Monthly Archive: July 2016

Heavy rains taking toll on power production

DEHRADUN: Heavy rains have not only wreaked havoc on the roads of the hill state but also hampered the power production. Gushing rivers of the Himalayan state are bringing a large amount of silt...

National lab policy for renewable energy soon

NEW DELHI: The ministry of new and renewable energy is in the process of finalising a national lab policy to set norms for testing, standardisation and certification of renewable energy related products, and define...

Give us cheap power, Piyushji

Not only have we been told India is a surplus power nation, those on Twitter will see a tweet from power minister, Piyush Goyal, everyday on how much electricity is available on various power...

AP discoms among top 5 in power supply practices

Visakhapatnam: City-based Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) and Tirupati-based Southern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APSPDCL) have bagged the first and fourth ranks in an operational study of 10 selected...

Power discom faces staff crunch

Gurgaon: The Millennium City’s ambitious zero-outage project seems to be a distant dream. The reason: Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) runs on manpower that was optimum in the early nineties, despite the consumer...

Telangana to miss its ambitious power date

The ambitious target of the the state government to have 20,000 MW of installed power generation capacity is unlikely to be achieved by 2019. TSGenco got the green signal for its 4×270 MW Bhadradri...

CESC to sign new 150 mw PPA for Maharashtra plant

CESCBSE 1.79 % is close to signing a new 150 megawatt power purchase agreement for its 2 x 300 megawatt Chandrapura Thermal Power Plant in Maharashtra. The thermal power plant has already entered into...