 20, 2013 12:54 PM IST
Prabhudas Lilladher has come out with its report on power sector. According to the research firm, NTPC is blessed with a robust balance sheet, stringent capacity addition remains a crucial leg. However, in this uncertain scenario, NTPC remains a safe bet.
- Jul 11, 2013 02:50 PM IST
ICICIdirect.com has come out with its report on power sector. The research firm has trimmed its target price for Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL) from Rs 29 earlier to Rs 23 and NHPC from Rs 25 earlier to Rs 21, in its research report dated July 11, 2013.
- Jul 04, 2013 04:54 PM IST
According to an official report, the coal requirement for the current fiscal is estimated at 548 million tonnes (MT). and the total coal availability is 473 MT from both domestic sources and imports. There is no shortage as far as imported fuel is concerned
- Jun 27, 2013 07:23 PM IST
Power: NTPC's generation fell 4.2 percent YoY due to 1.1 percent YoY decline in coal-based generation and 34.1 percent YoY decline in gas-based generation. Tata Power reported 114.5 percent YoY growth in generation, following the commissioning of the entire 4000 MW Mundra plant, says ICICIdirect.com.
- Jun 24, 2013 03:28 PM IST
Harshvardhan Dole of IIFL told CNBC-TV18 that the CERCs approach to alternate the tariffs was a practical one and that it was better than letting power companies bleed and ultimately shutting down.
- Jun 19, 2013 06:27 PM IST
Aastha Maheshwari of CNBC-TV18 reports that the power sector may be picking up on its fund raisnig plans to refinance its huge debts. Sources say that KSK energy is planning to raise Rs 1,000 crore to reduce its burden of interest rates.
- May 30, 2013 03:33 PM IST
Hydro-electric power generator sector's SJVN Limited's chairman and managing director R.P. Singh said that he expected the generation to pick up in FY14 and is likely to touch or cross 7,000 million units mark.
- Apr 22, 2013 05:25 PM IST
The Cabinet Committee on Investments is meeting today to review critical infrastructure projects. Energy sector projects and the various issues plaguing it would dominate the committee's agenda, reports CNBC-TV18‘s Rituparna Bhuyan.
- Apr 08, 2013 09:59 AM IST
Emkay Global Financial Services has come out with its report on power sector. According to the research firm, one can hold Tata Power and sell on Adani Power with a target price of Rs 95 and Rs 40 respectively.
- Apr 03, 2013 06:54 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said efforts are on to resolve fuel supply issues faced by the power sector in a time-bound manner and hoped to see results in the next three weeks.
- Apr 03, 2013 06:53 PM IST
Power sector regulator CERC has said Adani Power should be granted "compensation" package for its Mundra project which would provide a cushion against the escalation in cost of imported coal for the plant.
- Mar 04, 2013 10:55 PM IST
"There is no option, but to import coal," says Power Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia who is determined to make coal price pooling, a reality soon.
- Feb 28, 2013 01:30 PM IST
P Chidambaram came out with slew of measures to boost economy in hits Union Budget Speech for 2013-14.
- Feb 20, 2013 02:04 PM IST
NK Jain, Vice Chairman of JSW Energy told CNBC-TV18, the poor financial health of state electricity boards (SEB) is the most critical issue facing the power sector. According to him, tariff hikes are imperative for improving the condition of distribution companies or discoms.
- Jan 31, 2013 01:01 PM IST
K Ravi Kumar, Independent Director of Reliance Infra told CNBC-TV18 regulatory bodies like the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) should be free to fix tariffs.
- Jan 29, 2013 03:41 PM IST
Country's largest private power producer Tata Power today said that more financial incentives as well as speedy clearances for projects are needed to ensure double-digit growth for the domestic sector.