The UDAY scheme has come under a cloud as there is stagnation in the improvement of various operational parameters.
The dividend is 35.8 percent of the paid-up equity share capital of the company, NPTC said in a statement.
While it is easy to blame discoms, remember that they are also under political pressure to not increase tariffs and turn a blind eye towards theft etc
A progressive increase of power tariffs was critical to pare down AT&C losses but many states have not raised tariffs, which are hurting discoms
The US State Department's representative on Iran said November 7 that Iraq had been granted a special permission.
When asked to comment, a BSES spokesperson said that due to the nature of the power business in India, power demand is arranged keeping in mind the peak power demand
"The average load shedding (percentage) for this month (June 1-19) is 0.08 percent. On June 11 it was 0.13 per cent. The corresponding average figure in 2017 was 0.1 percent and in 2016 it was 0.23 percent," according to data shared by Jain.
As per Infosys' 11th Annual Sustainability Report, 43.7 percent of the company's electricity requirements -- equating to more than 100 million units -- is sourced from renewable sources.
The joint study by Assocham and Ernst & Young LLP added that increasing adoption of EVs across India will be instrumental in transforming the country's power sector and reduce emissions by 40-50 percent, helping the country in achieving carbon emission reduction targets.
Six sugar mills from Khatauli, Titawi, Budhana, Mansurpur, Tikola and Khaikheri areas in Muzaffarnagar accounted for electricity worth Rs 78 crore, District Cane Officer (DCO) O P Yadav said.
Bitcoin's burgeoning electricity demands have attracted almost as much attention as the cryptocurrency's wildly fluctuating value.
As per official data, the country's overall power generation is at 1,306.614 billion units (BU), which includes generation from grid connected renewable sources, as compared to 1,241.689 BU produced in 2016-17, it said.
While providing electricity would increase the demand for power, the government is still struggling to get the demand-supply side equation right.
As per government records, by April 1, 2015, India had about 18,452 unelectrified villages. Since then, until April 28 this year, India managed to electrify close to 16 and a half villages every day
Transmission, distribution and trading of electricity need licences under the Electricity Act. Therefore, all utilities have to seek licences for sale of power to consumers.
"The energy charges have been reduced by 20-30 paise per unit. The Commission has marginally increased the fixed/demand charges for most categories. This has resulted in an overall decrease of 2 per cent (14 paise/unit) as compared to the existing tariff," Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) said in a statement.
He asked them to abide by schedule for the trial run of the turbines and the commissioning of the project.
Inaugurating the Rs 629 crore Umtru hydro-electric project at Dehal in Ri Bhoi district yesterday, he said the state has various potential areas for power generation and called on the local indigenous people to participate in the process of state building.
Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha also said, "During the first refuelling shutdown, in parallel with refuelling, detailed inspections, surveillance tests, mandatory checks and routine maintenance works were carried out."
The new year will see the government accelerate efforts to achieve the mammoth task of reaching power to more than a quarter of a billion people who lack access to electricity.
Launching the "Saubhagya Yojana" here, Das said only 38 lakh households out of 68 lakh households in the state could get electricity in 67 years.
There is a mismatch between peak demand and electricity generation period for solar, said Nitya Nanda, Fellow & Area Convenor at the Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
The government has been working to achieve the goals of 24X7 power for all, debt free efficient discoms, clean energy power capacity of 175 GW by 2022 and revival over 40 GW stressed power assets.
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Since taking office in April last year, Suu Kyi has sought to repair relations that were strained when a previous semi-civilian government in 2011 blocked a China-backed dam, which was supposed to send most of its electricity to China's Yunnan province.