Sri Lankan police launch probe in major power outage

Sri Lanka's largest electricity company Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said the restoration work would take hours.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Andhra Pradesh Discom to adjust true-up charges in December bills

It may be recalled that AP power regulator issued an order on August 27, allowing the Discoms to recover Rs 3,669 crore in installments over a period of eight months from August as true-up charges.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board faces huge scarcity of electric spares

Because of the shortage of items like electric poles, aluminium and copper wires, pin insulators and others, we are unable to give connections within a stipulated time, a worker said.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Rs 10,900 crore revenue gap: Will Telangana government allow Discoms to hike power tariff?

As the new tariff, if proposed, is applicable till March 31, 2023, which is an election year and therefore it is perceived that the tariff hike may not be very burdensome, if at all imposed.

published on : 1st December 2021

15 lakh power sector workers to protest against tabling of Electricity Amendment Bill: AIPEF

The Agenda of winter session of Parliament indicate that the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 will be placed in this session of the Parliament, NCOEEE said.

published on : 29th November 2021

Cabinet approves privatisation of electricity distribution in Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

According to the statement, the said privatisation process will fulfill the desired outcomes of better services to over 1.45 lakh consumers of DNH&DD.

published on : 24th November 2021

NPCI Bharat BillPay on-boards Tata Power for electricity bill payments

Bharat BillPay's marquee offering - ClickPay will enable Tata Power customers to make monthly electricity bill payments with ease.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Reliance Infrastructure seeks reversal of Odisha electricity body's order on payment to GRIDCO

The State-run utility had appealed OERC for settlement of outstanding dues of Rs 1,443.75 crore, Rs 1,001.04 crore and Rs 1,789.28 crore respectively from the three discoms.

published on : 22nd November 2021

MSP next? Farmers head to Lucknow for Monday's Kisan Mahapanchayat; SKM to meet at November 27

Despite the prime minister's surprise announcement, farmer leaders have maintained the protesters won't budge until the three contentious laws are formally repealed in Parliament.

published on : 21st November 2021

Telangana Chief Secretary comes to rescue of Jangaon government offices

Instructing the NPDCL officials to restore power supply to all 22 offices at the earliest, CS said that he was taking full responsibility for ensuring that the dues were settled immediately.

published on : 20th November 2021

Won’t back down until Electricity Bill is also withdrawn: Telangana farmers’ unions

The unions also demanded that legislation guaranteeing minimum support price (MSP) to farmers be enacted in the Parliament.

published on : 20th November 2021

No guarantee India would import our surplus electricity: Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deub

We need to utilise more and more hydropower within the country, Deuba said while addressing the 19th and 20th Annual General Meeting of IPPAN.

published on : 16th November 2021

Green signal for buying 7,000 MW from SECI

The commission also permitted the power utilities concerned to enter into a tripartite power sale agreement (PSA) with SECI to purchase power for 25 years.

published on : 13th November 2021

Power sector staff, engineers to protest against electricity amendment bill on November 29: AIPEF

Protest demonstrations will be held at all capitals of states and Union Territories.

published on : 12th November 2021

Several raise voice against true-up charges, APERC reserves order

The commission, which gave time for the general public to file written submissions till Wednesday, is likely to issue an order in a few weeks. 

published on : 12th November 2021
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