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BHEL annual profit slides to Rs 3,228 crore

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 19:09

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd's net profit more than halved to Rs 3,228 crore in the previous financial year on account of low volumes and challenges in the domestic power sector.

Fuel supply constraints hit power generation during 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 13:53

Power plants from Andhra Pradesh to Maharashtra idled as gas supplies dried up and coal linkages impeded quick ramp up of electricity generation even as undeterred corporate bigwigs from Ambanis to Tatas showed willingness to commit big money into the sector during the year.

Govt working on separating content, carriage in power sector

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 19:49

In a move that could usher in more competition in the power sector, the government is working on a proposal where separate entities would handle electricity supply and distribution.

Tuki for planned dev in hydro power sector

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 13:46

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has stressed on planned investment in the hydro power sector and insisted on good access and connectivity to facilitate the aim of making the state a powerhouse of the country.

World Bank to soon release Indian power sector review report

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 19:38

At a time when the country's power sector is facing tough times, the World Bank will soon come out with an elaborate sectoral review report listing out challenges as well as initiatives to improve current scenario.

Projects worth Rs 34,647 cr put on fast track

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 18:44

The government has put on the fast track projects worth Rs 34,647 crore in petroleum and natural gas and power sectors by approving a number of them and giving directions for urgent clearances to the rest.

'Will seek Cabinet nod for capping gas price for power sector'

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 12:57

Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said he will soon seek the Cabinet nod for capping the price of gas for the power sector at USD 5 per mmBtu.

J&K heading towards self-reliance in power sector: Omar

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 16:45

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said the state would generate 9000 MWs of power in the coming years to achieve self-reliance in this sector.

EGoM may give no significant gas to power sector this fiscal

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 18:45

The EGoM headed by Defence Minister A K Antony is to meet shortly to squeeze out some gas from current year output of 105 million standard cubic meters a day for the power plants.

Both power, fertiliser sectors fundamental to economy: Scindia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 15:02

The minister also said that his ministry is working with oil and fertiliser ministries for developing a modality to make available fuel to gas-based power plants.

No change in gas supply preference, urea remains top priority

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 18:50

Fearing backlash from farmers, a high-powered ministerial panel on Wednesday rejected a proposal to cut natural gas supplies to urea plants and divert that fuel to power companies.

India Ratings maintains stable outlook for power sector

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 21:42

Maintaining stable outlook for the power sector for the second half of the year, India Ratings Monday said that higher fuel costs and weak financial profiles of power distribution companies could pose major challenges to the sector.