Daily Archive: June 12, 2013

13-hour power shutdown tomorrow

Residents of Guntur, Tenali, Repalle, Mangalagiri and Tadepalli should brace up for a complete blackout on Thursday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. as the Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (SPDCL), Guntur Region, is...

Monnet stopped from drawing power lines

The Orissa high court has directedMonnet Power Company Limited (MPCL) and Empower, Trancs Private limited, Bhubaneswar, a construction company, to stop drawing transmission power lines over Angul’sNishavillage following a petition from villagers. Company officials said they are yet to receive the court order...

Inter-regional grids to help evacuate more power to South

The commissioning of the Inter-regional power transmission line between Raichur–Sholapur 765 kV two single circuit lines will help Southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala access more power from west and...

Surplus rainfall brightens energy outlook for Kerala

With the inaugural spell of Southwest monsoon bringing surplus rainfall to Kerala, the energy outlook for the state, which relies heavily on hydro-electrical project, has brightened after passing through a searing summer of grim...

Coal stocks in power plants at 10-yr high

Coal stocks in power plants are at a 10-year high, and has remained that way for the past few weeks, prompting Coal India officials to say that the stock is about 20 million tonnes,...

NTPC, SAIL, 10 others face the music

Public sector power behemoth NTPC, steel sector giant SAIL and 10 other companies were issued showcause notices on Tuesday by the Coal Ministry, which wanted to know why they had failed in developing the...