surplus power

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...

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North India is power starved, yet Himachal’s excess goes abegging


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Despite severe cuts across north India, a staggering 50 percent of the excess power generated by the hill state of Himachal Pradesh goes abegging as poorly-managed ... Read more...

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‘Lake-tapping’ at Koyna to hike power supply (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) For the second time in Asia, a "lake-tapping" project to generate additional electricity was carried out in the reservoir of Maharashtra's biggest Koyna Dam here Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Myntdu Leskha hydel project commissioned


February 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Amlarem (Meghalaya), Feb 29 (IANS) Power-starved Meghalaya Wednesday added 42 MW of power by formally commissioning the first phase of a hydroelectric power project in Jaintia Hills district.The commissioning of ... Read more...

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Opposition slams Maharashtra government for power cuts


October 11th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties Tuesday slammed the government for the ongoing severe power crisis in the state, coming as it does barely a fortnight before the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quizzes Delhi power firms on services


August 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked private power distribution companies (Discoms) in Delhi to furnish details of the number of connections provided by them and the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya to develop chain of small hydro projects


June 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 5 (IANS) Power-starved Meghalaya has decided to develop a chain of small hydro projects to meet the requirements of this mountainous state, an official said Sunday."We have identified ... Read more...

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Azure Power plans Rs.150 crore solar plant in Meghalaya


February 12th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 12 (IANS) American solar power producer Azure Power Saturday announced plans for setting up of a 10 megawatt plant at an investment of Rs.150 crore in Meghalaya - a power ... Read more...

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India to become power surplus nation: Shinde


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Jan 3 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that India would be a power surplus nation with the addition of 45,000 MW of power during the 12th ... Read more...

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NTPC in talks with Bangladesh agency for power project land


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) State-owned National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is in talks with the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) about water resources and land for a joint venture coal-based power project ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists train guns on yet another Indian firm


December 11th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Continuing their policy of obstructing Indian investors, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Saturday trained their guns on yet another Indo-Nepal joint venture, threatening to bring it to a halt.The ... Read more...

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No shortage of power during Games: Dikshit


September 16th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Noting that Delhi will have surplus electricity during the upcoming Commonwealth Games, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked the private power distributing companies to cut down transmission ... Read more...

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No power scarcity in Delhi: Dikshit


September 16th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today rejected suggestions that there was a shortage of power in the national capital, and added that there is no scarcity in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000 MW power daily for three years


August 17th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka will buy 1,000 MW of power daily for the next three years as the state is reeling under a severe energy crisis, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges people to vote DMK out


August 14th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadhu), Aug 14 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa Saturday came down heavily on the central and Tamil Nadu governments over price rise, power cuts and the law and order ... Read more...

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At 32 percent, Meghalaya’s power deficit highest in India


August 1st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) Once a power surplus state, Meghalaya today has earned the dubious distinction of having the highest electricity deficit in the country at 32 percent. According to a quarterly Central ... Read more...

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Nalco officials concerned over project delays in Orissa


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) The officers' association of the state-owned National Aluminium Compnay Ltd (NALCO) Thursday expressed its concern over the delay of its expansion plans in Orissa. NALCO, in spite of its ... Read more...

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Dunlop India expects Rs.550 crore turnover


June 16th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Ruia Group-owned tyremaker Dunlop India is expecting a turnover of Rs.550 crore this year from its units in West Bengal's Sahaganj and Tamil Nadu's Ambattur, a top company ... Read more...

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Iceland seeks cooperation in clean energy, IT (With Image)


January 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has sought Maharashtra's cooperation in the fields of clean energy, information technology and oil exploration. In his meeting with Governor S.C. Jamir here Tuesday ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan ink 12 agreements, four in hydropower (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Bhutan Tuesday inked a dozen agreements, including four on hydropower generation, after Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck held extensive talks with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Karnataka aims to become power surplus in five years


September 29th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Sep 29 (IANS) Energy-starved Karnataka, a hub for software, biotechnology and other sunrise industries, has set an ambitious target of becoming a power-surplus state in the next five years ... Read more...

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Haryana to be power surplus by 2011: CM (To go with Hooda main interview)


August 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Having electrified all its villages long back but facing a higher demand for power, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda says the state is well on ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh hopeful of surplus power next year


June 10th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is all set not only to achieve self-reliance in power, but if top officials are to be believed, it would also generate surplus energy."The ... Read more...

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DCM Shriram to slow down investments despite profits


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Diversified business group DCM Shriram Wednesday said it would go slow on investments this fiscal despite posting a net profit of Rs.369.23 crore, as compared to the ... Read more...

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Delhi benefits from record hydropower in Himachal


May 26th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 26 (IANS) Record hydroelectric power generation in Himachal Pradesh due to thawing of glaciers and frozen lakes is good news for Delhi and the rest of northern India. ... Read more...

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Power from Andhra Pradesh can light up Tamil Nadu: CII


April 18th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, which is facing severe power shortage, can buy around 750 MW of electricity from Andhra Pradesh once the gas-based power plants in that state resume production ... Read more...

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Delhi National Load Despatch Centre to facilitate exchange of power


February 25th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde today dedicated the National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) of POWERGRID to the nation here in the presence of Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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NTPC to set up hydroelectric project in Mizoram


February 9th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 9 (IANS) A 460 MW hydroelectric project will be set up by state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Mizoram, officials said here Monday. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed ... Read more...

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Scientists develop energy efficient fridge network


January 14th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) A new smart network of green refrigerators, capable of making optimum use of renewable energy, can keep everything inside cool while regulating its power consumption from solar panels ... Read more...

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Spray Engineering to invest Rs.2.5 bn in Punjab


November 24th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Spray Engineering Devices Ltd (SEDL), maker of sugar manufacturing equipment, will invest Rs.2.5 billion (Rs.250 crore) to set up sugar mills and upgrading existing units in Punjab, a ... Read more...

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Madras Aluminium Co. cuts production by 60 percent


November 20th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Hit by demand slump and high input costs, Madras Aluminium Co. Ltd (Malco), one of the leading integrated aluminium manufacturers in the country, has decided to cut down ... Read more...

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Northeastern states join hands on power front


August 10th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 10 (IANS) India's eight northeastern states are working jointly to make the region's power system economic, efficient and reliable, Tripura Power Minister Manik Dey said here Sunday. "The power ministers ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM calls for greater cooperation with India


July 16th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Bhutan''s first democratically elected Prime Minister, Jigmi Y. Thinley, today called for greater cooperation between India and Bhutan."We will be talking about how we can further ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM to hold talks with Manmohan Singh


July 16th, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Bhutan''s first democratically elected Prime Minister, Jigmi Y. Thinley, will meet his Indian counterpart Dr. Manmohan Singh here today and hold discussions on a wide range ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM holds discussion on hydropower, tourism with Shinde, Soni


July 15th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Bhutan''s first democratically elected Prime Minister, Jigmi Y. Thinley, met Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Tourism Minister Ambika Soni here today and held discussions related ... Read more...

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