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Solar, wind power production spikes up

HMEDABAD: The state produced 1,444.38 million units of solar power in 2014 while it produced 5,662.30 million units of wind energy during the same period. In the last two years, the wind power production...

Renewable Energy Policy in State Soon

BHUBANESWAR:The State Government will soon launch a Renewable Energy Policy to promote renewable energy utilisation for ensuring energy access, security and sustainable growth for people, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced here on Thursday. Inaugurating...

APTCL commissions transmission line

AMRAVATI: The Amravati Power Transmission Company Ltd (APTCL), a wholly owned subsidiary of RattanIndia Power Ltd, has commissioned the transmission system for evacuation of power from Amravati power plant. The transmission system includes 104-km...

State grid to witness increased supply soon

LUCKNOW: The coming week could be crucial for UP’s ailing power sector. Not only will the UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav inaugurate the 500 Mw unit of Anpara D power plant on March 31,...

Mahagenco to get coal mine in Chhattisgarh

State-run power generator Mahagenco has heaved a sigh of relief as the coal ministry has decided to give it a captive coal mine. Mahagenco’s earlier captive mine Machchhakatta in Angul district of Odisha was...

Govt softens power blow

HYDERABAD: Domestic power consumers utilizing more than 200 units per month will have to shell out more for their electricity bills from next month. The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) on Friday announced...

Peak power demand sees 2.8% deficit in Feb

India registered a shortfall of 2.8% in peak power demand during February. Though it appears to be the continuation of the ‘power deficit’ trend, the shortfall is gradually coming down. Peak demand for power...

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