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Windstorm in British Columbia Leaves Thousands Without Power

August 31, 2015

Emergency crews were working Sunday to clean up in the aftermath of a vicious windstorm that tore through southwestern British Columbia, toppling trees and branches onto power lines and cars and leaving an estimated 500,000 people without electricity.

Government may cut Power price to boost rural supply, says Piyush Goyal

August 31, 2015

The Centre plans to supply affordable electricity to rural households by creating huge demand for setting up solar and thermal power capacities, and cutting aggregate transmission and commercial losses. It does not plan to come up with any bailout package for power utilities, but instead help bring down power prices and reduce aggregate technical and commercial losses so that affordable power can be supplied to rural India.

Coal block allocation fourth round; formalities in last stage

August 28, 2015

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the process and formalities of the fourth round of coal block auctions are in the last stage. 
 

PowerPod moves Power-metering from the cranks to the bars

August 28, 2015

Reliable cycling power meters can cost upwards of $500 or even $1,000, making them out of reach of most weekend warriors looking to track and improve their performance. Velocomp is trying to change that with its PowerPod, a handlebar-mounted power meter that's expected to retail for US$299.

Centre has more Power, but Karnataka has no transmission capacity

August 28, 2015

Karnataka, which is already grappling with severe power shortages owing to extended drought and technical glitches in some of its thermal plants, may have to brace for more dark days. 

Nelson woman faces hefty Power bill

August 28, 2015

A Nelson beneficiary was shocked to receive a monthly power bill for more than $800 for her two bedroom house despite her efforts to use less power. 

California Power demands soar to 3-year high

August 28, 2015

A heat wave and air conditioners pushed California's electricity use to its highest mark in three years, according to information from the state's main grid operator.

Unionists may come to regret collapse of Power sharing over McGuigan murder

August 27, 2015

Longtime observers of the political and paramilitary scene in Northern Ireland will hardly fail to spot the irony that some unionists are pulling out of the devolved Stormont government over the murder of a one-time IRA assassin.

WTO rules against India in Solar Power programme dispute with US, says newspaper

August 27, 2015

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against India in a dispute with the United States over its solar power program, business newspaper Mint reported on Wednesday. 

Minden Hills residents voice opposition to Orillia Power plans

August 27, 2015

Some Minden Hills residents worry an Orillia Power Corporation project will dramatically alter their region's natural beauty.

Power Mech shares fall 8.48% on listing

August 27, 2015

Shares of Power Mech Projects Ltd debuted 8.48% lower on the BSE on Wednesday, despite robust subscription, sparking concerns on the fate of public offers set to open amid market volatility.

Paddy Power and Betfair still need to win over shareholders

August 27, 2015

The boffins in Paddy Power’s social media team need to be either fired or promoted.

Wind or conventional Power? Tamil Nadu Power producers battle it out in court

August 26, 2015

Tamil Nadu's status of being the largest wind power producing state spells trouble as it fans legal battles with conventional power producers in the state. 
 

India to face Power surplus, 300 million people may not be able to afford

August 26, 2015

India may be heading for a huge surplus of generation capacity because the 300 million people who don't have access to electricity also don't have the means to buy power from new plants that are being set up to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of power for all, experts said. 

Power Mech Projects lists below issue price

August 26, 2015

Shares of Power Mech Projects have listed at INR 600, a disc ount of 6.25% to its issue price of INR 640 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

In Just Three Years All Dutch Trains Will Run On Wind Power

August 26, 2015

What if on your next rail journey, the train not only sped along the countryside fast as the wind, it was actually powered by the breeze? If you travel on a train in the Netherlands in 2018, that might just be your reality.

Tata Power Ramps up CSR Programs in its Centenary Year Covering 250 Villages Across 7 States

August 25, 2015

Tata Power, Indias largest integrated power company, has always undertaken various initiatives with an aim to improve the quality of life, and ensure holistic development of its surrounding communities. The strategic approach ensured focus on sustainable long term programs across all locations while also looking into location specific needs as well.

Thermal Power costs more in TN

August 25, 2015

Madhya Pradesh will house the world's largest solar power station - 750 megawatts (MW) -  in Rewa district, state's energy minister Rajendra Shukla said on Sunday.

Power shares at multi-year lows; NTPC hits nine-year low

August 25, 2015

Shares of power generation companies are trading at multi-year lows on the bourses.

Will Purchase Surrendered Power

August 25, 2015

Energy Minister D K Shivakumar said efforts are on to buy power.


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