Private firms may benefit from govt's plan to ease fuel supply

The power ministry's proposal to supply coal from Coal India's mines to nine private power projects could mean they could get the fuel at Rs 1,500 a tonne, instead of the open market price of Rs 4,000 per tonne, according to report.

CAG scrutinising accounts of Delhi discoms

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has started scrutinising accounts of the three private power distribution companies amid their confrontation with the Delhi Government over a number of issues.

HC asks electricity cos to form squads to detect power theft

The Bombay High Court has asked electricity distribution companies and police to form special squads to detect power thefts in Maharashtra.

Power companies may get nod to pass cost borne to meet coal shortage

The government may allow power companies to meet any shortfall of coal through their choice and pass the increased cost to end consumers, if Coal India fails to supply the committed quantity.

10 power companies get coal blocks in Odisha: Govt

Odisha govt said 10 power generating companies including three state-run public sector undertakings are allocated coal blocks by the Centre.