Latest News

Overemphasis on renewables will impact thermal projects: CEA - Moneycontrol.com

Indian Power Sector News - 1 hour 15 min ago

Moneycontrol.com

Overemphasis on renewables will impact thermal projects: CEA
Moneycontrol.com
"All this can have a detrimental effect on the health of the banking sector, especially the public sector banks, in the country, which in turn can adversely impact the health of the Indian economy, already afflicted by the Twin Balance Sheet challenge ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

India silently countering Chinese influence on its telecom, power sectors - Business Today

Indian Power Sector News - 2 hours 12 min ago

Business Today

India silently countering Chinese influence on its telecom, power sectors
Business Today
India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware - moves that government and industry officials say aim to check China's advance into ...
Micro-grids, a route to ensure 24X7 power - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol.com
Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: SurveyEconomic Times

all 5 news articles »
Categories: Latest News

India is quietly preparing to end Chinese businesses' free run here - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - 3 hours 24 min ago

Economic Times

India is quietly preparing to end Chinese businesses' free run here
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware — moves that government and industry officials say aim to check China's ...
Micro-grids, a route to ensure 24X7 power - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol.com
Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey | Business ...Business Standard

all 5 news articles »
Categories: Latest News

Micro-grids, a route to ensure 24X7 power - Moneycontrol.com

Indian Power Sector News - 4 hours 31 min ago

Moneycontrol.com

Micro-grids, a route to ensure 24X7 power
Moneycontrol.com
Unlike other developed countries of the world the biggest challenge of India is increasing the availability of electricity. Despite the fact that, in recent years Indian Power sector has witnessed a tremendous growth, the sector has still not able to ...
India is quietly preparing to end Chinese businesses' free run hereEconomic Times
Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: SurveyFinancial Express

all 3 news articles »
Categories: Latest News

Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey - Zee Business

Indian Power Sector News - 4 hours 33 min ago

Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey
Zee Business
The study, released today, stated that Indian power sector faces several challenges, particularly rapid energy demand growth, infrastructure modernisation, and transmission and distribution inefficiencies. It found that the operational efficiency and ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey - Outlook India

Indian Power Sector News - 4 hours 47 min ago

Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey
Outlook India
New Delhi, Aug 17 Two-thirds of Indian power utilities have citied digitisation of manual processes as one of the biggest drivers of growth and want to invest in technology for making their organisation more agile, a survey said today. According to the ...

Categories: Latest News

Why India must take China's warning of a trade war seriously - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - 8 hours 33 min ago

Economic Times

Why India must take China's warning of a trade war seriously
Economic Times
Power is another sector where India has come to be dependent on Chinese imports. In the 12th Plan alone, almost 30% of the generating capacity was imported from China. In the rapidly growing solar energy sector, between April 2016 and January 2017, ...
What India stands to loseDhaka Tribune
India haunted by innocent victim mentalityGlobal Times
Today is India's 70th birthday. How it answers these 3 questions will define its future — and the world's.Washington Post

all 807 news articles »
Categories: Latest News

India: India enters global smart-meter race to fight utility losses - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - 9 hours 52 min ago

Economic Times

India: India enters global smart-meter race to fight utility losses
Economic Times
For India, smart meters represent a possible gamechanger by handing power distribution companies the ability to address billing inefficiencies.

and more »
Categories: Latest News

Faulty electricity meter may soon be a thing of the past as India enters global smartmeter race to fight utility losses - Financial Express

Indian Power Sector News - 10 hours 23 min ago

Financial Express

Faulty electricity meter may soon be a thing of the past as India enters global smartmeter race to fight utility losses
Financial Express
EESL is a joint venture between India's Ministry of Power and state-backed companies in the power sector such as NTPC Ltd., Rural Electrification Corp., Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd., Power Finance Corp. and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency.

and more »
Categories: Latest News

India Enters Global Smart-Meter Race to Fight Utility Losses - BloombergQuint

Indian Power Sector News - 11 hours 40 min ago

BloombergQuint

India Enters Global Smart-Meter Race to Fight Utility Losses
BloombergQuint
India Enters Global Smart-Meter Race to Fight Utility Losses. Anindya Upadhyay ... (Bloomberg) -- India is aiming to help its ailing power distribution companies by buying five million smart meters for two of its northern states in a global tender to ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

Will low tariffs eclipse India's solar run? - Livemint

Indian Power Sector News - 13 hours 54 min ago

Livemint

Will low tariffs eclipse India's solar run?
Livemint
Cloud cover can result in very rapid changes in the output of individual PV (photo voltaic) systems,” Central Electricity Authority (CEA), India's apex power sector planning body, said in its draft national electricity plan. The sector has a lot to ...

