Transmission Needs Rs 5 Lakh Cr Investment to Meet $5 Trn Economy’s Energy Needs

According to the estimates, India will be consuming 1.8 trillion units by 2025 as the country’s growth trajectory accelerates, and this requires large investments in the transmission sector, particularly at the state level. In order to fulfill the Prime Minister Modi’s vision of a USD 5 trillion economy over the next few years, it will […]

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Renewable Energy From Recycling Plastics

Researchers have found a method of recycling plastics to create carbon nanotubes, which conduct heat and electricity but also help reduce plastic waste A team of researchers from Swansea University in the UK has found a method of recycling plastics to create high value materials such as carbon nanotubes, which can not only conduct heat and […]

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PFC Raises $ 300 Million Through Syndicated Loans

PFC raises $ 300 million through a three-year syndicated loan from SBI, Honk Kong and MUFG Bank, Singapore. The Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a state-owned non-banking financial company (NBFC) that funds power sector projects has announced that it has raised $ 300 million through a three-year syndicated loan from the State Bank of India, Honk […]

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CERC Drafts Outline For Power System Development Fund

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued draft regulations for the Power System Development Fund. The proposed regulations deal with the creation of a power system development fund and its implementation, with the objective of tackling the issue of the country’s power sector grappling with transmission related issues. The fund when implemented will come […]

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Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Amendment Regulations For Deviation Settlement

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued draft amendments for its regulations on deviation settlement mechanism. In its notification, the commission noted that the proposed amendments have been introduced to align the state’s regulations with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (CERC) latest and fifth draft amendments to the principal deviation settlement mechanism regulation […]

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Tata Power’s Renewable Biz Shines Again; EBITDA Up 35% in Q4

During the quarter, the Mumbai-headquartered company’s profit after tax (PAT) before exceptional items stood at Rs 259 crore, as against Rs 118 crore. Utility giant Tata Power’s renewable energy business again unveiled a significant growth during the fourth quarter of FY19, as it’s consolidated EBITDA surged 35 per cent to Rs 1,879 crore, mainly driven by […]

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Italy Signs €30 Mn Agreement With Myanmar to Fund Electrification Programme

As a part of the agreement signed between the two countries, Italy has approved Euro 30 million soft loan agreement. Italy has extended its help for the World Bank-funded national electrification programme in Myanmar that is expected to bring half a million people in the country energy access. As a part of the agreement signed between […]

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Discoms trip up India’s Move to Power-Surplus with Peak Deficit at 0.8% in 2018-19

India missed its target of becoming a power-surplus nation after its peak power deficit stood at 0.8 percent and the overall energy deficit remained 0.6 percent for the financial year 2018-19. In its Load Generation Balancing Report (LGBR) for the fiscal year, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) had pegged overall energy and peak power surpluses at 4.6 percent and […]

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