Daily Archive: June 20, 2015

No shortage of coal for power plants, says govt

Union coal secretary Anil Swarup has assured that there would be no shortage of coal for power plants in the country. While stating that the total coal production  in the country touched 450 million...

Solar effect

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved plans to generate 2,000 MW of grid-connected PV solar power on a Build-Own-Operate basis by solar power developers under the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru...

The Electricity Act needs more power

“And God said, ‘Let there be light’, and there was light. But the electricity board said, ‘He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected!’ Spike Milligan’s light-hearted (pun intended) observation has little...

Pay 10% more for power from July 1

LUCKNOW: Your electricity bill is set to rise by 10% from July. On Thursday, the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) announced the raise that not only included the per unit charges but also the...

MSEDCL to raise consumer awareness through rally, lecture

NASHIK: Concerned over the rising number of electricity users, especially children who use gadgets like laptops, cellphones and tablets, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has decided to raise consumer awareness through...

Mahagenco may soon sell power outside state

NAGPUR: Energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has given in principle clearance to Mahagenco for selling power to buyers other than MSEDCL. Four units of Mahagenco have been shut down as MSEDCL does not need their...