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Power Plants With Fuel Supply Pacts, Mines Eligible for Coal E-Auction

August 24, 2015

Power plants already in fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) or those having captive mines will be allowed to purchase the dry fuel through e-auction.

Fe Exclusive: No extension for Power, Oil & Gas tax holidays

August 24, 2015

The finance ministry will spell out the road map to phase out corporate tax exemptions and incentives in a fortnight, ruling out further extensions of the tax holidays for specific sectors such as power, oil & gas and infrastructure and the area-based tax waivers. The road map could also feature withdrawal of sops like weighted deduction of research expenses and a reduction in the marginal rate of tax for Indian branches of foreign companies from 40% at present to 35%, sources privy to the matter.

Longannet Power station taskforce to meet

August 24, 2015

The taskforce set up to deal with the closure of Longannet power station next March is to meet later.

California pushes forward on Renewable Power

August 24, 2015

At a Pacific Gas and Electric power plant east of San Francisco, greenhouse gases flow from a stack as the air shimmers from heat, with no dirty cloud of pollution in sight. In the distance, wind turbines spin slowly under a cloudy sky. And nearby in the city of Antioch, local schools are celebrating the addition of solar panels to their roofs and parking structures.

Libya state Power firm in talks with Turkish companiess

August 24, 2015

Libya's state electricity firm is in talks with Turkish firms to get them to return to carry out badly-needed maintenance work at power plants in the North African nation, a senior official with the Libyan company said.

Worlds largest solar Power station to come up in Madhya Pradesh

August 24, 2015

Madhya Pradesh will house world's largest 750 Mega Watts(MW) solar power station in Rewa district, state's energy minister Rajendra Shukla said today.
 

Dartmouth Power outage due to lightning strike, says NSP

August 24, 2015

For a second time in less than 24 hours a lightning strike left thousands of Nova Scotia Power customers without power. 

Career Power looks to raise $10 mn for infra development

August 21, 2015

Coaching major Career Power has revealed that it will be hitting the market soon to raise as much as $10 mn to expand its presence in India.

China wants great Power, not great responsibility

August 21, 2015

Forty-three years after Richard Nixon made his famous visit to China, that country has seemingly decided to take a page from the former US president's treasury department. 
 

$10 billion Pakistan nuclear Power plant to be built by China

August 21, 2015

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today inaugurated construction work on a China-backed $10 billion nuclear power plant here. 

NHPC restores Unit 4 of its Chutak power plant in Kargil

August 21, 2015

State-run NHPC  on Thursday said it has restored Unit-4 of its Chutak power station in Jammu and Kashmir, which was shut down due to sudden increase in the water level in June.
 

Kochi Airport Becomes World First to Operate Completely on Solar Power

August 21, 2015

Scripting a new chapter, the Cochin International Airport Kochi on Tuesday became the first in the world to operate completely on solar power.

Why Ontario should look west, not east, for Hydro Power

August 20, 2015

It was recently reported that Ontario is looking to buy power from Newfoundland and Labrador. This is the wrong direction. Ontario should be looking westward to Manitoba, which is more accessible.

Now Power prices set to be demand driven; will vary throughout the day

August 20, 2015

Electricity for consumers, both household and industrial, is set to become like any traded commodity— costlier when demand rises and cheaper when it falls. 
 

Adani Power may be disqualified from INR 3,662-cr transmission projects

August 20, 2015

Adani Power could lose three key transmission projects, worth INR 3,662 crore, that it had won last month, due to a change of holding ownership of its affiliate company Adani Transmission.

TS makes efforts to encourage generation of Power using naptha to bridge demand-supply gap

August 19, 2015

Transmission Corporation of Telangana Limited is planning to encourage stepping up of generation by using naptha and also making arrangement to procure additional power through short term arrangements to bridge the loss of generation in some of the power units.

West Asian companies look to buy Indian green Power assets

August 19, 2015

West Asian investors are looking at acquiring green power assets in India for the first time, lured by the government’s push for renewable energy.

Power Grid to commission INR 12,000-crore Assam-Agra line by month-end

August 19, 2015

Public sector Power Grid today said the INR 12,000-crore transmission line between Assam and Agra having 6,000-MW capacity will be commissioned by month-end. 
 

Poll-bound Bengaluru Sucks Power, Districts Sweat it Out

August 19, 2015

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s home district Mysuru has suddenly slipped into darkness. The failure of the monsoon resulting in low storage levels in reservoirs and fall in power generation at thermal power stations have led to severe load-shedding in the region.

INR 1.2 lakh crore: Power plant, skills varsity new; many are top-ups

August 19, 2015

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s INR 1,25,003-crore Bihar package is spread over the next few years and includes new elements such as the power plant in Buxar and a skills university but it also includes amounts earmarked under a variety of schemes across sectors that are part of the Union Budget for 2015-16. 


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