Industry reluctant, regulators lax The only hiccup in implementing a wide scale, cfl -based energy-saving programme in India is mercury, a small but essential component of the lamp. Mercury is a proven neurotoxin. Inhaling mercury vapours can severely damage the respiratory tract. Sore throat, coughing, pain or tightness in the chest, headache, muscle weakness, anorexia, gastrointestinal

NEW DELHI: Reliance Power, the flagship power company of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), on Wednesday yet again sprang a surprise with its aggressive bid that won the 4,000 mw Tilaiya ultra mega power project (UMPP), the third such project in its kitty after Sasan (Madhya Pradesh) and Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh).

After spurning wind power, China has swung around and embraced this clean energy. But the nation's love affair with wind may be spinning out of control, finds David Cyranoski.

Manufacturers in the solar-energy industry are downsizing and scaling back their once-ambitious plans. Katharine Sanderson reports.

NEW DELHI: The government has relaxed captive coal mining norms to allow power companies to divert surplus coal from one of their projects to another.

Permission will be given on a case-to-case basis to coal-surplus companies that approach the coal ministry, said a senior government official who asked not to be named.

NEW DELHI: Tata Power Company (TPC) has moved the Delhi High Court challenging government's decision to allow Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power to divert coal from the captive mines of Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) for use in other projects.

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Government claims that its endeavours would make UP a power surplus state from one hit by chronic shortage by 2012, but industry says that there are many a slip between the cup and the lip, hence don

The Power generation policy-2009 announced by Gujarat government. It is aimed at encouraging private participation, promoting efficient and environment-friendly technologies in power generation and ensuring competitiveness in the power sector.

Ahmedabad: The country