Hydro watered down
Hydropower segment has been facing numerous impediments to its growth. However, it has come into the government focus exudes hope that it will pick up pace going ahead.
Cabinet decision hits Essar
Essar Oil faced a significant setback after Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) decided to return Essar´s Ratna and R-series oil and gas fields to state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the original licensee.
India has always had a large rural economy with most of the people eking out their living from these areas and as such, since independence successive governments have tried to improve rural infrastructure, including that of power connectivity.
Sunshine in the Solar Sector
That stemming climate change needs urgent attention and decisive action, is not news. The need for clean energy is being felt like never before and as a country with the third largest carbon footprint and a population of over a billion, India needs to find solutions.
UP appeals for coal to Lalitpur thermal power stn
UP Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who also holds the state´s power portfolio, has pitched for the Centre to allow supply of coal to a Bajaj-owned thermal power station in Lalitpur through MoU, till the time a formal coal linkage is not given.
POWER TODAY, through this story, tried to highlight the status check of these two reforms and importantly, the issues that the officials of State Electricity Boards (SEBs) and the implementing agencies have shared with us.
Hiking gas prices: A pressure test for BJP govt
The Modi government is widely expected to take steps to boost investor confidence in the oil and gas sector. The petroleum ministry is to yet to decide if it wants to go ahead with cost recovery or the revenue-sharing model for oil and gas contracts. The ministry hopes to approach the CCEA to relax operational parameters for exploration and production.
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