Six waste-to-energy plants to be set up under Swachh Bharat Mission

In a significant step towards generating power from garbage under the Swachh Bharat Mission, six waste-to-energy plants with installed capacity of about 74 MW will be commissioned next year including two in the national capital.

Need to keep electricity rates 'affordable': Piyush Goyal

 Lauding regulator CERC's role in the rise of the power sector, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday stressed the need for keeping electricity affordable while protecting interests of both developers and consumers.

Need to keep electricity rates 'affordable': Piyush Goyal

Lauding regulator CERC's role in the rise of the power sector, Union Minister Piyush Goyal Friday stressed the need for keeping electricity affordable while protecting interests of both developers and consumers.

SC stays CERC order asking FTIL to transfer its shares of IEX

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the order of power sector regulator CERC asking Financial Technologies India Ltd (FTIL) to transfer all its shares of India Energy Exchange (IEX) to a trust demat account.

CERC asks FTIL to transfer stake in IEX to trust a/c by Jul 2

Power sector regulator CERC has asked Financial Technologies to transfer its entire stake in India Energy Exchange (IEX) to a trust demat account of the bourse by July 2 and fully exit the exchange by July 20.

CERC gives more time to FTIL for completing IEX stake sale

In its latest order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) said that FTIL has been pursuing the divestment process in compliance with its order.

CERC to soon review functioning of power exchanges

Power sector watchdog CERC plans to review regulatory compliance levels and operational efficiencies of the country's two electricity exchanges as part of efforts to safeguard the interest of stakeholders.

NTPC Q2 profit down 17% at Rs 2,072 cr

Country's largest thermal power producer NTPC reported nearly 17 percent drop in net profit at Rs 2,071.63 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014-15, pulled down by changes in tariff regulations.

CERC gives Financial Technologies more time for IEX stake sale

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's (CERC) decision came on a plea filed by Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) seeking more time to complete the divestment process.

CERC passes order on Reliance Power's Sasan UMPP

Electricity regulator CERC has said that the first 660 MW unit of Reliance Power's 3,960 MW Sasan project could not achieve its "full load" in March 2013 and rejected its plea to appoint an independent technical committee to look into the readiness of that unit.

NTPC's profit down 13% to Rs 2,201 crore

Nation's largest power producer NTPC today reported a 13 percent drop in the first quarter net profit as retrospective tightening of technical norms by the regulator wiped off gains from a rise in electricity generation.

Indian Energy Exchange: FTIL mulls appeal against CERC order

Financial Technologies is mulling appealing against electricity regulator CERC's order that directs the company to completely divest its stake in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX).

Reliance Power commissions fourth 660 MW unit of Sasan UMPP

Reliance Power's fourth 660 MW unit of Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project in Madhya Pradesh has commenced electricity generation.

Punjab approaches APTEL on compensatory tariff issue

Punjab State Power Corporation has petitioned APTEL challenging electricity regulator CERC`s order granting compensatory tariff to two Mundra projects of Tata Power and Adani Power.

CERC compensatory tariff won't burden discoms, consumers: Care

The central electricity regulator's order for compensatory tariff to Tata Power and Adani Power has not only provided relief to producers but also ensured that discoms and consumers are not burdened by higher tariff, says a report by rating agency Care.

New CERC tariff order a shocker for NTPC: Fitch

As per the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)'s new norms, to be in force for five years (April 2014 to March 2019), there will be key changes with regard to tax and calculation of incentives for thermal power plants. The rules were notified on February 21.

CERC ruling to reduce Mundra losses by Rs 400 cr: Tata Power

The country's largest private power producer also said that tariff for the 4,000 MW Mundra project, which would go up to Rs 2.90 per unit still remains very competitive.

CERC ruling to cut losses; tariff still competitive: Tata Power

Describing the CERC ruling on Mundra project as partial relief, Tata Power on Wednesday said tariff of electricity generated from the plant would go up to Rs 2.90 per unit which still remains very competitive.

CERC notifies power tariff regulations for 5 yrs

The new norms will be in force for five years - from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2019. They are not applicable to generating stations or inter-state transmission systems where tariffs has been discovered through competitive bidding.

NTPC shares plunge 11% on power tariff regulations

Shares of country's largest power producer NTPC tanked more than 11 percent as the new tariff regulations are expected to have a negative impact on the company.