Daily Archive: February 9, 2013

2,500 MW hydro projects get forest clearance

India’s hopes of tapping its hydro power potential has received a boost from the Forest Advisory Committee, which has granted clearance to projects worth 2,500 mega watts (MW) across various States. The projects that...

Credit ratings for Discoms from April 1

Electricity distribution companies (Discoms) would get their credit ratings from April 1, said Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge). The Power Minister today met banks and financial institutions to discuss...

BSES to switch over to monthly billing

Consumers of BSES Rajdhani Power Limited will receive monthly electricity bills from March instead of getting bi-monthly ones. The company has decided to adopt monthly billing for all its single phase consumers (domestic, non...

We have done nothing wrong: MNRE

Reacting to the news of the US government challenging India in the World Trade Organisation over the ‘domestic content requirement’ under the National Solar Mission, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has said...

Land acquisition for solar plants on

The process of land acquisition for setting up solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plants at seven un-electrified tribal habitations in the Bhadrachalam Agency has gained momentum. The Andhra Pradesh Northern Power Distribution Company Limited (APNPDCL)...