Articles By Sumit Jha
Govt plans to rope in 50k to man solar plants
Hopes that involvement of local population will help ease land acquisition
Jan 27, 2015
Private power body blames railways for coal shortage
The Association of Power Producers (APP), which represents private power developers, has written to railway minister Suresh Prabhu...
Jan 23, 2015
India needs solar plants of 25-50 MW, not 1 GW or 5 MW: Ratul Puri, Hindustan Power Projects
Hindustan Power Projects Private Ltd,is in an advanced stage of commissioning more than 5000 MW by 2017 of combined power assets...
Jan 21, 2015
Revised Case-I bidding norms for power plants likely to stay
While the government has accepted the Suresh Prabhu panel’s proposal to revisit the earlier Case-II bidding criteria for power projects...
Jan 19, 2015
Centre comes out with plan to save Ratnagiri plant
With lenders and Maharashtra government failing to resolve their differences over how to salvage...
Jan 16, 2015
Coal block reallotment hits Bengal-EMTA wall
State and miner refuse to pay SC-imposed fine for extracted coal
Jan 14, 2015
‘NTPC performance flagging due to gaps in decision-making’
An advisory group on power and coal has suggested several measures for state-run behemoth NTPC...
Jan 08, 2015
Prabhu panel for earlier Case-2 power project bid norms, with riders
In what seems to vindicate the stance of private players in the power sector against the revised Case-2 bidding norms...
Jan 06, 2015
Power regulators to get more legal teeth
Timely tariff revisions by SERCs must under draft law
Jan 05, 2015
Centre proposes 15,000-MW solar capacity by ’19 in 3 phases
Scheme proposed to be executed by NTPC
Jan 02, 2015
Govt sweetens captive coal block e-auction
Existing/upcoming plants that don’t have PPAs with buyers of electricity will also be eligible to bid for blocks...
Dec 31, 2014
PowerGrid wins in ministry’s U-turn
ministry has invoked a provision in the relevant Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) rules to give eight new transmission projects with an estimated cost of Rs 36,000 crore to PGCIL.
Dec 26, 2014
Power ministry to resume bidding process for UMPPs
The power ministry is all set to revive the bidding process for ultra mega power plants planned in Odisha and Tamil Nadu...
Dec 23, 2014
New coal mine allottees likely to be allowed to extract CBM
All new allottees of coal mines will be allowed to simultaneously explore/extract coal-bed methane (CBM) also, according to a draft Cabinet...
Dec 16, 2014
Bankers’ working group bats for stressed power plants
Recommends that such plants be allowed to switch from competitive bidding-based tariff regime to regulated regime
Nov 25, 2014
Land Act to raise costs, hit output: CIL
Coal India (CIL) has petitioned its parent ministry saying the new land acquisition Act’s compensation...
Nov 21, 2014
Kerala deal sign of rates to come
Fixed cost 72% of tariff discovered at auction...
Nov 18, 2014
Intense bidding war for 500-MW solar capacity in Telangana
The bidding for 500 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity envisaged in Telengana saw an intense competition...
Nov 13, 2014
Fuel savings: It all boils down to Made in India
BHEL developing indigenous ultra super-critical boiler that will save 15% fuel
Nov 09, 2014
Winners of coal blocks to pay 10% upfront
The companies that would be able to grab captive coal blocks — from among the 74 that are to be...
Nov 08, 2014
FMC-CERC turf war hits power futures trading
Power exchanges were barred from trading electricity beyond 11 days as the turf war between FMC and CERC erupted in 2009.
Nov 05, 2014
Jaiprakash Power seeks tariff revision for more than approved capacity
CEA had decided to send a show-cause notice to JPVL for violating techno-economic clearance conditions.
Nov 04, 2014
Power ministry moots fuel plan to keep lights on
Private-sector power plants with a combined capacity of over 1 lakh MW...
Oct 29, 2014
Public Provident Fund (PPF) vs ELSS: What Rs 5000/month may return in 3, 5, 10 years
SBI vs HDFC Bank vs Axis Bank RD compared: You can grow Rs 1000/month to Rs 1.6 Lakh
Demonetisation scanner: Massive fraud by jewellers during note ban detected by I-T dept
Good news for salaried! EPFO introduces this feature for easy provident fund withdrawal, transfer
Scared of flying? This Indian carrier is the world’s 5th safest airline
Travelling by Delhi Metro this week? Take note of this important factor during the Republic Day 2020 week
Indian Railways gives a modern makeover to Anugrah Narayan Road station; see wonderful pics here
Shaktikanta Das brings in historic change; RBI meetings will now be more trasnparent
RBI Assistant 2020: Last date to apply online changed, here's the new date
WhatsApp will stop support for these old devices from February 1
Budget 2020 wish list: Capital markets look to FM for tax sops
Budget 2020: Why FM Sitharaman should prioritise infrastructure spending
Budget 2020: What can be in it for the healthcare sector?
Budget 2020: Life insurance sector expects higher 80C limit, additional tax deduction for pension plans
Budget 2020: Foreigners dump bonds fearing widening budget deficit
Budget 2020: Amid slowdown, govt to unveil plan of action on economy in budget; check details
Budget 2020: Investors want Modi government to remove long-term capital gains tax
Budget 2020: Boost for digital economy, further tax relief on fintech industry's wish list for FM Sitharaman
Budget 2020: From single window clearance system to easy finance, here's what real estate expects from FM
Budget 2020: It’s official, BSE will remain open on budget day; check timings
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