Good monsoon A mixed blessing
After enduring two consecutive years of drought, the monsoon in India has been recorded as ´normal´ in 2016, at just 3 per cent below the long term average. The monsoon, which spans from June to September, is said to be normal when rainfall is between 96-104 per cent of the long term (50 year) average of about 88 centimetres
Nuclear power will help India attain energy security
Developing nuclear energy sources is the only way to bring energy security in India, former chairman of Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), VP Raja said. He also said with climate change being the most important global agenda, it is important for India to also increase its renewable energy generation capacity.
Tata Power announces Q1 FY 2016-17 results
Tata Power Group’s Q1FY17 revenue on a consolidated basis stood at Rs 6,566 crore (including regulatory income/expense) as compared to Rs 7,016 crore (including regulatory income/expense) last year.
Mumbai | BEST proposes power tariff reduction
Residents of Mumbais island city are likely to get some relief in electricity tariffs with Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) having proposed a reduction in its rates in a range of 14 to 36 per cent.
State which has best implemented power reforms - Maharashtra
The present Maharashtra government has put forth various concerns regarding the state´s evacuation infrastructure, cost of power generation, cost for power distribution infrastructure and also about lowering of tariffs for industrial units.
States,fall in line!
The recent Supreme Court order in the Hindustan Zinc Ltd Vs Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) case has given the Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) cause a huge boost (See Box: Supreme Court Verdict). But, while most industry players POWER TODAY spoke to deemed the verdict long awaited
We seek Rs.10,000 crore for power reforms
In the meeting, we have put forth our various concerns right from evacuation infrastructure, how to bring down the cost of power generation, rationalise the cost for distribution infrastructure to lowering the tariffs for industrial units in Maharashtra.
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