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JAN 04 2013

Fog holds up goods trains, coal supply for power plants

  • Indian Express/New Delhi/ Fri Jan 04 2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

As the temperatures dip, the city is also struggling with power supply with the dense fog holds up trains carrying coal to power generating units across the country. Of the 90 coal-based ...

JAN 04 2013

Suzlon Energy gains over 2% on approval of CDR package

  • Economic Times/New Delhi/4 JAN, 2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

Suzlon Energy Ltd surged over 2 per cent in morning trade on Friday after ET NOW reported that the wind and power solution provider has finally got the terms and conditions of its corporate ...

JAN 04 2013

Montek for coal sector privatization

  • Times of India/New Delhi/Jan 4, 2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

Planning commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has made a strong pitch for privatization of the coal sector to meet the growing coal demand from the industry. Ahluwalia, who ...

JAN 04 2013

NTPC to order 7 m.t. additional coal in Jan(Total imports rise to 16.4 m.t. in 2012-13)

  • Business Line/NEW DELHI/ JAN. 3,2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

NTPC Ltd will place work orders to import 7 million tonnes of additional coal in January. This will take the total imported fuel by the power producer to 16.4 million tonnes in the current ...

JAN 04 2013

Crude oil futures slip to Rs 5,069 per barrel

  • Business Line/NEW DELHI/JAN 4,2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

Taking weak cues from the global markets, crude oil futures drifted 0.22 per cent to Rs 5,069 per barrel today as participants reduced their positions.At the Multi ...

JAN 04 2013

Kochi-Bangalore gas pipeline work lags

  • The Hindu/Kochi/JAN 4,2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

Natural gas supply to industrial units in and around Kochi is expected to commence from March or April this year. GAIL India Limited, which laid the pipelines for distributing re-gasified ...

JAN 04 2013

Oil ministry eases gas use guidelines to improve generation

  • Times of India/NEW DELHI/JAN 4,2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

Generation utilities can combine gas supplies allotted to their various units to improve capacity utilization in the face of reduced output from RIL's Andhra offshore field that has hit ...

JAN 04 2013

6 states 'agree to' Centre's Rs 1.9-lakh-cr power discom debt restructuring

  • Business Standard/ New Delhi Jan 04, 2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

At least six states have agreed to subscribe to the Centre’s debt restructuring plan for power distribution companies. The deadline for states to opt for the package has been extended by ...

JAN 04 2013

T.N., U.P., Punjab not lured by discom restructuring package

  • Business Line/NEW DELHI, JAN. 3,2013
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

With no takers, Government extends deadline by 3 months The much-talked about re-structuring package for ailing State power distribution utilities proved a non-starter, ...

JAN 04 2013

PSERC constitutes a Demand Side Management Consultation Committee

  • IEE Regulatory Compendium Distribution
  • Created:Fri 04th JAN 2013

With no takers, Government extends deadline by 3 months The much-talked about re-structuring package for ailing State power distribution utilities proved a non-starter, ...

JAN 03 2013

Solar power plants' output high, but varying widely

  • Business Standard, 03 Jan 2013.
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

The ministry of new and renewable energy ( MNRE) recently released data of power generation from solar plants constructed under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission ( JNNSM) for ...

JAN 03 2013

RINL begins work on captive power plant

  • Business Line, 2nd Jan 2013, VISAKHAPATNAM, JAN. 2:
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

As part of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam’s expansion project, structural erection work, equipment erection of boiler and other civil works began at its 120-MW blast furnace gas-based ...

JAN 03 2013

RPower inches up on commissioning a power generation unit in Maharashtra

  • Business Standard, 03 Jan 2013.
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

The company made the announcement during trading hours today, 2 January 2013. Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was up 139.65 points or 0.71% at 19,720.46.On BSE, 8.61 lakh shares ...

JAN 03 2013

Over 99% of power generation target achieved in current fiscal so far

  • Business Standard, 3rd Jan 2013.
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

mproved coal production by state-owned miner Coal India Ltd ( CIL) coupled with fast-track equipment delivery have led India to achieve more than 99% of its power generation target in the ...

JAN 03 2013

Butibori Thermal Power Starts generation from its 2nd Unit

  • Money Control 3rd Jan 2013.
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

Reliance Power has synchronized the second of the two 300MW units of its Butibori Thermal Power Project near Nagpur in Maharashtra. The unit has been synchronized on Jan 2, 2013 in the early hours ...

JAN 03 2013

Nitish seeks Montek's intervention in coal linkage for Bihar thermal power projects

  • Times of India/PATNA/3 JAN, 2013
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

Seeking to fast track the execution of various power projects in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar has urged Planning Commission to facilitate early coal linkage/coal blocks in the ...

JAN 03 2013

35 power producers have signed fuel supply pacts with Coal India: Govt

  • Business Standard/ New Delhi /Jan 03, 2013
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

The coal ministry today said 35 power firms have so far entered into fuel supply agreements (FSAs)with Coal India Limited (CIL), amid the government stating that most issues relating to such ...

JAN 03 2013

Asia stocks, oil take breather after rally

  • Economic Times/HONG KONG/3 JAN, 2013
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

Many Asian stocks were set to start Thursday with mild gains while oil eased following the previous session's rally as investors look ahead to negotiations on the U.S. debt limit and ...

JAN 03 2013

Free gas pricing: Rangarajan committee

  • Mint/New Delhi/Mumbai/Jan 03 2013
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

Panel recommends sharing of revenue between the contractor and the government for hydrocarbon excavation In a radical overhaul, a high-level government panel recommended ...

JAN 03 2013

Coal, banking sectors face CVC flak on frauds and transparency

  • Economic Times/NEW DELHI/3 JAN, 2013
  • Created:Thu 03rd JAN 2013

The minutes of another annual review meeting held by CVC with CVOs of banking sector on August 1, 2012, reveal that CVC was concerned about the continuous rise in frauds in public sector ...