Panel to suggest way out of power sector losses

The committee, which will particularly study the human resources issues plaguing the sector, has been tasked to submit a comprehensive report in 45 days.

published on : 29th April 2021

Ensure uninterrupted power supply to Covid hospitals: Energy Secy

The secretary, in a review meeting, said power utilities should always be ready to offer immediate service to any request from hospitals. 

published on : 26th April 2021

Centre makes annual audit a must for Discoms

Based on the report, the bureau will make recommendations for initiating target based corrective action.  

published on : 22nd April 2021

Discoms overdues falls to Rs 74,000 crore in March after release of second tranche of liquidity package

The overdue amount stood at Rs 89,628 crore in February. The power producers give 45 days to power distribution utilities (discoms) to pay bills for electricity supply.

published on : 21st April 2021

Discoms seek Rs 2,542.86 crore true-up charges

The APERC has invited views, suggestions or objections on the true-up charges from public and stakeholders and it will hold a public hearing in this regard on May 12.

published on : 10th April 2021

Condition of President Kovind stable, being shifted to AIIMS: R and R hospital

The president was undergoing a health check-up in the military hospital following a chest discomfort on Friday morning.

published on : 27th March 2021

Earth Hour: BSES requests consumers to switch off lights

Showing solidarity with the event, BSES is once again actively and wholeheartedly supporting and promoting the initiative, said the statement issued by the power discom on Monday.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Discom dues decline for second month in a row 

This is the first time that this figure has fallen for two consecutive months since the outbreak of the pandemic.

published on : 21st March 2021

APP cries foul over change in discom bidding guidelines

These changes included an extension of the window for submitting eligible bids for the company. 

published on : 13th March 2021

Automatic compensation payment if Discoms fail to meet standards in Andhra Pradesh

All that the consumers have to do is to raise a complaint. 

published on : 28th February 2021

Officials allay fears, say no plans to privatise Discoms

The officials, however, maintained that there were no proposals of privatisation of state-owned power companies.

published on : 17th February 2021

Recover remaining dues from Andhra Pradesh govt depts, discoms told

Members of the committee have suggested that special drives may be conducted for realising the arrears from the government offices which are to the tune of Rs 5,000 crore. 

published on : 10th February 2021

APERC asks discoms to justify power purchases

The JAC said the demonstrations were part of the country-wide protest call given by National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Centre to release second tranche of Rs 3,300 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh discoms soon

The energy department has been implementing DBT of agriculture power subsidy in Srikakulam from September 2020, on a pilot basis, and is working to roll it out in the other districts from April 2021.

published on : 27th January 2021

India’s power demand spike signals recovery, but discom dues a worry

But while rising demand is an indicator of wider economic recovery, the power sector itself may not immediately benefit.

published on : 24th January 2021
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