electricity

Uttar Pradesh polls 2022: AAP promises 300 units of electricity free, 24X7 supply

The AAP has made similar promises in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa where assembly polls are due in early next year.

published on : 16th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission public hearing on true-up charges on Sept 22

With some objectors seeking more information on the claims made by the Discoms, the commission directed the utilities to furnish the details before the hearing.

published on : 16th September 2021

Rs 58000 electricity bill shocks puncture mechanic in Andhra's Kurnool

A technical problem had caused the high bill, he said and the billing staffer was unaware of the technical fault. 

published on : 14th September 2021

Andhra's power distributors justify recovery of true-up charges from consumers, blame TDP government

The power utilities’ officials blamed the previous government for the true-up charges and claimed that the recovery will not give “much inconvenience” to the consumers.

published on : 13th September 2021

Nepal proposes mutual seasonal power exchange with Bihar

Seasonal exchange of around 150 to 200 MW energy would be finalized in near future between Nepal and India via Bihar electricity department, said the senior protocol officer of Bihar energy department

published on : 9th September 2021

Consumers need to bear additional burden as electricity cost set to go up in Andhra Pradesh

The APERC directed the discoms to clearly segregate the retail supply business and the distribution business in their annual accounts as per the norms.

published on : 1st September 2021

Eight core sectors' output up 9.4 per cent in July

The eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had contracted by 7.6 per cent in July 2020 due to the lockdown.

published on : 31st August 2021

NTPC Darlipali plant’s second unit to commence operation in Odisha's Sundargarh from September 1

The construction of the railway lines and MGR was delayed due to land acquisition problems.

published on : 31st August 2021

NTPC gears up to meet rising power demand; generation up 23 per cent

Under flexible utilisation of coal policy, NTPC is arranging coal at the stations where the stock position is critical.

published on : 30th August 2021

Kochi: Smart Mission to install 26,000 smart meters for electricity board

Devices to be installed in corp divisions 1, 5, 62, 66 and 67; these will avoid excess billing

published on : 30th August 2021

Garbage to light up this panchayat in Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga

The money thus saved can be used to develop the panchayat, which houses about 14,000 people in eight villages.

published on : 16th August 2021

Dues of government deptartments to power utilities mount to Rs 10,800 crore

According to the latest fact sheet released by APTRANSCO, the government departments’ current consumption arrears, accumulated over the last five-six years, stood at Rs 11,034.60 crore.

published on : 13th August 2021

12 power plants in Telangana to get Flue-Gas Desulphurisation installed by December 2024

The installation of the flue-gas desulphurisation is part of a phased plan prepared by the Central Electricity Commission after new environmental norms were notified in December 2015.

published on : 12th August 2021

Miscommunication leads to tiff between Telangana Forest, Power departments

After Forest department officials lodged a case against electricity department staff for cutting branches without permission, the latter cut power supply of the Forest department office.

published on : 11th August 2021

The genesis of Delhi model

According to a recent report, power theft in the national capital has come down from 55 per cent in 2002 to 7.5 per cent in 2020.

published on : 9th August 2021
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