Daily Archive: January 26, 2014

Free power bad policy, would dent reforms: B K Chaturvedi

The Planning Commission does not seem to be happy with the rising wave in favour of power tariff reductions nationally triggered by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s 50% tariff relief for domestic consumers. “The policy of free...

Chhatrapur to be first smart grid town in Odisha

 Chhatrapur, the district headquarters of Ganjam, will become the first ‘smart grid town’ in the state after it starts using an advanced technology in power supply that can withstand cyclones with wind speed of...

APERC public hearing: Farmers oppose power tariff hike

Mild tension prevailed at the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (APERC) public hearing here on Saturday, as representatives of several farmers’ associations and political parties vociferously opposed the power tariff hike mooted by the...