Daily Archive: April 11, 2015

Telangana to Invest Rs 45K Cr in Power Sector

HYDERABAD:The state government has ‘powerful’ plans to implement 24X7 power supply to rural and urban consumers in the state from 2018-19. For this, the state is planning to invest more than Rs 45,000 crore...

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Renewables 2014, the global status report on renewable energy by the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), says that the “evolution of renewable energy over the past decade has surpassed all...

Villagers strike cuts MCL coal supply by half

Transportation of coal from key mines of Mahanadi CoalfieldsLimited (MCL) has been affected for last three days due to road blockages by local villagers, who have been demanding jobs, better compensation in exchange for...

Govt wants direct line to farms

The Centre is pressing states to separate electricity feeder for domestic and agricultural supply, replicating the Gujarat model that has cut power losses by 20 per cent in five years. The move is expected...

Cong, CPI(M) oppose power tariff hike proposal

RAIPUR: Public hearing organized by Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) on Friday to elicit objections to proposed tariff hike turned out be a noisy affair with Congress and CPI (M) workers reaching the...

April 17 deadline for power tariff suggestions

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has extended the last date of submitting objections or suggestions for the tariff petitions submitted by the three city discoms till April 17. The earlier deadline...

NGO warns against power tariff hike

PUNE: City-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prayas energy group on Friday cautioned the state electricity regulator against approving the power tariff hike proposal submitted by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL). The NGO...