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India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerous
India

India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerous

In India, large hydro projects have already been associated with some of the country’s worst floods, deforestation, and submerging of forest lands.

PFC allays investor concerns over govt stake buyout in REC, says acquisition deal size yet to be finalised
Business

PFC allays investor concerns over govt stake buyout in REC, says acquisition deal size yet to be finalised

On 20 December, the PFC's board gave in-principle approval to the acquisition of the REC, it said.

India has shifted it's target of electric mobility from 100 percent to 30 percent by 2030: Report
News & Analysis

India has shifted it's target of electric mobility from 100 percent to 30 percent by 2030: Report

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had directed a group of senior ministers to lead the initiative for making maximum cars electrified by the year 2030 in India.

Power unions threaten strike over Electricity Amendment Bill, wants Centre to quash bifurcation of distribution system
India

Power unions threaten strike over Electricity Amendment Bill, wants Centre to quash bifurcation of distribution system

Opposing the Centre's move to bifurcate existing power distribution system, All India Power Federation and NCCOEEE has decided to go for power strike in case the government remains firm on its stand

Tata Motors to supply 10,000 electric vehicles to to govt-owned Energy Efficiency Services
Business

Tata Motors to supply 10,000 electric vehicles to to govt-owned Energy Efficiency Services

Tata Motors will supply the electric vehicles (EVs) in two phases with 500 e-cars in the first phase in November 2017 and the remaining 9,500 EVs in the second phase, EESL said in a statement

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd dismisses charges of irregularities in LED procurement
Politics

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd dismisses charges of irregularities in LED procurement

The EESL's response followed a press statement from AICC which alleged irregularities in the tendering process of LED items, violations in Make in India policy by import of Chinese LED bulbs, flouting of all vigilance norms and a scam of Rs 20,000 crore by the company.

Piyush Goyal urges electrical equipment manufacturers to ensure quality
Business

Piyush Goyal urges electrical equipment manufacturers to ensure quality

One of the largest electrical expos in the country, Switch is to be held from October 6 to 10. It represents one of the biggest networks of electrical manufacturers, innovators, technologies and partners in the industry.

New power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy
Business

New power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

The policy also provides for promotion of Hydro projects through long term PPAs and exemption from competitive bidding till August 2022.

Power minister Goyal says over 30,000 MW of stalled power generation capacity revived
Business

Power minister Goyal says over 30,000 MW of stalled power generation capacity revived

In the last 18 months, the government has revived stalled power generation capacity of over 30,000 MW, he said while replying to questions.

Decoding Modi's 'power' play: 'Electrification' doesn't necessarily mean electricity in homes
India

Decoding Modi's 'power' play: 'Electrification' doesn't necessarily mean electricity in homes

The larger issue is that–in the Indian experience–getting a power line to a village is one thing; ensuring all homes have electricity is quite another.

Extension denial to PSU heads hurting morale: ex-ONGC chief RS Sharma to PM
Business

Extension denial to PSU heads hurting morale: ex-ONGC chief RS Sharma to PM

Sharma said the policy of shunting out PSU heads is in sharp contrast to the private sector where the perpetuity in leadership is an established practice.

 Govt denies extension to NTPC chairman, power secretary-led panel to search for new head
Business

Govt denies extension to NTPC chairman, power secretary-led panel to search for new head

It remains unclear who the ministry will give charge of NTPC head when Choudhury's term comes to an end on 31 August.

RIL counters govt assertion on idle power plants, says KG-D6 came later
Business

RIL counters govt assertion on idle power plants, says KG-D6 came later

Sources said almost all of these plants came up and were financed by lending institutions, based on specific alternative allocations/supply sources much before the KG-D6 block had even acquired a development plan.

Govt may adopt satellite imaging for transmission projects
Tech

Govt may adopt satellite imaging for transmission projects

The government, which has set a target of building 1,07,440 circuit kilometres of transmission lines by 2016-17, said that right of way and forest clearances are two major factors which hinder the execution of transmission projects.

Govt effects bureaucratic reshuffle, shifts over 35 joint secretaries
India

Govt effects bureaucratic reshuffle, shifts over 35 joint secretaries

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet, led by the prime minister, had on 18 June cancelled the appointment of Choubey as additional secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.

Power ministry mulls Rs 6k cr subsidy to discoms for cheap power
India

Power ministry mulls Rs 6k cr subsidy to discoms for cheap power

The power ministry has proposed that any additional gas after meeting the requirement of the urea plants will be given to Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private Ltd.

Power ministry taking steps to remove hurdles for hydel power plants
Economy

Power ministry taking steps to remove hurdles for hydel power plants

A power project monitoring panel has been set up by the Ministry of Power to independently follow up and monitor the progress of hydro projects.

 Power plants stare at Rs 46,360 cr annual burden over gas price norms
Business

Power plants stare at Rs 46,360 cr annual burden over gas price norms

The price as per the formula in the current quarter comes to $6.775 per million British thermal unit as against the current rate of $4.2 per mmBtu.

HCL Infosystems Bags Rajasthan SEB Contract
Biztech

HCL Infosystems Bags Rajasthan SEB Contract

The project will implement a state-wide differential GPS to map all the electrical assets of the three distribution companies of the state.