Daily Archive: October 19, 2015

New transmission lines reduce power congestion in South India

Congestion in southern India has reduced due to the commissioning of the Raichur-Solapur and Aurangabad-Solapur transmission lines, which has helped evacuate 2,000 MW of electricity. PowerGrid Corporation expects the completion of the Kolhapur-Narendra transmission...

UPERC slaps Rs 50,000 fine on Purvanchal Vidyut MD

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on the managing director (MD) of Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, the distribution company of eastern Uttar Pradesh for not...

KPMG to chart out NTPC’s future

State-owned NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, has appointed consultancy firm KPMG to work out a new strategy to face the challenges of an evolving energy landscape.  As part of the exercise, KPMG will...

Survey soon to tap state’s solar power potential

With the HP State Electricity Regulation Commission (HPSERC) fixing the tariff for solar power, the state government has decided to undertake a survey to identify the specific sites and the exact potential the state...