power sector

India's plans to ban Chinese power firms will backfire: Report

For a long time, Indian power companies have been calling for a complete ban on Chinese companies in the domestic power sector.

May 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Rs 3/unit to be benchmark price for power in medium term:Goyal

The government is looking at Rs 3 per unit as the benchmark price for power from all energy sources like thermal, solar and wind in the medium term.

Apr 29, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

Lanco Infratech's net loss widens to Rs 449 crore in Apri-Jun quarter

Lanco Infratech's (LITL) consolidated net loss widened to Rs 448.88 crore during the quarter ended June 30, 2016.

Sep 10, 2016, 19:19 PM IST
Power ministry initiative to provide relief from power black out

Power ministry initiative to provide relief from power black out

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Jul 08, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

India to stop thermal coal imports; save Rs 40,000 cr

In view of rising production of the dry fuel, India plans to completely stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years that would result in annual savings of Rs 40,000 crore, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said.

Apr 15, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

'Cabinet note soon on linkage auction for power plants'

The Coal Ministry will soon move a draft Cabinet note for auctioning linkages for the dry fuel to the power sector.

Mar 21, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

PFS sanctions Rs 1,100 crore loans for power sector

PTC India Financial Services Ltd (PFS) has sanctioned loans of about Rs 1,100 crore to provide financial assistance to the power sector.

Mar 21, 2016, 11:39 AM IST
Coal India's supply to power sector up 7% in April-December

Coal India's supply to power sector up 7% in April-December

The supply of the fossil fuel by Coal India (CIL), which accounts for over 80 percent of the domestic production, in the April-December period last fiscal stood at 280.210 MT, according to official data.

Jan 25, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Coal to remain dominant fuel for India's power sector: Report

Coal to remain dominant fuel for India's power sector: Report

Coal will remain the dominant fuel for India's power sector over 10-year forecast period to 2025 despite growth in alternative sources, including renewables, BMI Research, Fitch Group company, has said.

Jan 21, 2016, 19:38 PM IST

Power sector revival a priority: Jaitley

The minister also said the main challenge in the power sector is at the last mile as many discoms are in distress.

Oct 31, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

IDFC to set aside additional Rs 2.5K cr as special reserve

IDFC on Friday said government's moves on gas and power sector have not had desired impact and it is forced to create a special reserve of Rs 4,500 crore to cover expected losses from power sector loans, which will ring-fence its soon-to-be-launched universal bank.

Jul 31, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

IDFC to increase provisioning for exposures

The power sector comprises 40 percent of IDFC's book, which decreased 8 percent in FY15 to Rs 54,745 Cr.

May 04, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Will upgrade old power plants into UMPPs: Goyal

The government is looking at the option of upgrading existing power plants into larger capacity Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) using clean technology and to offer them in plug and play mode, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday .

Apr 29, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Centre to invest Rs 10,000 crore in northeast power sector

 The Centre will invest Rs 10,000 crore in the power sector of the eight North Eastern states, including Sikkim, Union Power, Coal and NRE Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Thursday.

Apr 09, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

Govt cuts natural gas prices by 8% to $4.66 per unit

Natural gas prices was Tuesday cut by about 8 percent to USD 4.66 a unit to reflect the softening in international prices, a move that will lower electricity and fertiliser costs.

Mar 31, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Govt lowers April-Sept natural gas prices by 8%

Natural gas prices have been slashed by 8 percent to USD 4.66 per unit for the first half of next fiscal year from April 1 on gross heat value basis.

Mar 31, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

Natural gas price to be cut by 9% to $4.56 from April 1

The government had in October last year fixed natural gas price at USD 5.05 per million British thermal unit.

Mar 30, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Power sector total loan from banks at Rs 5.83 lakh crore

The total outstanding credit to the power sector from various banks amounted to Rs 5.83 lakh crore at the end of 2014 but the government has no plans to reschedule the loans to electricity generating firms.

Mar 19, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

India 3rd least efficient coal-fired power generating nation

Chinese and US companies generate power through "least efficient and most polluting form of coal-fired generation", followed by Indian firms at the third position globally, says a report.

Mar 13, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Govt to train 7 lakh people by 2018 to meet power sector needs

The government aims to train as many as 7 lakh people for various segments in power generation in line with its ambitious plans of producing 1,75,000 MW renewable energy 2022.

Mar 04, 2015, 12:44 PM IST