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Feb 08, 2019
NHPC net profit plunges 73% to Rs 182 cr in Q3 on lower revenues; company's board approves interim dividendIn April-December period, NHPC's net profit also came down to Rs 2,138.26 crore from Rs 2,569.23 crore in same period last fiscal.
Dec 25, 2018
CERC's draft tariff rules positive for power generation, transmission firms; energy production cost may decline: ReportThe CERC in its order on 14 December, notified the draft regulations for cost-plus-based tariff determination for the next control period commencing in April 2019 up to March 2024 (FY2020-24).
Dec 10, 2018
Coal on its way out as rising costs make production unviable; renewable energy sources much better, cheaper optionNearly a hundred years after the first coal-fired thermal power plant was installed in India, the outdated mode of generating electricity now seems to be on its way out as renewable sources are gaining ground as the preferred option.
Dec 06, 2018
India's first hybrid solar-wind energy auction closes with tariff under Rs 2.7/unitIndia has committed to source 40% of its electric capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.
Oct 12, 2018
Poor mining output drags IIP growth to three-month low of 4.3% in August, govt data showsIndustrial production growth slipped to a three-month low of 4.3 percent in August mainly due to a sharp decline in the mining sector output and poor offtake of capital goods, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) data.
Aug 21, 2018
Dubbapalli villagers in eternal wait for rehabilitation as Kakatiya thermal plant in Telangana unfolds many miseries‘Dubba’ stands for dust and ‘Palli’ stands for a village, the dusty village. Although the village has been called this since ages, its current situation is quite tragically ironic.
Aug 10, 2018
Industrial growth expands 7% in June on higher manufacturing, mining and power generation outputThe manufacturing sector, which constitutes 77.63 percent of the index, grew by 6.9 percent in June, as against a decline of 0.7 percent in the year-ago month.
Jan 14, 2018
Electricity costs from renewable power generation have continued to fall significantly compared to the fossil fuelsThe findings note that by 2019, the best onshore wind and solar photovoltaic projects will be delivering electricity for a $3 cents per kWh.
Oct 29, 2017
Inside India’s coal industry, part 1: Transport woes continue to throttle supply as metal, power plants face shortages of the dry fuelMaintaining a regular supply of coal is becoming difficult for private steel, power, and aluminium producers, as they face shortage of coal due to throttled production in mines and poor transportation facilities
Dec 28, 2016
CEA’s electricity plan for 2027: Four key hurdles will prove achieving targets is a huge taskSolar and wind does not generate electricity round the clock, and hence are intermittent in nature.