India's route to 'Clean Coal'
India is planning major investments in its power generation and distribution infrastructure as nearly 400 million Indians lack reliable energy supply. Most of this investment will be made in the renewable energy sector.
Odisha CM pushes for coal link to thermal plants
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in several issues, mostly relating to fuel linkage to thermal power projects and early implementation of proposed ultra mega power project in Odisha.
Power Tariff Policy to change things for the better
While exact numbers and figures will be hard to come by, for long Indian power producers have suffered great losses due to idle capacity. The recently enacted Power Tariff Policy has, however, brought relief to the industry.
Hydropower | Too slow to be steady
Recent times have seen a welcome focus on harnessing renewable energy sources for power generation, worldwide. India too, has taken the challenge of curbing its carbon emissions head on, setting a humongous target of generating 175 GW through renewable sources by 2022.
Low input cost will reduce generation cost
Earlier there was Mega Power Policy where you could have benefits of duty exemption for large sized Hydro Power plant. Such policy should be retained till appropriate technology for a certain capacitys hydro power projects are available in India under Make In India concept.
Tilaiya Ultra Mega Power Project in limbo
The future of Tilaiya Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) hangs in limbo as some power procurers have refused to pay the fee for termination of power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with Reliance Power for electricity from the plant.
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