Categories: Latest News

India Power in talks with 3 companies to acquire renewable projects - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - 22 hours 25 min ago

Economic Times

India Power in talks with 3 companies to acquire renewable projects
Economic Times
Kanoria did not disclose how much India Power would shell out for the three assets, but said the company is likely to invest Rs 1,000-1,500 crore in the segment, “including the acquisitions for which we are in talks”, in the next couple of years when ...

Categories: Latest News

PSUs' overwhelming presence holding back Indian economy: Ruchir Sharma - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 9:46pm

Economic Times

PSUs' overwhelming presence holding back Indian economy: Ruchir Sharma
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The overwhelming presence of public sector is holding back the Indian economy, Morgan Stanley's Ruchir Sharma said today. Citing the example of Indian banks, Sharma said the public sector's share in the banking industry is two-thirds, which ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

DISCOMs save Rs 15,0000 crore under UDAY scheme - The Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 4:10pm

The Indian Express

DISCOMs save Rs 15,0000 crore under UDAY scheme
The Indian Express
Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today. The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

Market Live: Sensex gains nearly 250 pts, Nifty firmly above 9850; Coal India declines - Moneycontrol.com

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 2:28pm

Market Live: Sensex gains nearly 250 pts, Nifty firmly above 9850; Coal India declines
Moneycontrol.com
ITC, Hero MotoCorp, Tech Mahindra and Tata Power gained the most on both indices, while Asian Paints, Larsen & Toubro, Yes Bank and Bosch were the top losers. 11:41 am GST impact: The estimated Rs 5,500 crore capital good leasing sector growing at ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

Planned coal plant expansions in Europe have backfired, Asia could lose too - Business Standard

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 12:51pm

Business Standard

Planned coal plant expansions in Europe have backfired, Asia could lose too
Business Standard
The Maharashtra Star Rating Programme is the first government-led initiative in India that makes data available from approximately 20,000 industrial stack samples over multiple years. Photo: Reuters ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

View: China may be fighting the Doklam war on Pakistan front - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:52am

Economic Times

View: China may be fighting the Doklam war on Pakistan front
Economic Times
The Chinese move at Doklam might have been prompted by India's aggressive military posture against Pakistan after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. For the first time, India under PM Modi openly supported rebels in Pakistan's Balochistan ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News

Infrastructure boost: From Nitin Gadkari saving Rs 3 lakh cr of bad loans, power rates in UP to era of black gold ... - Financial Express

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 2:50am

Infrastructure boost: From Nitin Gadkari saving Rs 3 lakh cr of bad loans, power rates in UP to era of black gold ...
Financial Express
Transmitting cheap hydro-power—line can transmit 6,000MW at 800,000 volts—from the northeast to central India could bring tariffs down, lower dependence on coal-fired power. UP trying really hard to clean up its power sector. After 'chori roko ...

Categories: Latest News

India added more solar power in first half of 2017 than in all of 2016 - Business Standard

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 1:41pm

Business Standard

India added more solar power in first half of 2017 than in all of 2016
Business Standard
However, uncertainty around Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates, utilities renegotiating to get better rates, and the recently initiated anti-dumping case has stalled momentum in the sector and could have a significant negative effect on installations ...

Categories: Latest News

India to add 9.4GW solar power capacity this year: Bridge to India report - Livemint

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 4:14am

Livemint

India to add 9.4GW solar power capacity this year: Bridge to India report
Livemint
The India Solar Compass report, a quarterly update on the Indian solar market, noted that second quarter (Q2) of 2017 was a landmark period in the Indian solar sector with tariffs falling below the critical threshold of Rs3 per unit, making solar power ...

and more »
Categories: Latest News