Daily Archive: July 14, 2015

Higher power demand in state leads to load shedding

PUNE: There was an emergency load shedding in the state on Monday as the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd struggled to meet higher demand from agriculture sector. In Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad, there...

Power tribunal hit by manpower shortage

Despite a growing pile of undecided cases, the government appears in no hurry to equip the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Aptel) with sufficient strength to adjudicate on matters pending before it. While the government...

Rosneft eyes Indian solar power market

New Delhi: Russia’s OAO Rosneft, the world’s largest publicly traded oil company, is exploring a huge investment in solar energy in India, in a move that is as much a sign of the company’s...

Sector seeing investments, eyeing 1500MW orders: Inox Wind

With the government reintroducing generation-based incentives, environment for renewable energy sector has improved. Devansh Jain, Director, Inox Wind  speaks about the wind energy business in India which is seeing investments from government companies and...

Weather plays havoc on power supply in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: Trees uprooted during Saturday evening rains and broken branches played havoc with the city’s power supply which remained affected on Sunday too, spoiling weekly off of more than 5 lakh of population in...

7-hr outage at govt hospital hits services

GURGAON: The General Hospital in Sector 10 faced power cut for seven hours on Sunday from 8 am to 3 pm. No ward except the labour room had electricity where backup was used. The...