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Assocham opposes hike in electricity duty for captive power plants

Industry body, Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (Assocham) today opposed the recent hike in electricity duty by 25 paise/unit for the captive power plants (CPP), which generate electricity for their own consumption. Recentl.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Sierra Club denies Duke Energy plan for natural gas mix at coal plants is ‘a clean energy solution’

The Sierra Club opposes Duke Energy Corp.’s plan to modify its huge coal-burning Marshall Steam Station to allow it’s units to burn a 30% to 50% mix of natural gas to produce electricity. Duke says a significant advantage to the plan will come in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 50 min. ago

Utility jobs shrink as new power plants need fewer workers

As coal and nuclear power plants close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity for the U.S. is shrinking......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2018

Utility jobs shrink as new power plants need fewer workers

As coal and nuclear power plants close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity for the U.S. is shrinking......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2018

Utility Jobs Lost as New Power Plants Need Fewer Workers

As coal and nuclear power plants close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity for the U.S. is shrinking......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 15th, 2018

Power Plants Bloom Even as Electricity Prices Wilt

A glut of gas flowing out of U.S. shale fields is fueling a power plant construction boom in several northeastern states, despite fierce competition that has caused wholesale electricity prices to plummet......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 28th, 2017

GST may cover fuel, power: Sushil Modi

Said electricity, real estate, stamp duty, and petroleum products should become part of the GST.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 14th, 2017

Captive power plants running at half capacity due to coal shortage

The captive producers have said that they receiving 15-20% less than the committed quantity of the raw material.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 14th, 2017

Germany"s Siemens to build 2 power plants in Libya

Germany's Siemens says it has signed contracts worth some 700 million euros ($824 million) to build two gas-powered electricity plants in Libya......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 11th, 2017

Exempt electricity duty to boost investments in state: Assocham to Odisha

After completion of this exemption period the electricity duty will also be a revenue source to government of Odisha.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 1st, 2017

Luminant cuts about 600 jobs as it closes Texas coal plants

Electricity generator Luminant is cutting about 600 jobs as it closes three coal-fired power plants and a mine in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 20th, 2017

Coal shortage hurts Hindalco, Vedanta

Coal supply to the captive power plants owned by the two aluminium producers is low.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 4th, 2017

A D.C. think tank taps Gensler for renderings that reimagine a possible future for nuclear power plants

More than 11% of the world’s electricity is produced by 447 commercial nuclear power reactors operating in 31 countries. The U.S. alone generates just under one-fifth of its electricity—19.7%—from 99 nuclear re.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 30th, 2017

9.33% hike in Punjab power tariffs

Power tariffs are set to go up in Punjab with the regulator PSERC on Monday announcing a 9.33 per cent hike in electricity rates for 2017-18. The hike will be implemented with effect from April 1 t........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 23rd, 2017

CPPs in Odisha look at imports as coal crunch worsens

Stifled by growing crunch in coal supplies, Captive Power Plants (CPPs) in Odisha are now forced to operate at depleted capacities and are even looking at imports to overcome the deficit. Most of the CPPs are operating at about hal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 16th, 2017

Power Companies to Stick With Plans Despite EPA"s Emissions Repeal

Some of the biggest U.S. power companies said they are pushing ahead with investments in renewable and gas-fired electricity, regardless of the Trump administration’s move to repeal Obama-era federal limits on carbon emissions at power plants......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2017

Netherlands, In New Program To Close All Coal-Fired Generation by 2030

Phase-out Plans Combined With the Rise of Renewables and the Impact of Improved Efficiency Put Old Electricity-Production Models at Risk In announcing plans to shut all coal-fired power plants by 2030,  the new government of the Netherlands sent a dram.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 10th, 2017

China wastes large amounts of clean energy, say reports

China wasted over 110 billion kWh of electricity generated by PV, wind turbines and hydraulic power plants in first-half 2017, because of failure to connect to local power grids or be directly used, according to local media reports......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 30th, 2017

Govt seeks GST waiver, other sops for Talcher fertiliser plant

The Union ministry of chemicals and fertilizers has sought GST (Goods & Service Tax) exemption on purchase of goods and concession on electricity duty on power generation from the Odisha government to improve the internal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 29th, 2017

Energy Department’s recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plants

An electricity grid analysis rejects the notion that regulations forced coal plants to close......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 23rd, 2017

What blackout? How solar-reliant power grids passed the eclipse test

Solar plants lost around half of their ability to generate electricity during the eclipse.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 23rd, 2017