January 29, 2015 20:04 (IST)
Only Indian companies will be allowed to bid for the projects, which will have a combined 750 megawatts (MW) capacity, a spokeswoman for NTPC said on Thursday.
January 21, 2015 17:45 (IST)
Investments are expected across diverse areas of the energy sector including in renewables as well as transmission and distribution segments, he added.
January 17, 2015 16:02 (IST)
The government's role in business is facilitating it, not micro management, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Saturday.
January 10, 2015 18:44 (IST)
NTPC Ltd, India's largest power generating company, has put its Rs 8,000-crore thermal power project at Katwa, West Bengal in the fast-track category.
January 08, 2015 20:47 (IST)
However, the Department of Disinvestment will take a call on time of divestment of ONGC, he told reporters after meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here.
January 07, 2015 16:46 (IST)
GAIL has written to Oil Ministry saying it will invest monthly accruals in the gas pool account in 271 days deposits of four empanelled banks - State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and Corporation Bank.
January 07, 2015 15:38 (IST)
Aiming to bring another set of reforms in the sector, the Power Ministry is drafting a Cabinet note proposing amendments to the tariff policy for enabling greater competition in the sector.
January 06, 2015 13:20 (IST)
Strikes by unions have earlier cripples power plants in the country. Coal fuels 60 percent of India's power production.
January 02, 2015 14:51 (IST)
Coal India recorded an output of 342.39 million tonnes (MT) in April-December 2014, missing its production target by 3 per cent for the period.
December 26, 2014 14:21 (IST)
Competition in the power distribution sector will improve efficiency and rationalise tariff, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.
December 25, 2014 20:02 (IST)
Now, the subsidised cooking gas will also be available in 5-kg cylinders. Those entitled to subsidised gas can buy 34 bottles of 5-kg each at Rs 155 per cylinder in Delhi.
December 25, 2014 18:44 (IST)
The 24 mines for which auction process has started include 7 for the power sector, 16 for other end-use steel and cement plants as also captive power units, and one mine for steel.
December 16, 2014 20:02 (IST)
The auction of 74 coal blocks is likely to witness an intense competition among bidding companies and the exercise may push up the fuel price for power sector, rating agency Icra said on Tuesday.
December 13, 2014 11:45 (IST)
Rating agency Fitch on Friday retained its stable outlook on India's power sector in 2015 but warned producers and grid operators will continue to face challenges by way of high capex levels and fuel shortages leading to negative free cash flow in the medium term.
November 30, 2014 19:09 (IST)
Tata Power may cut dependence on Indonesian coal and explore other geographies to source the fuel for expansion of its 4,000 MW Mundra ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Gujarat.
November 26, 2014 23:58 (IST)
The government on Wednesday finalised details of a package to rescue 16,000 MW of gas-based power plants lying stranded as it looks to increase supplies by raising generation without burdening consumers.
November 26, 2014 23:42 (IST)
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved the tariff petition of Tata Power for its 1,050-MW Maithon Power project in Jharkhand, the company said on Wednesday.
November 23, 2014 15:09 (IST)
State-run Coal India's labour unions have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press ahead with energy reforms.
November 23, 2014 11:53 (IST)
The government is taking steps to ensure hassle-free transportation of coal from remote mines, apart from increasing its production capacity, Coal Secretary Anil Swarup has said.
November 11, 2014 22:53 (IST)
An inter-ministerial panel on Tuesday decided the methodology for fixing reserve price for an upcoming coal auction and will seek approval of the Cabinet for the same.