Daily Archive: April 25, 2013

Mobile vans for collection of power bills

PATNA: City power consumers will soon not have to stand in a long queue to pay their energy bills as mobile vans will be pressed into service to collect the same at their doorsteps. South Bihar...

Chief minister has not paid his power bills

Chavan, 28 ministers owe BEST `62 lakh, reveals RTI query; PRO claims bills cleared.  The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST), which has recently increased the electricity charges to off-set losses of its...

Dedicated power supply for water scheme

Civic body to save on diesel expenditure With Mayor S.M. Velusamy switching on the dedicated power supply on Wednesday to a pumping station in the Kavundampalayam-Vadavalli Combined Drinking Water Supply Scheme, the Corporation has...

Solar power bids heading for re-tendering?

The government’s bid to finalise tenders for solar power and encourage generation of non-conventional energy to meet the gap in the demand and supply from conventional sources may not be a smooth affair. It...

AP discoms told to compensate power producer Konaseema Gas Power

Shortly after favourable verdicts for coal-based power producers Tata Power and Adani Power, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has directed the state-owned utilities of Andhra Pradesh to compensate Konaseema Gas Power which has not been operating its 445 mw natural...

Solar power back-up for petrol bunks

Petrol stations in some rural areas have started getting solar power backup to provide customers their fill of fuel more efficiently, while overcoming power cuts. In an interesting initiative, two petrol bunks of Indian...