Daily Archives: June 26, 2014

Improve discoms’ health to attract investments in power : World Bank

Electricity distribution to the end consumer in India needs reform in order to achieve the target of electricity to all by 2019, says the World Bank. A World Bank study has termed distribution utilities as the weakest link of the … Continue reading

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India to invite bidding for largest solar power project; aims to achieve a capacity addition of 10,000 MW by 2017

India is about to launch the largest bidding of solar power projects worth 1,500 MW under its flagship Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). In what the government officials claim is the first success story of converging the three energy … Continue reading

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Finally government acknowledges efficiency is the solution and not price hikes for the power sector

Click here for my article that details the losses of Rs. 75,000 Crores but inept Discoms.  This does not even include the power plant efficiencies. Next Steps for the Indian power industry Minister for power, coal and renewable energy Piyush … Continue reading

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