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Raise power capacity on war footing: India Inc


July 31st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) With the worst power blackout in India affecting almost half the country and causing business losses of thousands of crores of rupees, India Inc. Tuesday ... Read more...

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Power trip in seven states hits millions (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Northern India was hit by one of the worst power failures in a decade that saw millions wake up Monday to no electricity. ... Read more...

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Power trip hits seven states, millions suffer (Afternoon Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Seven states in north India woke up to a powerless Monday with supply cut at 2.32 a.m. due to a major breakdown in the grid ... Read more...

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Reliance Power synchronises unit at Butibori thermal plant


June 26th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Reliance Power Tuesday said it has synchronised the first 300 MW unit at its Butibori thermal power project near Nagpur. Electricity generated from the project will ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves National Electricity Fund (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved the creation of a National Electricity Fund (NEF) to provide interest subsidy of Rs.8,466 crore for electricity distribution projects for a ... Read more...

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Fuel a great risk to Indian thermal power plants: Deloitte


August 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inadequate supplies of fuel is beginning to emerge as the biggest risk to thermal power projects in India, according to a report released by global ... Read more...

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Centre doubles plan allocation for power sector


February 26th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday doubled the plan allocation for the power sector.With the doubling of the plan allocation the power sector now ... Read more...

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Plan allocation for Power Sector doubled


February 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): The Government on Friday doubled the Plan allocation for the Power Sector to Rs.5,130 crore for 2010-11 from the previous Rs.2,230 crore for 2009-10."The allocation does not ... Read more...

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1,000 MW solar power from NTPC arm at low rates


January 30th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) India's largest power company National Thermal Power Corporation's power-trading subsidiary NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam will develop 1,000 MW of solar power and supply it at competitive prices by ... Read more...

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Infosys bags IT project from Karnataka power utilities


December 24th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 24 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys Technologies has bagged a multi-billion-rupee IT project from the state's power distribution utilities, a top official said Thursday. "Since Infosys emerged as the lowest bidder for ... Read more...

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World Bank lends Haryana $330 mn to improve power


August 7th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a loan of $330 million to strengthen power transmission and distribution system in Haryana. The World Bank has allocated the money under ... Read more...

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