Dec 12, 2019 12:53 PM IST
The ordinance would ensure that contracts are followed, cross-subsidisation of consumers is restricted and utilities make timely payments
- Dec 10, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Electricity demand fell to 98.84 billion units in November 2019, from 94.60 billion units during the same period last year, data compiled by the Central Electricity Authority showed.
- Dec 05, 2019 06:50 PM IST
The 'One Nation-One Price' prevailed for 26 days during the month. The inter-state congestion for the remaining days was on account of import of power to southern states.
- Dec 03, 2019 09:20 PM IST
Singh was replying to a question on whether a large number of assets of national power grid could be vulnerable to cyber attacks and what steps the government has taken to increase security across power grid in the country.
- Dec 03, 2019 04:41 PM IST
As per the figures provided by the minister, 1,06,200 MU electricity was generated in August 2019, which was 0.39 per cent higher than 1,05,793 MU generated in August 2018.
- Nov 22, 2019 03:57 PM IST
According to officials, power tariffs can fall 3 to 5 paisa per unit across the country
- Nov 11, 2019 02:16 PM IST
The South Asian country needs electricity to fuel its expanding economy but a third decline in power consumption in as many months points to tapering industrial activity in the nation that aims to become a $5 trillion economy by 2024.
- Oct 22, 2019 09:30 AM IST
According to a reply to an RTI application filed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), after coming to power in Delhi in 2015, Kejriwal had spent Rs 12,18,027 on treatment in private hospitals, which was paid by the general administration department of the Delhi government, Tiwari said.
- Oct 09, 2019 07:30 PM IST
The reduction in prices was mainly on account of low demand, improved coal supply, extended monsoon and improved hydro power generation, it added.
- Jul 26, 2019 04:30 PM IST
'The demand of power keeps on changing, depending on the weather. While in winters, it remains 10,000 to 12,000 Mega Watts, the demand rises to 22,000 MW in summers,' he said in a written reply in the state legislative assembly.
- Jul 15, 2019 10:55 PM IST
The minister also made it clear that states can give free power to certain sections of society but they would have to pay for it from their own budget.
- Jul 05, 2019 11:46 AM IST
"I propose to implement a blueprint for gas, water grids, and airports," she said in Parliament
- Jul 03, 2019 09:00 AM IST
Village electrification done, it’s time for universal access. The road is tough. But a mix of policy and fiscal interventions can turn the dream into reality
- Jun 03, 2019 03:20 PM IST
The all-India electricity generation (excluding renewables) increased 5.3 per cent y-o-y to 108.9 billion units in April 2019 as thermal and hydro generation increased by 2 per cent and 48 per cent, respectively.
- Feb 28, 2019 12:56 PM IST
The UDAY scheme has come under a cloud as there is stagnation in the improvement of various operational parameters.
- Feb 22, 2019 05:20 PM IST
The dividend is 35.8 percent of the paid-up equity share capital of the company, NPTC said in a statement.
- Feb 21, 2019 01:12 PM IST
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
- Jan 11, 2019 05:19 PM IST
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
- Nov 08, 2018 05:38 PM IST
The US State Department's representative on Iran said November 7 that Iraq had been granted a special permission.
- Aug 05, 2018 04:01 PM IST
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
- Jun 22, 2018 09:53 PM IST
"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.
- Jun 19, 2018 04:18 PM IST
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.
- Jun 14, 2018 02:45 PM IST
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.
- May 21, 2018 03:21 PM IST
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.
- May 17, 2018 11:37 AM IST
Bitcoin's burgeoning electricity demands have attracted almost as much attention as the cryptocurrency's wildly fluctuating value.