Daily Archive: March 10, 2015

Goa seeks central funds to improve power infra

PANAJI: Keen to improve power supply within the state and specially to industries, the state government has approached Union minister of state for power and coal Piyush Goyal for 1,200 crores under central schemes...

Jain wants discom-NTPC pact information

NEW DELHI: Delhi power minister Satyendar Jain has asked the power department for details of the power purchase agreements with NTPC. In a meeting on Monday, Jain said that the details of these agreements...

Discoms’ Arrear to Gridco Stands at Rs 2,613 Cr

BHUBANESWAR: With an accumulated loss of Rs 2,424.23 crore till 2012-13, the Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra)-managed distribution companies (discoms) have defaulted to clear arrear amounting to Rs 2,613.47 crore to Gridco towards bulk supply of...

New power distribution bill announced

JAIPUR: Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday announced that the state government will soon introduce Rajasthan Electricity Distribution Management Bill, which will ensure better implementation of Financial Restructuring Plan for state discoms. “The bill...

More power to tenants

Ambika Amar Sagavkar (40), a widow staying with her daughter and running a mess from her 300 sq ft tenement at Gajarewada near Deccan Gymkhana, has been struggling to get power from MSEDCL for...

Red tape keeps power investors at bay

Lalit Mohan, Tribune News Service, Dharamsala, March 9: Delay in clearance is keeping investors away from the power sector in the state. The investors, who have already invested in the hydropower sector, are suffering losses as...

Not many takers for Tripura’s surplus power

KOLKATA, MARCH 9:   In a country that had failed to carry out distribution sector reforms and lacks adequate transmission capacity, creating surplus electricity generation capacities may have disastrous fallout. Ask the Tripura government, that...