Discoms

Discoms to benefit from solar panels: Study

The study is aimed at giving a push to the Aam Aadmi Party government’s ‘Mukhyamantri Solar Power Scheme’.

published on : 25th October 2019

Andhra Pradesh government sanctions Rs 4,690 crore for clearing discoms’ dues 

The State government has given administrative sanction for the release of `4,690 crore to power discoms to clear the dues to be paid to various financial agencies and banks.

published on : 21st September 2019

Rs 7,600 crore Discom dues land Gridco in financial crisis

The State-run power trading company Gridco is in a deep financial crisis due to non-payment of arrears and bulk supply bills by the distribution companies (Discoms).

published on : 16th September 2019

Transco CMD slams critics, says all discoms are in losses

CMD D Prabhakar Rao says all discoms in country except Haryana are in losses, points out that loans are being spent to build capital

published on : 28th August 2019

Telangana government orders departments to clear electricity dues

The decision was taken at a meeting of State government officials and representatives of discoms at the Secretariat on Friday.

published on : 3rd August 2019

Kejriwal Power: Delhiites to get 200 units of electricity free of cost

CM Arvind Kejriwal stated that electricity usage up to 200 units will be free and that the cost of this subsidy will be borne by the government, which is about  Rs 1,800-2,000 crore per year.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Discoms ready with LCs as mandated by Centre

The Discoms, which have outstanding liabilities of about Rs 19,000 crore sought the support of the State government in maintaining adequate flow of cash so that LCs can be opened and honoured

published on : 1st August 2019

CM KCR promises financial support to power firms

The CM has instructed Finance officials to prepare contingency plans to help power utilities as and when needed.

published on : 1st August 2019

If required, Telangana government ready to rescue Discoms

As the Discoms require money for giving the LCs, they requested the State government to give Rs 1,000 crore additional funds.

published on : 31st July 2019

Discoms make a beeline for cheap power from NTPC

Discoms are expected to save as much as Rs 2.5 crore per day due to this system that allows states to access cheaper power first. 

published on : 29th July 2019

Power ministry’s order will badly affect Discoms, says AIPEF

It has also opposed the NITI Aayog’s strategy paper to privatise the distribution of electricity throughout the country.

published on : 29th July 2019