Mumbai: The second two-day Indo-French Nuclear Business Meet will begin in the city on October 14.

Nearly 500 Indian and French nuclear industry players and decision-makerswill get the opportunity to exchange ideas on nuclear cooperation with respect to various aspects including technical, business and economics.

There is finally light at the end of the road for tribal hamlets in Mumbai. The municipal corporation has started making use of solar-run streetlights to illuminate arterial roads and lanes of these hamlets.

Though Shiv Sena's violent agitation against power tariff hike appears to be for its own good than the public, according to experts, power companies cannot be let off the hook either.

Nagpur: The power generation of Maharashtra State Electricity Generation Company (Mahagenco) is likely to suffer this week as coal supply to its Koradi and Khaperkheda plants would be interrupted due to the mega rail block between Bhilai and Bilaspur, official sources said.

Mumbai: The distribution wing of the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB), now Mahavitaran (MV), proposes to increase the rate of electricity supplied to consumers across the board within the next few weeks.

Nagpur: Less than a year ago, 50-year-old Kalavati Bandukar knew the value of energy but little about the difference between nuclear, thermal, or renewable energy sources.

But this widow, whose husband, a farmer, committed suicide in 2005 after being unable to pay his debts, is now learning not only about the different kinds of power but also the politics of power.


In an attempt to make the IIT Bombay campus energy efficient, an energy audit of the institute was recently conducted to identify and suggest measures for conservation. The recommendations, if implemented, can bring about a total saving of around Rs1.75 crore per year, the report said.

Despite the state administration