Daily Archive: January 3, 2014

Roadblocks hit power sector reforms in Haryana

Roadblocks hit power sector reforms in Haryana The power utilities of Haryana have drawn an ambitious plan to reform the power sector with the central assistance but in house efforts are being torpedoed on...

TNERC gets one more member

Almost six months after the headless Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) became a one-member body, the government has appointed G. Rajagopal, Director (Finance) in the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), as...

Discoms gearing up for 25% hike in tariff

Electricity consumers are in for a real shocker in 2014 as the power distribution companies (discoms) gearing up to demand 25% hike in tariff for the coming year. Things are going to worsen for...

Cabinet approves Power System Development Fund

The government approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for operationalisation of the Power System Development Fund. “Power System Development Fund (PSDF) will be utilised for creating necessary transmission systems of strategic importance...

Raj Govt to ensure 24-hour power supply this year: Minister

Power generation and transmission systems will be strengthened by reducing Theft and Distribution Losses The Rajasthan government today said that 24-hour powersupply would be ensured for all in the state this year, as promised in the BJP’s election...

Outage fear kept Delhi govt quiet on dues

The fear that Delhi could face long outages as well as “non-cost reflective” tariff issued by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) are the factors cited by Delhi governmentto explain why they allowed discoms BSESRajdhani and BSES Yamuna...

CCEA clears changes to Mega Power Policy

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today cleared amendments to the Mega Power Policy, the benefits of which can be availed by the generation firms only after fulfulling certain mandatory conditions. “To avail the benefits...