This video shows proceedings of the crucial public hearing for Environment clearance of Gare IV/6 Coal mine project of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. at village Gare, Lamdarha, Saraitola, Khamharia, Karwahi & Tehlirampur, Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) on September 25, 2013.

31 Jan 2013

How will solar energy be made to work in India? As I discussed in my previous article there are three key challenges. One, how will the country pay for solar energy in a situation where there is no money to pay for even the crashed costs of installation. Two, what is the best model for the distribution and use of this relatively expensive energy in a country where millions still live in the dark? Three, how should India combine the twin objectives of supply of clean energy and creation of domestic manufacturing capacities?

An environment ministry panel has cleared power projects with total proposed capacity of 5,674 mw. Developers will now need clearance from the environment ministry to start work.

RAIPUR, 7 MARCH: Blame it on a flawed policy, India is set to shed about 40,000 acres of its prime double-crop agriculture land to dozens of upcoming power projects in a district that is billed having the country

DB Power is close to raising . 2,625 crore to part-finance its mega power project in Chhattisgarh. The DB Corp subsidiary is developing a 1,200-mw coal-fired mega power plant in the state at an estimated cost of . 3,500 crore. It is raising 75% of the project cost as debt.

The company hopes to sign the credit deal in the next two weeks, with SBI as the sole debt arranger and syndicator.

New Delhi: Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh would dilute environmental norms to allow 16 coal projects to take off, coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said on Tuesday.

Jairam Ramesh had not taken a decision by the evening but he wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh apprising him of the meeting between the two.

THE Lanco Group will invest . 3000 crore to set up a solar photovoltaic manufacturing unit with an annual capacity of 250 MW for local sales and exports to Europe and USA, a company official said.

The plant, at Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh, would be set up in two phases by Lanco Solar , a special purpose vehicle of Lanco Infratech.

Jaipur: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday met Union minister for coal Sriprakash Jaiswal in Delhi and requested him to immediately allot coal linkage and coal blocks for power projects in the state.

During the meeting, the chief minister demanded that the coal blocks allotted to Rajasthan in Chhattisgarh be set aside from