Power Sector
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

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

The no-longer CEA returns

In September, Arvind Subramanian demitted office as chief economic adviser and flew off to take a visiting lectureship in Kennedy School of Harvard University. He is lecturing there on why some develo...
By Ashok V. Desai

Business  /  Published 25.01.19

L&T profit grows 37%, tops forecast

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Friday beat Street estimates to post a 37 per cent growth in consolidated net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2018. Net profit came in at Rs 2,042 cror...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 06.12.19

Coal supply norms relaxed

The Coal India board has taken two decisions aimed at boosting coal offtake of the non-regulated sector comprising steel, sponge iron, cement, captive power producers and independent power producers.C...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 12.12.19

Factory output shrinks 3.8%

Showing signs of economic slowdown, industrial output contracted for the third consecutive month in October to 3.8 per cent as production in manufacturing, mining and electricity fell.According to the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.02.19

Natural gas set to turn costlier

The domestic natural gas price in the country is likely to be hiked over 10 per cent to $3.7 per million British thermal units (mBtu) from April 1 following a spike in prices in the global gas hubs.Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.02.20

Coal supply to power slips

Coal India’s supply to the power sector has registered a 6.8 per cent decline to 377.86 million tonnes (mt) in the April-January period amid subdued demand. Dispatch to the power sector was 405.61mt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 02.04.19

SC verdict gives relief to power companies

As much as Rs 1.4 lakh crore loans of 34 power companies had become non-performing assets. The sector is likely to benefit the most from the Supreme Court action on Tuesday quashing the RBI circular o...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.12.18

Industry grows at fast clip

The country’s industrial output grew at an 11-month high of 8.1 per cent in October on the back of better showing by mining, power and manufacturing sectors.A year ago, the industry index had grown ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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