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States resolve to provide 24x7 power to everyone by March 2019

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2016

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said all the states had resolved to provide round-the -clock power supply to every household by March 2019.

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Subject Tags: power , smart metering

Power tariff revision unlikely to happen in Delhi this year

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2016

Speculation is rife that power tariffs may not see a revision at all this year. Half the year has already passed and petitions filed by discoms BYPL, BRPL and Tata Power Delhi are yet to be...

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Subject Tags: power , tariff

Power conference in Goa to discuss 24X7 power for all

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2016

Piyush Goyal, Union minister of state with independent charge for power, coal and new and renewable energy, will inaugurate a two-day conference on 'power, renewable energy and mines', which...

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CIL's coal price hike to push power tariff by 8-10%: Tata Power CEO, MD Anil Sardana

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2016

Power tariff is likely to increase by 8-10 per cent in the country after Coal IndiaBSE 0.36 % decided to hike the commodity's prices, Tata PowerBSE -0.59 % CEO and Managing Director Anil Sardana...

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Subject Tags: coal , power , tariff , UDAY Scheme

Essar Power to start 500 mw Hazira gas-based plant in 3 months

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2016

Almost three years after it was shut for want of fuel, private utility Essar Power is planning to start operations at its 500 mw natural gas-based power plant at Hazira in Gujarat in the next...

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Subject Tags: natural gas , power

Government lowers estimate for surplus power, citing data entry error

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

The government has lowered its estimate of surplus energy during peak hours this fiscal to 2.6%, citing error in data entry. 

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Subject Tags: power , Power Generation

Tata Power set to buy Welspun’s wind, solar assets valued at $1.45 billion

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2016

Tata Power, the country's largest integrated power utilities company, looks set to acquire the renewable energy assets of the diversified Welspun Group, valuing the 1152 MW or 1.15 GW portfolio...

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Subject Tags: power , solar , wind

PFS, US energy body tie-up to train senior executives from SAARC countries in hydropower

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2016

Infrastructure finance company PTC India Financial Services (PFS) and the US Energy Association will launch training programmes for senior executives from SAARC nations working on hydropower...

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Subject Tags: hydro , power , training

Gamesa secures 40 MW repeat wind order from ReNew Power

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2016

 Gamesa India has announced that it has entered into an agreement with ReNew Power for a 40 MW turnkey order consisting of 20 units of Gamesa’s custom made G97-2.0MW class Swith tower height of...

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Subject Tags: power , wind

Hindustan Power commissions 30 MW solar farm in Punjab

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2016

The clean energy arm of Hindustan Power on Tuesday commissioned a 30 MW solar farm in Mansa district of Punjab which can help light up 24,000 homes.

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Subject Tags: power , solar