Power Sector
Business  /  Published 24.10.21

New rules to ease power sector woes

The ministry of power on Saturday announced new rules to sustain economic viability of the sector, ease financial stress of various stakeholders and ensure timely recovery of costs involved in electri...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.09.20

Coal India: 55% fall in profit

Coal India’s net profit has come down 55.12 per cent in the first quarter of 2020-21 as the public sector miner’s sales took a hit during the period marked by the lockdown on account of Co...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.07.20

India most attractive global market for clean energy: Modi

India has emerged as the most attractive global market for clean energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. Launching a 750 MW solar project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferen...
By PTI in Rewa

Business  /  Published 08.04.19

Lebanon keen on power ties

Lebanon is keen to court Indian companies to invest in its power sector.Sanjiv Goenka, chairman of CESC Ltd, met the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Al Hariri, on Sunday in Beirut where the premier s...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.05.20

Modi reviews power sector, says state-specific solutions needed

Instead of going for a one-size-fits-all formula, the power ministry should put in place state-specific solutions to help states improve their performance in the sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi h...
By PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 13.11.18

Govt mulls another auction for 2500mw power

“We found that a lot of interest is coming up for (the scheme to auction) 2,500MW medium-term PPAs. So definitely there would be PPAs coming up (on the block). This was a pilot. We will try to bring...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.11.19

Power demand falls most in 12 years

India’s power demand fell 13.2 per cent in October from a year ago, posting its steepest monthly decline in over 12 years, government data showed, reflecting a deepening growth slowdown in Asia’s ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Tax reform, amnesty may spur growth

As we stand in the beginning of a new year, there are nascent signs that the economy is on a better footing than what it was in the year gone by. With the proactive measures taken by the government an...
By Dinesh Agarwal and Ashish Agarwal

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.20

Industrial consumers drag power utilities to court over fixed charges

A section of industrial power consumers has taken a legal recourse against the utilities in West Bengal after their plea for relief on the fixed charges among other demands in the lockdown was rejecte...
By PTI in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Rs 22,000 crore for power, renewable energy sector: Sitharaman

The Centre has proposed an outlay of Rs 22,000 crore for power and renewable energy sector for 2020-21, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.In her second Budget presentation, th...
By PTI in New Delhi


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