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A new power distribution policy, which will probably see the participation of the private sector in a major way, has been put on hold by the United Front Government because of the general

The state government, on Tuesday, cleared the Rs 650 crore joint venture Mangalore Transmission project between Karnataka Electricity Board (KEB) and National Grid Company Plc. The company will

Egypt's first private sector power station is to be built by Intergen, a subsidiary of US company Bechtel. Intergen bid $300m for what will be the Egypt's first build- own- operate- transfer power

Asia faces an oversupply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the next decade, which will force greenfield and expansion projects to be delayed, according to energy consultants Wood Machenzie

A two-day workshop on dissemination of passive solar housing technology in the hill States is being organised by the Himachal Pradesh State Council for Science, Technology and Environment from

The electricity industry in UK wants power companies to collect up to 100m pounds from households to fund a scheme to aid disadvantaged electricity users. The idea for a 4 pounds a year levy on

A Bangalore scientist has identified a vegetable oil made from the common 'honge' plant which is an effective and cheap substitute for diesel. Dr U Shrinivasa, professor, Department of Mechanical

Big industries units in Rajasthan are reeling under heavy power cut as the state electricity board (RESB) is experiencing shortfall of 400MW. Big industries are subjected to 75 per cent cut in supply

The Department of Atomic Energy has set up two demonstration plants for food irradiation at Mumbai and Jodhpur for test-marketing and consumer response surveys to pave the way for the establishment

The Karnataka High Court on Saturday reserved its judgment on a public interest writ petition seeking a comprehensive inquiry into the setting up of the Cogentrix power project in Udupi