Indian Power Sector News

Adani buys Lanco's Udupi power plant - Livemint

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 3:14pm

Livemint

Adani buys Lanco's Udupi power plant
Livemint
The deal confirms a revival of interest in the Indian power sector, which has in recent years been beset by slowing economic growth, high borrowing costs, delays in securing environmental clearances and completing land acquisition as well as shortages ...

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Lanco Infratech Sells Power Plant to Adani for About $982 Million - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 9:45pm

Lanco Infratech Sells Power Plant to Adani for About $982 Million
Wall Street Journal
With a new government coming to power in May, investors are hoping that some of the past problems in the power sector will recede. The heavily regulated Indian power sector is faced with problems of fuel shortages and land acquisition coupled with ...

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Lanco Infratech Sells Power Plant to Adani for About $982 Million - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 9:45pm

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Lanco Infratech Sells Power Plant to Adani for About $982 Million
Wall Street Journal
With a new government coming to power in May, investors are hoping that some of the past problems in the power sector will recede. The heavily regulated Indian power sector is faced with problems of fuel shortages and land acquisition coupled with ...
Lanco sells Udupi plant to Adani for a record Rs 6000 crBusiness Standard

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Here's what's plaguing Indian capital goods sector - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 3:42pm

Here's what's plaguing Indian capital goods sector
Moneycontrol.com
Among the various sectors, the largest hit was taken by the manufacturing sector as it saw projects worth Rs 3.2 lakh crore getting shelved. The key concerns for the sector are the capacity utilization for cement, steel & power sector; the capacity ...

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Here's what's plaguing Indian capital goods sector - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 3:35pm

Here's what's plaguing Indian capital goods sector
Moneycontrol.com
Among the various sectors, the largest hit was taken by the manufacturing sector as it saw projects worth Rs 3.2 lakh crore getting shelved. The key concerns for the sector are the capacity utilization for cement, steel & power sector; the capacity ...

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SembCorp to increase stake in NCC Infrastructure's power plant - Livemint

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 8:16pm

SembCorp to increase stake in NCC Infrastructure's power plant
Livemint
“We are very positive on the power sector in India, especially with the new government encouraging more foreign investment and private participation in the power sector.” “We think it is going to be positive,” said Tan. He did not state, however, as to ...

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Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolution - The Ecologist

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 7:18pm

Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolution
The Ecologist
One major obstacle to modernising the vast energy sector of India is politics. Private investment, a common driver for infrastructure development in many countries, is close to non-existent in India, since electricity and fuel are both heavily ...

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SembCorp to increase stake in Andhra Pradesh power plant - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 4:46pm

Economic Times

SembCorp to increase stake in Andhra Pradesh power plant
Economic Times
"We are very positive on the power sector in India, especially with the new government encouraging more foreign investment and private participation in the power sector. "We think it is going to be positive," said Tan. He did not state, however, as to ...

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Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 12:56pm

Economic Times

Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector
Economic Times
Ministry of new and renewable energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency are jointly planning to host an international meet in February next year to give impetus to the wind power sector. The ministry is also considering organising similar ...
Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolutionThe Ecologist

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Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 12:56pm

Economic Times

Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector
Economic Times
Ministry of new and renewable energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency are jointly planning to host an international meet in February next year to give impetus to the wind power sector. The ministry is also considering organising similar ...

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Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 10:40am

Economic Times

Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector
Economic Times
Ministry of new and renewable energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency are jointly planning to host an international meet in February next year to give impetus to the wind power sector. The ministry is also considering organising similar ...
Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolutionThe Ecologist
Research and Markets: Renewable Energy Market in India 2014 - 2022Business Wire (press release)
Ministry takes steps to spread use of solar and wind power - MrSteelGuru

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India faces daily power outage of 30000 MW - Livemint

Mon, 11/08/2014 - 1:16am

India faces daily power outage of 30000 MW
Livemint
While India has installed power generation capacity of 249,488.31 MW, daily generation is only to the tune of 135,000 MW. Analysts say the data doesn't capture the real demand, ascribing the lower deficit to the unwillingness of state electricity ...

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Power up without shocks - Hindu Business Line

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 10:17pm

Hindu Business Line

Power up without shocks
Hindu Business Line
The Indian power sector has been short-circuited by many troubles. These range from inadequate and costly fuel for some players to un-remunerative tariffs, and high debt and large foreign exchange outgo for others. But, giving a go-by to these concerns ...
Power PangsBusinessworld

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Power upwithout shocks - Hindu Business Line

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 8:24pm

Hindu Business Line

Power upwithout shocks
Hindu Business Line
The Indian power sector has been short-circuited by many troubles. These range from inadequate and costly fuel for some players to un-remunerative tariffs, and high debt and large foreign exchange outgo for others. But, giving a go-by to these concerns ...
Power PangsBusinessworld

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Will a PTA boost India-Nepal hydropower trade? - Economic Times

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 6:49am

Economic Times

Will a PTA boost India-Nepal hydropower trade?
Economic Times
If and when hydropower projects in Nepal are completed, the country is likely to turn into a power surplus supplier, with the bulk of power being exported to India. Indeed, ventures such as GMR's 900 MW Upper Karnali project and Satluj Jala Vidyut ...
India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat?Panorama.am
Modi's visit to Nepal: Explicit and implicit messagesHimalayan Times
Future brightRepublica

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Power Pangs - Businessworld

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 12:11am

Power Pangs
Businessworld
So what is the reason for this paradox in the Indian power sector? Put simply, it is the inability of power generation companies such as National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to sell power to distribution companies or discoms, which prefer to ...

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Finnish company Fortum looking to acquire hydro assets - Business Standard (blog)

Sat, 09/08/2014 - 5:32pm

Business Standard (blog)

Finnish company Fortum looking to acquire hydro assets
Business Standard (blog)
"We would look for land in western and Southern India to set up our CHP plants. This would involve around 80% coal and 20-25% biomass as input fuel," said Agarwal. As the company tries to bring in new technology in the Indian power sector, it is ...

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First Solar Announces Its Maiden Solar Power Project In India - CleanTechnica

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:13pm

First Solar Announces Its Maiden Solar Power Project In India
CleanTechnica
Telangana seems to be a good choice to enter the Indian solar power generation sector. The newly formed state is struggling to augment its power supply resources since its separation from Andhra Pradesh. First Solar is probably the largest supplier of ...

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India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat? - RT

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:28pm

RT

India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat?
RT
Certainly a ripe area for investment! No wonder then the country has recently called for increased FDI from South Asian nations, including India, in its hydroelectric power sector to fulfill its domestic needs and even explore the possibilities of ...
A bus Nepal can't missE Kantipur
Indian Prime Minister Modi's Visit to NepalScoop.co.nz

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Rising valuation gives power producers new hope - Economic Times

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:52am

Economic Times

Rising valuation gives power producers new hope
Economic Times
The minister for power, coal and renewable energy Piyush Goyal says many international investors have sought appointments to participate in Indian power sector. Goyal had earlier requested financial institutions to prepare a roadmap of recovery for ...

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