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NOV 27 2012

Punjab for mandatory solar panels on all bldgs

  • Indian Express
  • Created:Tue 27th NOV 2012

  Punjab has consented to the proposal to give subsidy on solar panels to make them popular among domestic consumers with an idea to make solar energy mandatory in the public ...

NOV 26 2012

Bihar government encourages solar energy

  • Business Line, PTI / Patna, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Suffering from huge power shortage, Bihar is encouraging alternative sources of energy like solar energy in a big way.State Energy Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav told PTI ...

NOV 26 2012

Claro Energy targets solar-based pumping in talks with VCs for funding

  • Business Standard, Ranju Sarkar / 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Its solution has caught the Bihar government?s fancy but growth to a large extent is a function of its ability to raise capitalBunty Singh is a large ...

NOV 26 2012

Regulator moots promo tariff for solar power in Kerala

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Thiruvananthapuram, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Renewable obligation for licensees of power distribution in the State for 2012-13 will be about four per cent of consumption. At least 0.25 per cent of this will be sourced from solar, ...

NOV 26 2012

Power, At What Cost?

  • Economic Times, Avinash Celestine / 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

One big reason for the soaring losses of state electricity boards has been the purchase of expensive short-term power. The price of merchant power may have fallen sharply, but SEBs ...

NOV 26 2012

Evacuation, deadline issues worry prospective solar developers in TN

  • Business Line, M. Ramesh / Chennai, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Solar power developers who are interested in putting up projects in Tamil Nadu are worried over the tight deadlines and power evacuation arrangements.Developers who win ...

NOV 26 2012

JPL, Sterlite power plants operating below capacity

  • Economic Times, Sarita C Singh, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Power plants of private companies such as Jindal Power LtdBSE 0.05 % (JPL) and Sterlite IndustriesBSE 1.19 % in Chhattisgarh are idling because they have been denied transmission access by ...

NOV 26 2012

Kalam for evolving energy utilisation norms for industries

  • Business Line, PTI / Kochi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam on Sunday stressed the need for evolving energy utilisation norms for different industries like Cement, Steel, Urea and Textile on per capita ...

NOV 26 2012

NTPC divestment likely to be another LIC play

  • Mint, Ravi Krishnan / 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Govt is targeting to raise around Rs.13,000 crore by selling 9.5% of its stake in the electricity producerJust like the divestment of Hindustan Copper ...

NOV 26 2012

Change policies to up the deployment of solar energy

  • Financial Express, Monalisa Sen / 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Interview: Stephen HuangPresident, Asia PAcific, RenesolaHard-hit by adverse market conditions in Europe and USA, ...

NOV 26 2012

A coal pricing problem

  • Mint / 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Orissa government’s recent protest over Coal India’s pricing formula raises some serious concernsThe Orissa government’s ...

NOV 26 2012

CIL chief hits out at critics of the firm

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Hitting out at Coal India detractors, CIL Chairman and Managing Director S Narsing Rao on Sunday said those making a hue and cry over stranded power projects for lack of fuel have themselves ...

NOV 26 2012

Coal Ministry disputes milestones achieved by upcoming power plants

  • Business Line, Siddhartha P. Saikia / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Says will review actual status before inking fuel supply pactsThe Coal and Power Ministries are at loggerheads over milestones achieved by several upcoming power ...

NOV 26 2012

Oil companies are investing despite subsidy blow

  • Business Standard, Ajay Modi / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

ONGC leads the pack private firms also do their bitThough the fuel subsidy burden has seen a consistent rise, this hasn’t deterred public ...

NOV 26 2012

Reliance Ind may enter Venezuela’s upstream oil space next year

  • Business Line, Richa Mishra / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

Early 2013 could see Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) enter Venezuela’s oil and gas upstream space.The company is evaluating assets and in 2-3 months there could be ...

NOV 26 2012

Oil Ministry expresses reservations about disinvestment of Oil India and Engineers India

  • Economic Times, Dheeraj Tiwari, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

The government's disinvestment programme, which has struggled to get off the ground, could face another setback as the oil ministry has expressed reservations about the proposed stake ...

NOV 26 2012

‘LPG consumption likely to fall in H2 on subsidy cut’

  • Business Line, PTI / Mumbai, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

The recent government decision to restrict supply of subsidised cooking gas cylinders to six a year to each household will see consumption for fuel decline to 4.1 per cent in second half of ...

NOV 26 2012

PNGRB may regulate LNG infrastructure

  • Financial Express, Noor Mohammad / New Delhi, 26 November 2012
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

After mandating third-party access to LNG terminals, the government now proposes to empower the downstream watchdog to regulate the development of LNG infrastructure to prevent disputes ...

NOV 26 2012

Lapsed MoUs impede progress of power projects

  • Business Standard, Jayajit Dash / Bhubaneswar
  • Created:Mon 26th NOV 2012

After mandating third-party access to LNG terminals, the government now proposes to empower the downstream watchdog to regulate the development of LNG infrastructure to prevent disputes ...

NOV 24 2012

PFC, REC to extend Rs 8,660 cr loan for OPGC expansion

  • Business Standard Reporter / Kolkata/Bhubaneswar Nov 24, 2012, 00:44 IST
  • Created:Sat 24th NOV 2012

Odisha Power Generation Corporation ( OPGC ), a joint sector company of the Odisha government and AES of USA, has tied up the funds for 1,320 Mw expansion project at its 420 Mw Ib Valley power ...