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PM Modi favours PPP model in power sector

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday favoured Public Private Partnership model in power sector and described renewable sources of energy as the answer to the country`s growing power needs.

8 mines can be considered for power sector: CoalMin panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:34

The suggestion comes at a time when power plants across the country are facing acute fuel shortages.

Power Minister to meet bankers today, to discuss bottlenecks

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:34

In a bid to restore investor confidence in electricity generation sector, Power Minister Piyush Goyal will meet bankers on Monday to discuss the financing bottlenecks affecting the industry and the way forward.

Goyal to meet bankers on Monday, to discuss bottlenecks

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:14

Goyal is also scheduled to meet the Minister of Environment and Forests Prakash Javdekar to deliberate upon the issues impacting the power and coal sectors.

'Asset quality risks from power sector weaknesses to continue'

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:01

India's power sector will continue to be a source of asset quality risk for banks if the poor financial profiles of state electricity board distribution companies (discoms) do not improve through further structural reforms, Moody's Investors Service said.

Power cuts may cause 40% dip in industrial production: Assocham

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 15:40

Continued power outages in various parts of the country are adversely affecting the domestic industrial production, which may fall by 40 percent in June-July, industry body Assocham said.

Goyal to meet Modi; to set priorities for power sector

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:11

Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal will today meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss and establish top priorities in the power sector.

BHEL posts Rs 1,844.59 cr profit in Q4

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 19:47

BHEL took over BHPV as its 100 percent subsidiary in 2008.

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.