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Schemes are being rationalised to reduce cost of supply and power: AK Bhalla, Power Secretary

Various reasons like availability of fuel for plants and absence of power purchasing agreement has created stress in the power sector, says AK Bhalla, Union Power Secretary, during an interview with Zee Business. Various reasons like availability of fuel for plants and absence of power purchasing agreement has created stress in the power sector, says […]

Ambitious plans vs. complex challenges. Will India realize its energy potential?

India has some of the world’s most ambitious renewable energy targets, and the country’s policymakers and utilities are striving to deliver on those goals. When established industries are disrupted, it’s often emerging markets — unhindered by legacy systems — that adapt to change the quickest. This transformation is clear in India, where the government has […]

Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in […]

IIT-Hyderabad develops new process to improve solar cell efficiency

Dye-sensitised solar cells hold a lot of promise because of possible cost and environmental benefits A novel process to improve the performance of Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells (DSSC) has been developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad. Dye-sensitised solar cells hold a lot of promise because of possible cost and environmental benefits. But, […]

Singapore’s Sembcorp defers India energy IPO

SEIL intends to refile a revised prospectus at an appropriate time this year. SINGAPORE: Singaporean industrial conglomerate Sembcorp Industries Ltd said it has withdrawn a draft prospectus for listing its Indian energy arm, as it was injecting new equity into the business, and intended to submit papers later this year. Sembcorp plans to subscribe to […]