Indian Power Sector News

Power sector poised for biggest revival in recent years - Economic Times

Tue, 17/06/2014 - 11:34am

Economic Times

Power sector poised for biggest revival in recent years
Economic Times
Industrial production in India grew at 3.4% in April due to improved performance of the manufacturing, mining and power sectors and higher output of capital goods. "We are hoping for a big revival in the power sector," said Ashok Khurana, director ...

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'Indian solar energy space is under-exploited' - Hindu Business Line

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 10:39pm

Hindu Business Line

'Indian solar energy space is under-exploited'
Hindu Business Line
ABB India Ltd, a power and automation engineering company, is positioning itself for a bigger role in the solar energy space. India has an installed capacity of around 2,500 MW of grid-connected solar power, while the sector expects to add about 1,500 ...

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You can thank lopsided economics for India's sweltering summer blackouts—not ... - Quartz

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 8:43pm

You can thank lopsided economics for India's sweltering summer blackouts—not ...
Quartz
As India faces multiple challenges on the economic front, with its GDP growth at a decade low of 4.7%, the new prime minister Narendra Modi has had to hit the ground running. One of the key issues dogging the economy is the country's messy power sector.

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A fresh start: coal and power in India - World Coal

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 7:12pm

A fresh start: coal and power in India
World Coal
Jonathan Rowland asks what lies ahead for India's coal and power sectors under the government of Narendra Modi. Less than a month after Narendra Modi was sworn in as India's prime minister, the country is facing a crisis of coal supply with the Indian ...

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India, Bhutan to boost hydropower cooperation - Business Standard

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 3:30pm

The Indian Republic

India, Bhutan to boost hydropower cooperation
Business Standard
They acknowledged the importance of cooperation and mutual benefit arising from the hydro-power sector between the two countries and expressed satisfaction on the progress being made and reiterated their commitment to achieving the 10,000 MW target, ...
India and Bhutan to Stand Against 'Inimical Interests'The Indian Republic
Modi and Nawaz have more in common than many thinkBangkok Post
Bhutan the Land of Himalayan Opportunities for Indian Industry -SteelGuru
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Modi woos Thimphu ahead of Bhutan-China dialogue - Times of India

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 4:40am

Times of India

Modi woos Thimphu ahead of Bhutan-China dialogue
Times of India
Conscious of the row over India's decision last year to temporarily roll back subsidies on its LPG and kerosene supply to Bhutan, Modi went on a charm offensive, making full use of India's soft power and its historic ties with the country. He offered ...
Modi says India will not threaten any country or be intimidated by any powerNetIndian
Bhutan - Land of Himalayan Opportunities for Indian Industry, Says CIIOrissadiary.com
Modi's Bhutan trip: NE terror threat, China on agendaFirstpost
Calcutta Telegraph -The New Indian Express
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Coal India, power producers, railway officials mull ways to improve fuel supply - Economic Times

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 4:25am

Coal India, power producers, railway officials mull ways to improve fuel supply
Economic Times
Executives from power producers and Coal India Ltd, as well as officials from the two ministries and the Indian Railways met for four hours in New Delhi on Friday to resolve key differences over the quantity and quality of coal supplied to power plants ...

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Power min to focus on transmission - Financial Express

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 1:52am

Financial Express

Power min to focus on transmission
Financial Express
SummaryVowing to end the misery in the electricity sector, new Power Minister Piyush Goyal has set transmission and distribution as his focus areas and is working to bring states on board for reforms. ... All Indian Congress Committee (AICC) general ...

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India to set up two renewable energy firms - Livemint

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 12:33am

India to set up two renewable energy firms
Livemint
India has a power generation capacity of 245,394 megawatts (MW), of which only 13%, or 31,692MW, is contributed by renewable sources. “The ministry of new and renewable energy resources has the technical expertise. Also, the oil sector, public sector ...

