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DEC 17 2012

AP may float tenders for additional power

  • Business Line, V. Rishi Kumar / Hyderabad, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

AP Transco is likely to float tenders for purchase of about 1,000 MW of additional power, including about 300 MW from the Southern region to tide over the demand supply gap during the ...

DEC 17 2012

TN industry languishes for want of power

  • Business Line, Our Bureaus, Chennai / Coimbatore, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Coupled with the slowdown, many sectors are battling for survivalThese days, foundry workers in Coimbatore can often be seen waiting restlessly in their lodgings within ...

DEC 17 2012

Raghunathpur power project: DVC to commission first phase by March

  • Business Line, Abhishek Law / Raghunathpur (Purulia), 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) plans to commission the first phase of its Raghunathpur project in the Purulia district of West Bengal by March 2013.The Raghunathpur ...

DEC 17 2012

Not enough land for solar projects? Set them up inside airports

  • Business Line, M. Ramesh / Chennai, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

One of the problems often cited by solar power developers in executing a large project, is availability of land. But here is one easy option: Airports.Think of solar ...

DEC 17 2012

Will continue to fix provisional tariff outside Bengal: CERC

  • Business Standard, Shine Jacob / Kolkata, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Normally, the regulator fixes final tariff for a period of five years, while provisional tariff is a mid-term arrangementA day after the Supreme Court refused a stay order ...

DEC 17 2012

Gujarat's dual power distribution model catches Centre's fancy

  • Business Standard, Sudheer Pal Singh / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

The government is working on a proposal to replicate Gujarats "dual distribution model in the power sector across Indian states. The idea is to cut down losses from selling ...

DEC 17 2012

Coastal UMPPs should supply at competitively bid tariff: Power Min

  • Business Standard, Sudheer Pal Singh / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Voices govts commitment to honor 'sanctity of contracts' for infra projects so that private investors confidence remains intactPower minister Jyotiraditya ...

DEC 17 2012

Towards sustainable growth

  • Business Standard, Manish Sinha / 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Energy efficiency initiatives can succeed only when the suppliers and users of goods and services see benefits of the necessary investments and believe it can make a positive change in their ...

DEC 17 2012

Govt to ask power utilities to sell land or carbon credits to raise funds

  • Economic Times, Sarita C Singh, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

The government plans to ask state power utilities to sell surplus land or carbon credits to raise funds and be eligible for the Rs 1.9 lakh crore debt restructuring package, in which state ...

DEC 17 2012

CEA preparing sensitive imports list for power sector

  • Mint, P. Manoj & Utpal Bhaskar / Bangalore, New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Analysts welcome move, given concerns over cyber attacks, ahead of setting up a national grid in 2014Indias top power sector planning body is preparing a list of imports ...

DEC 17 2012

NTPC, CIL in payments row

  • Mint, Aman Malik & Utpal Bhaskar / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Power producer deducts money from October bills raised by CIL saying it had been supplied low-grade coalA fight between state-run firms NTPC Ltd and Coal India Ltd (CIL) ...

DEC 17 2012

Coal min contests GoM view, wants NTPC project shifted

  • Financial Express, Subhash Narayan / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Seeks halting of work on 1,980-MW plant in coal-bearing area of JharkhandThe coal ministry has contested the suggestion made by a group of ministers (GoM) to allow NTPC to ...

DEC 17 2012

Ministry curtails pricing power proposed for coal regulator

  • Business Line, Siddhartha P. Saikia / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Ministerial group likely to meet on Tuesday to discuss revised draftThe Union Coal Ministry has diluted the pricing power that was earlier proposed to be given to the Coal ...

DEC 17 2012

Coal India to allow dollar bidding for mine development

  • Business Line, Pratim Ranjan Bose / Kolkata, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Wild fluctuation in the rupee for the last one-and-a-half years and repeated downgrades of the sovereign credit rating have had their fallout on Coal India Ltds (CIL) procurement policies. ...

DEC 17 2012

CIL may delay appointment of contract miners by 2-3 months

  • Business Line, Pratim Ranjan Bose / Kolkata, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Coal India may delay the award of contracts for development and operation of 27 mines to end of the April-June quarter of 2013-14.The company had intended to appoint mine ...

DEC 17 2012

PM hints at hike in petro, power prices

  • Business Standard, BS Reporter / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

A day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram prescribed some bitter pills for fiscal consolidation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today hinted at the need to raise prices of petroleum products ...

DEC 17 2012

Roger Cohen: Forget the fiscal cliff - the future still belongs to the United States

  • Business Standard, Rogen Cohen / 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Poised to become a net energy exporter, and with a population that will be younger than Europe's or China's, the US is very far from declineWith the United ...

DEC 17 2012

Crude oil caps weekly gain on US, Chinese manufacturing

  • Economic Times, Bloomberg / New York, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Oil capped its fifth weekly gain since November 2 on Friday as manufacturing grew in the US and China, the world's two biggest crude-consuming countries. Futures rose 0.9% as industrial ...

DEC 17 2012

Diesel consumption growth falls after price hike

  • Business Standard, Sharmistha Mukherjee & Ajay Modi / New Delhi, 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

The Rs 5 per litre hike in diesel prices in September appears to have helped the economy correct the trend of dieselisation modestly. The country saw the lowest growth rate in 10 months in ...

DEC 17 2012

Big-ticket investment plans in Kerala

  • Financial Express, Rajeshravi / 17 December 2012
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2012

Integrated refinery expansion project gets environmental clearanceKochi Refinery Ltd (KRL), which is embarking on big-ticket expansion plans in the southern state of ...