Daily Archive: June 14, 2013

Pak wants power from India to light up a part of Lahore

Power-starved Pakistan has indicated its willingness to hook up a portion of Lahore with the Indian side, enabling the capital of the Punjab province to draw electricity from the Indian grid. Pakistan’s government made...

Jharkhand on path of power reforms

Jharkhand has embarked upon the path of electricity reforms, unbundling the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) and introducing rural franchise schemes to improve power supply. “Franchise for Ranchi and Jamshedpur has already been appointed,”...

Power situation eases in Punjab, Haryana due to rains

Power situation in Punjab and Haryana eased considerably following widespread rain lashing the northern region with demand for power dipping sharply. Less demand for energy enabled power utilities in Punjab and Haryana to rollback...

Gas-based power plants running at 24% capacity

Almost all the gas-based power projects in the country are functioning at an average capacity of just about 24 per cent due to massive gas shortage. “At least 18,000 MW gas-based power projects which...