Daily Archive: May 28, 2015

PSPCL gets cheaper power in peak summer

Call it the effect of economic slowdown or a stroke of luck. The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has bought power from private companies at the rate of Rs 3.44 per unit during...

States keep off cheap power as users bleed

NEW DELHI: Ever wondered why your power bills keep rising even when consumption doesn’t? Or why you are in the dark when there’s enough electricity? One reason could be that your utility may be...

Government rescues Athena hydel project in Sikkim

NEW DELHI: The power ministry has stepped in to rescue the country’s largest public-private hydel project with a deal that would see a joint venture of the Sikkim government and central utility NHPC buying...

Hyderabad court orders attachment of discom assets

NEW DELHI: A court in Hyderabad has ordered attachment of movable assets of state-run power transmission company, Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh, for its failure to clear dues of an equipment supplier. The city...