Daily Archive: July 20, 2015

West Bengal govt transfers hydro projects to NHPC

West Bengal government has given a fillip to Centre’s mega merger plan of all state-owned hydro electric units with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), by handing over state’s four hydro power projects with a...

West Bengal lags in solar power promotion

KOLKATA: Once a pioneer in the sector of renewable energy, West Bengal now does not even figure among the top ten states in the country in terms of developing renewable energy, say latest figures...

Hectic bid to get Anpara unit functional

LUCKNOW: The top brass of UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam has gone into overdrive to get the power unit in Anpara D functional, four months after it was inaugurated by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav....

Kesco to launch LED bulb scheme today

KANPUR: In order to encourage use of LED bulbs for saving power and bringing down consumption, Kanpur Electricity Supply Company (Kesco) will distribute as many as 20 lakh LED bulbs to the people. Kesco...

Water shortage affects power generation

Deficient amount of rainfall witnessed by the state is not only creating water woes but is also affecting the generation of electricity. The state’s power generation on Sunday stood at 8,660 mw while demand...

West Bengal lags in solar power promotion

Once a pioneer in the sector of renewable energy, West Bengal now does not even figure among the top ten states in the country in terms of developing renewable energy, say latest figures available...