power portfolio

Cauvery water dispute adds to Karnataka Congress’ woes (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The flare-up in the dispute over sharing the water of the Cauvery river with Tamil Nadu is pushing the Congress in Karnataka on the backfoot as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Falling prices, few buyers make Himachal financially powerless


September 5th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Falling prices of electricity generated in the state and lack of buyers have left Himachal Pradesh virtually powerless, financially.Besides tourism and horticulture, hydropower is a major ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hydropower firms owe Rs.264 crore to Himachal government


August 28th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) Hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh owe more than Rs.250 crore to the state government, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday. He said the companies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Equation with states to be simple, cordial: Shinde


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The equation between the central government and states should be simple and cordial, India's new Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said Wednesday."I am ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chidambaram new finance minister, Shinde gets home


July 31st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Home Minister P.Chidambaram is India's new finance minister, while his cabinet colleague Sushilkumar Shinde will take charge of the home ministry, a Rashtrapati Bhavan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Over 38 percent of Himachal’s hydropower potential tapped


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Public and private sector companies have harnessed 8,824 MW of hydropower of the estimated potential of 23,000 MW in Himachal Pradesh, a government official said Monday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pay market price of power, Omar tells grumbling people


June 21st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Facing fire over power woes in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday came down heavily on those who indulge in power theft and asked ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jharkhand to get second 4,000 MW power plant


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has given his consent for setting up a 4,000 MW ultra mega thermal power plant in Deoghar district, the second in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UP gives grace period for power MoUs inked by Mayawati


June 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Faced with an unprecedented power crisis, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday decided to give a grace period of 6-18 months to developers who had signed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal taps 7,923 MW of hydropower


March 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) More than 7,000 MW of power has been tapped by hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Thursday.Till date 7,923 MW ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jharkhand appoints consultant for Rs.1,500 crore transmission line


February 1st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 1 (IANS) Jharkhand Tuesday decided to appoint Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) as the consultant for establishing a Rs.1,500 crore transmission line in the state, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reliance Power leads hydel projects in Himachal Pradesh: Dhumal


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 22 (IANS) Reliance Power has bagged five hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh in the past three-and-half years, the most by any company, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal’s hydropower project to be commissioned by 2013


March 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) A mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh that was caught in an administrative logjam after the central environment and forests ministry objected to the transfer of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jaypee announces amalgamation of three group entities


February 14th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The diversified $3.25 billion Jaypee Group Monday announced the amalgamation of two of its group companies into an existing holding company to consolidate the power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Suzlon bags 168.5 MW orders in India


October 15th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Suzlon Energy Friday said it has bagged orders for developing 168.5 MW wind turbine capacity from various corporate, small and medium enterprises (SME) and private sector undertakings ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No power tariff hike in Delhi this year: Dikshit


July 5th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said that the power tariff in the national capital will not be hiked in fiscal 2010-11. "There will be no hike in power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

294 hydropower projects being built in Himachal Pradesh


March 17th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 17 (IANS) As many as 294 mini and micro hydropower projects in the public and private sectors are coming up in Himachal Pradesh to generate 586 MW of electricity, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal saves Rs.1 bn-worth power through CFLs


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) By distributing compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to 16.5 lakh households, Himachal Pradesh conserved about 270 million units of energy worth Rs.1 billion (Rs.100 crore) in a year.Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Report on Baglihar II hydel project by November


October 24th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) is expected to submit a survey report on the Baglihar II hydroelectric project by November-end, an official said Saturday. The project aims to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Curious case of missing ministers (Capital Buzz)


October 18th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) It is no secret that union ministers Mamata Banerjee and M.K. Alagiri are habitual absentees from union cabinet meetings, with concerns in their respective states keeping ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal approves 311 mini-hydro projects since December 2007


August 25th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has approved 311 mini-hydroelectric power projects with a combined generation capacity of 608 MW since December 2007, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday. "Since the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Subscribe