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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

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

Edible oil import duty hike: Ruchi Soya to restart 3 seed crushing units

Plants were shut years ago after being rendered unviable.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 12th, 2017

Renewable sources of electricity outpace nuclear plants

For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 7th, 2017

GST: No possibility of power tariff hike after roll-out, says Piyush Goyal

Says that he just sees 1 or 2 paise variation on per unit electricity price.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 22nd, 2017

South Korea scraps plants, signals shift from nuclear energy

South Korea, one of the world's largest nuclear electricity producers, will scrap plans to build new nuclear power plants......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 19th, 2017

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

South Korea, one of the world's largest nuclear electricity producers, will scrap plans to build new nuclear power plants......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 19th, 2017

Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal

Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 29th, 2017

India boosts nuclear power generation as cabinet approves 10 atomic plants

Each reactor will have the capacity to produce 700 MW of electricity.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 17th, 2017

SC rejects Essar"s plea, asks it to pay Rs 1,039 cr to Gujarat govt

Essar has been seeking electricity duty exemption for its Hazira power plant.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 2nd, 2017

SC rejects Essar"s plea, asks it to pay Rs 1,038 cr to Gujarat govt

Essar has been seeking electricity duty exemption for its Hazira power plant.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 2nd, 2017

FirstEnergy pushes for rate hike to help Ohio nuclear plants

A proposed electricity rate increase for FirstEnergy Corp. customers in Ohio to keep alive two nuclear plants along Lake Erie shouldn't be considered a bailout, the utility's president told state lawmakers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 26th, 2017

No increase in power tariff in Telangana

Electricity consumers in Telangana, across all segments, domestic, commercial and industrial, will have no tariff hike for the financial year 2017-18.Telangana State power distribution companies in th........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 14th, 2017

8% power tariff hike for all categories of consumers in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has allowed an average tariff increase of 53 paise per unit (ranging from 20 paise to 55 paise per unit, including fuel adjustment charges of 5 ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 11th, 2017

Ample replacement order opportunity can perk up BHEL

In an otherwise quiet day of trade, BHEL's stock was among the top gainers, up about 4.4 cent reacting positively to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) observations. The government body has identified power generation plants wi.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 6th, 2017