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Indian wind power sector has potential to add 3000 MW this year - SteelGuru

Sun, 15/06/2014 - 11:55am

Indian wind power sector has potential to add 3000 MW this year
SteelGuru
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of Renergy 2014, Mr Madhusudan Khemka, chairman of IWTMA and MD of ReGen Powertech, said that “At an all-India level, this year we expect an addition of around 3,000 MW. If the accelerated depreciation is also ...

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Maharashtra waives Rs 7394 cr power dues for farmers - Indian Express

Sat, 14/06/2014 - 1:00am

Maharashtra waives Rs 7394 cr power dues for farmers
Indian Express
The state's finance department cautioned fiscal management would collapse and the energy department opined such a move wasn't in the best interests of the state and the power sector. But the ruling alliance, desperate to revive its political fortunes ...

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Industrial Output Rebounds 3.4% on Manufacturing, Power Push - The New Indian Express

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 6:08am

The New Indian Express

Industrial Output Rebounds 3.4% on Manufacturing, Power Push
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI: Some signs of improvement are visible in the economy now, with factory output growth rebounding to 13-month high of 3.4 per cent in April after a two-month contraction, thanks to better performance in manufacturing, mining and power sectors ...

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Government to Speed Up Work on Rail Lines to Transport Coal - NDTV

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 11:12pm

NDTV

Government to Speed Up Work on Rail Lines to Transport Coal
NDTV
As coal is the main source of power generation, Mr Modi wants to reform the nationalised coal sector by bringing in private investment and possibly breaking up Coal India. Without a meaningful jump in domestic output, India's coal shortage could range ...

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India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal - Reuters

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 9:51pm

Reuters India

India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal
Reuters
The result is higher imports and shortage of coal used in power generation, leading to frequent blackouts including in the capital city of Delhi. India is the third-largest coal importer despite sitting on the fifth-largest reserves. To discuss how to ...
Government to Speed Up Work on Rail Lines to Transport CoalNDTV

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India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal - Business Recorder

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 9:44pm

Business Recorder

India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal
Business Recorder
As coal is the main source of power generation, Modi wants to reform the nationalised coal sector by bringing in private investment and possibly breaking up Coal India. Without a meaningful jump in domestic output, India's coal shortage could range ...

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India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal - Reuters India

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 9:22pm

Reuters India

India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal
Reuters India
The result is higher imports and shortage of coal used in power generation, leading to frequent blackouts including in the capital city of Delhi. India is the third-largest coal importer despite sitting on the fifth-largest reserves. To discuss how to ...

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Power crisis can hit reboot of industry, economy: Why Modi must act now - Firstpost

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 8:01am

Firstpost

Power crisis can hit reboot of industry, economy: Why Modi must act now
Firstpost
For instance India's power sector is a mess for which all governments, at the Centre and in the states, have been responsible. Electricity is the backbone of the economy and very few state governments have had the courage to implement power sector ...

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How power crisis can black out Modi's plans to reboot India - Firstpost

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 7:46am

Firstpost

How power crisis can black out Modi's plans to reboot India
Firstpost
For instance India's power sector is a mess for which all governments, at the Centre and in the states, have been responsible. Electricity is the backbone of the economy and very few state governments have had the courage to implement power sector ...
Indian Heat Wave Triggers Power StruggleWall Street Journal (blog)
Amid Blackouts, India's New Leader Vows 24-7 Power for AllIEEE Spectrum
India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coalBusiness Standard

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Power crisis and rebooting industry, economy: Why Modi must act now - Firstpost

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 7:46am

Firstpost

Power crisis and rebooting industry, economy: Why Modi must act now
Firstpost
For instance India's power sector is a mess for which all governments, at the Centre and in the states, have been responsible. Electricity is the backbone of the economy and very few state governments have had the courage to implement power sector ...

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Scorching Heat Exposes India's Power Woes - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 7:05pm

Scorching Heat Exposes India's Power Woes
Wall Street Journal
"The previous government failed to take crucial decisions to expand grid connectivity," said Piyush Goyal, the new minister for power, coal and renewable energy, on Tuesday. "The sector is in a mess." India currently has around 245 gigawatts of ...

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