MUKESH RANJAN
Aug. 25: Fast-tracking power generation capacity, expediting generation of clean energy and rationalising power-pricing system are among the major issues to be discussed threadbare at the scheduled meeting of the full Planning Commission on Tuesday next week.

Gurgaon: The state government has fixed tariffs for purchasing electricity generated from renewable energy sources and signed an MOU with private investors for generation of 215 MW electricity with an investment of about Rs 1,000 crore.

The Centre on Thursday turned down the demand raised by MPs in Rajya Sabha that Mukesh Ambani-led RIL's gas fields be nationalised even as it assured members that it would do everything to protect the national interest.

Thumbing their noses at the financial crisis, investors breathe new life into the Indian wind market; new subsidies are poised to take effect, and industry insiders see an upswing in the offing.

Investment in clean energy technologies in developing countries is a key component of achieving global commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. One mechanism to promote investment in energy efficiency technologies is through energy performance contracting (EPC) undertaken by Energy Service Companies (ESCOs).

This review provides an overview of the potential for
bioenergy and the challenges associated with its increased
deployment. It discusses opportunities and risks in relation
to resources, technologies, practices, markets and policy. The
aim is to provide insights into the opportunities and required
actions for the development of a sustainable bioenergy
industry.

Mahesh Vyas / New Delhi July 27, 2009, 0:44 IST

Under a third of the target for power generating capacity in 2008-09 was met. What

There has been a consistent lack of transparency and several governance lapses in the natural gas sector which have led to various kinds of concerns in important areas such as investment levels in blocks, availability of information regarding gas finds, content and process of arriving at pricing and utilisation policy, regulatory weaknesses and emerging market concentration.

In a new development to the on-going gas sharing dispute between the Ambani brothers, the UPA government on Friday apprehended before the Supreme Court that the Bombay High Court

This paper undertakes an examination of the differential impact of international oil prices on domestic inflation and output growth in India under two alternative scenarios.

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